Remote Wilderness

Though Noatak is difficult to visit, you can use our teacher resources to bring this special wilderness to you! As a wilderness full of wild animals, Noatak is a perfect place to learn about biology and how scientists study wildlife. Dive into our lesson plans to get started.


Dall sheep ram

Hoofin' It! Lesson 1

The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals.

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Native Alaskan youth in a group hug

Western Arctic Parklands Junior Ranger

Students can complete the activities in the Western Arctic Parklands Junior Ranger book and mail the book to the park to receive a junior ranger badge

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Biosphere Reserve

The Noatak basin is designated as a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Its pristine habitat and archeological remains are international treasures.

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