Traveling Trunks

Educators can borrow Grand Teton's traveling trunks to bring engaging, park-related props, materials, and multi-media into the classroom. Topics include National Parks, local history, wolves and climate change. There are curriculum-based lesson plans and activity suggestions to accompany each trunk. Trunks are free of charge and borrowers can pick them up in the park or local delivery may be available in some cases. Sorry, our trunks are too big to mail! For questions or reservations, please contact us via email (e-mail us) or call 307-739-3349.

For more information on each trunk follow the links below:

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  • Grand Teton National Park

    Winter Wildlife Traveling Trunk

    Contents of Winter Wildlife Traveling Trunk

    Bring the wonder of a Grand Teton winter into your classroom! The three lesson plans included in the trunk can be used together or separately. Students will learn how the earth's tilt and rotation causes winter in Wyoming, local animal adaptations for surviving winter, and wildlife tracking skills. The trunk includes animal furs, tracks, books, and other exciting materials to help you teach these lessons.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Third Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Climate, Ecology, Space Science, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    Next Generation Science Standards:
    Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems K-LS1-1
    Inheritance and Variation of Traits 3-LS3-2
    Space Systems: Patterns and Cycles 1-ESS1-2
    Weather and Environment K-PS3-1
  • Contents of Wolf Traveling Trunk

    With a solid foundation in science and an appreciation for multiple points of view, students can explore the controversies that surround this animal. The activities in the trunk span multiple subjects; students will learn about wolves through scientific observations of skulls, tracks, and fur; reading and discussing texts; poetry-writing; social studies; critical thinking and more. Designed for 6th to 8th grade, but many activities can be easily adapted for older or younger audiences.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Conservation, Ecology, Environment, Sociology, Wilderness, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management