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  • Olympic National Park

    Creature Feature

    An American dipper with a meal on Lake Crescent.

    Activities in the Creature Feature trunk will enhance your study of the animals and lowland forests

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Community, Ecology, Environment, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
  • Olympic National Park

    Ecosystems

    Tidepools are exposed by a low tide at Sant Point.

    This trunk explores the three prominent ecosystems of Olympic National Park, the coastal, lowland forest, and mountain ecosystems. Investigate the dramatic setting of Olympic through the engaging activities of the Ecosystem trunk. Trunk includes plant and animal profiles, ecosystems profiles, and activities center around habitat, web-of-life, population dynamics, sensory based exercises and stewardship.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Community, Conservation, Ecology, Environment, Landscapes, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
  • Olympic National Park

    Living Forest

    A banana slug.

    Explores the wonders of the lowland and old-growth forests of Olympic National Park. The curriculum associated with this trunk is designed for K-12 educators, community organizations, and parents. Topics include common animals field guide, build a tree, web of life, habitats, meet a tree, and numerous other exciting activities.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, Literature, Wildlife Biology, Writing
  • Olympic National Park

    Water Quality

    Water rippples besides skunk cabbage.

    This traveling trunk provides equipment and instructions for conducting water quality monitoring in your local watershed. Trunk includes turbidity meter, dissolved oxygen meter, macro-invertebrate cards, two 100' tape measures, sediment sorting gauges, canopy measurement device, thermometer, and general guides and instructions. Sample lessons and activities are included as well. Trunk is a work in progress.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Chemistry, Earth Science, Hydrology, Physical Science, Science and Technology
  • Olympic National Park

    WILD Salmon Education Trunk

    The WILD Salmon Education Trunk, designed by PROJECT WILD Extension and Outreach and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, explores why salmon are essential components of healthy ecosystems. This multi-aged program engages students through hands-on activities.

    Type:
    Traveling Trunk
    Subjects:
    Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Community, Ecological Engineering, Ecology, Environment, Hydrology, Oceanography, Oceans, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management