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    Black and grizzly bears are roaming throughout the park--near roads, trails and in backcountry areas. Hikers and backcountry users are advised to travel in groups of three or more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay 100 yards from bears. More »

  • Moose-Wilson Road Closure

    The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »

  • Pathway Closure

    The Multi-use Pathway will be closed from the Gros Ventre Bridge to the Snake River Bridge starting on September 15, 2014 due to construction. Construction on this section of pathway is expected to be completed by October 13, 2014.

Curriculum Materials

Bring Grand Teton National Park to your classroom!
Grand Teton offers a variety of materials for educators to bring relevant lessons from the field into the classroom. These materials may be used to develop stand-alone lessons, in preparation for a field trip, or to reinforce the experiences had on a field trip.

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  • Yellowstone National Park

    Painting 1000 Words

    Painting 1000 Words

    Students examine historic Yellowstone artwork and discover the influential “voices” of painter Thomas Moran and photographer William H. Jackson. Students then give voice to their own Yellowstone experiences through watercolors and photographs.

  • Yellowstone National Park

    Landscaping with Wind and Water

    Landscaping with Wind and Water

    Students demonstrate the destructive forces of erosion on small “mountains” and survey an area in the park, such as Lamar Valley, to identify evidences of erosion. Students interview a petrified tree in its natural setting to learn more about the changing landscape of Yellowstone.

  • Yellowstone National Park

    Invent an Animal

    Invent an Animal

    Students work collaboratively to create fictitious animals in order to understand adaptations that help wildlife survive among various habitats throughout the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

  • Yellowstone National Park

    A Bear’s Menu

    A Bear’s Menu

    Working in small groups, students examine the feeding habits of bears and draw pictures to show what bears do in spring, summer, fall, and winter. Students use a small pattern of a grizzly bear and increase its scale to construct a full-size silhouette in order to appreciate the bear’s size.

  • Grand Teton National Park

    Dress for Winter

    Dress for Winter

    Students will dress for winter while explaining the purpose and function behind each layer. Throughout the lesson, students will learn and incorporate vocabulary terms related to heat transfer. At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to explain the different clothing layers and make reasonable choices for dressing in winter conditions.

  • Grand Teton National Park

    What is Wild?

    What is Wild?

    Students will learn about and discuss why we have National Parks set aside to be ‘wild’. They will compare National Parks to their local surroundings in town or at school.

  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School, stated “The ravages of the axe are daily increasing desecration by what is called improvement; which as yet generally destroys Nature’s beauty without substituting that of Art.” This unit, Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, will explore this very issue through on-site visits, school based lessons and independent research. For this unit students will begin by reading Marsh’s Man and Nature...

Did You Know?

Bill Menors Ferry

Did you know that until the 1890s no one had settled on the west bank of the Snake River in the central part of Jackson Hole? William “Bill” Menor built a ferry at Moose to shuttle patrons across the river, the only reliable crossing point between Wilson and Moran.