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    National Historical Park Alaska

Guest Speakers

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Rangers in the Classroom

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Can't visit the park? We can visit you. For educators that teach within the Sitka School District, national park rangers can come to your classroom and present standards based programs to your students. Whether you are a high school teacher discussing Russian American history, or you are a first grade teacher teaching your students about the intertidal zone, we can provide engaging programs to meet your classroom objectives and standards. Please contact the park's education specialist to set up a classroom visit (907) 747-0134.

Did You Know?

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Brown and grizzly bears are classified as the same species. Brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies” while “brown bear” is used to refer to animals found in coastal areas.