Discover Great Sand Dunes With Students
Watch students come alive when they dive into the fascinating stories of Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve! Whether you visit in person or from afar, whether you explore the science of supervolcanoes or tiger beetles, whether you capture the curve of a sand dune or the spark of civic engagement, there is always something new and exciting to learn.
- Field trips
- Online lesson plans
- Science of the Month Club (for schools within local commuting distance)
- Ambassadors for Wilderness Youth Program
- Teacher workshops and Teacher-Ranger-Teacher opportunities
- Resources for distance learning
For more information, email the Education Department, or call 719-378-6344.
Field Trips with Students
Bring your students to the park and watch learning come alive! Schedule a ranger-guided program or experience the park on your own.Read More
Online Lesson Plans
Elementary lesson plans are in both Spanish and English. Middle school lessons are web-based. High school "Town Hall" lesson spans multiple days.Read More
Science of the Month Club
Are you within 60 miles of Great Sand Dunes? Join Science of the Month Club and let us offer your students hands-on science in your classroom.Read More