For Teachers 

Kenai Fjords is a living classroom. Students can witness the power of rivers of ice and the resiliency of nature as plants and animals move in after a glacier's retreat. The northern-most extent of the temperate rainforest and a rich fjord estuary ecosystem are found here. 

Dive into our online lesson plans, download our Teachers' Guide to Exit Glacier, or use the features below to discover Kenai Fjords.


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Teachers' Resource Manual

Containing information, fact sheets, and lesson plans, this manual is a must for anyone who wants to educate others about Kenai Fjords (PDF - 3.18 MB)

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Ranger-guided Education Programs

Learn about the programs offered by the park's education staff.

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Bring a Ranger to Your Classroom

Schedule a ranger to visit your class, either to prepare students for a field-trip or even if your class can't visit the park.

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Plan a Field Trip

Plan your field trip adventure to Kenai Fjords.

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Those Fabulous Fjords!

Check out this lesson plan introducing your students to fjords - what they are, where they are in the world, and how they formed.

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