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    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • Bears are active in Grand Teton

    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 »

Other Resources

Explore the following links to educational Websites and learn about Grand Teton National Park and its geology, plants, animals, and more!

Electronic Field Trip
Ball State University has partnered with the National Park Service to present electronic field trips. Kids grades 3-8 are invited to learn about ecosystems. Visit: http://www.bsu.edu/eft/home2/20current.htm

Grand Teton National Park
Become a Junior Ranger. Ask about this special program just for kids when you visit the park or click on The Grand Adventure link below for fun activities.

Geology of Grand Teton National Park
Park Fact Sheet, park acreage, statistics, wildlife, etc.
The Grand Adventure, a newspaper for kids with fun activities.
Color a Picture, a coloring page for kids.
Student Bibliography, a list of books to help you learn about the park.

Connecting Kids to Nature

Outside in Nature: http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside.aspx

Fire
Fire Education & Prevention in the park and Bridger-Teton National Forest: fire facts, management, and prevention information.

General
Web Rangers! Cool, interactive programs and activities available online. A National Park Service Website with educational games for kids.
Learn NPS: The Learning Place, a Web resource for kids and teachers.
Kids on the Web, U.S. Department of Interior Webpage for kids with links to other agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Kids Planet, activities and games for kids and curriculum for teachers in Spanish and English

Geology
Teaching Geology with national park examples, a resource for teachers.
Teaching About Air Resources with national park examples, a resource for teachers.
Geology Tour of national parks, a resource for teachers and students arranged by geology subject and park.
Geology of Grand Teton National Park

History

Teaching with Historic Places, a resource for teachers.

Plants
Celebrating Wildflowers, educational links for teachers and students, featuring wildflower artwork by kids.

Wolves
Scholastic: Gray Wolves of Yellowstone, educational information about wolves, as well as learning activities for kids on many topics and lesson plans for teachers.

Did You Know?

Beaver Dick Leigh and his family.

Did you know that Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.