Distance Learning

Grand Canyon National Park offers state-of-the-art distance learning programs for classrooms. Programs are free and take place from November through May. An internet connection is required.

Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is currently full.

To participate next year, please complete this form and fax it to 928-638-7737.

Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will begin in October 2015.


Educational DVDs and Grand Canyon Traveling Trunks are available for classroom use.

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    Ancient Life

    Plant fossil (background) on reddish rock. On the right, a trilobite on green shale.

    What do fossils tell scientists about ancient life at Grand Canyon? Students examine the canyon’s amazing fossils, rock layers, and current environments to find out. Park rangers lead the class in several activities in this live and interactive distance learning program. (60 minutes).

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    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Climate Change, Earth Science, Geology, Landscapes, Paleontology, Physical Science
    National/State Standards:
    NS.K-4.1 Science as Inquiry
    NS.K-4.3 Life Science
    NS.K-4.4 Earth and Space Science
    NS.K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives
    NS.5-8.3 Life Science
    NS.5-8.4 Earth and Space Science
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    Canyon Connections

    Cottonwood trees growing by Burro Spring on the Tonto Platform, 3,060 ft (933 m) below the South Rim.

    From snow-covered forests to hot, dry deserts, Grand Canyon boasts five diverse ecosystems. Canyon Connections focuses on animal and plant adaptations while introducing students to some of the amazing creatures that call Grand Canyon home. (60 minutes)

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Conservation, Ecology, Environment, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    NS.K-4.3 Life Science
    NS.5-8.2 Physical Science
    NS.5-8.3 Life Science
    NS.5-8.7 History and Nature of Science
    NSS-G.K-12.1
    NSS-G.K-12.3
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    Ranger Careers

    Search and Rescue Rangers risk their lives to save lives at Grand Canyon National Park.

    From saving lives, educating visitors, enforcing park rules and fighting fires rangers who work at Grand Canyon National Park have exciting, diverse jobs. Join park rangers for this hour long program that highlights the different jobs with the National Park Service and how students can get involved with a park near them. (60 minutes)

    Type:
    Distance Learning
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Career Studies, Community, Conservation, Education, Environment, Government, History, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Science and Technology, Service Learning
    National/State Standards:
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.7
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10.4
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.11-12.2