Windows Into Wonderland: electronic Yellowstone field trips
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Grand Teton National Park
Surprising geology has created a landcape of beauty and variety. As part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the park is part of the largest intact, temperate ecosystem in the world, meaning it has the full spectrum of native species from producers to predators. From bison to beaver, hundreds of fascinating animals live in the Tetons and adapt to extreme winter conditions.
- Grade level:
- First Grade - Fifth Grade
- Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Climate, Ecology, Education, Science and Technology, Wildlife Biology
Yellowstone National Park
Windows into Wonderland is intended for use by teachers in their classrooms and for home-schooling parents. It offers numerous online field trips which help students learn concepts related to Yellowstone as well as to enhance their math, science, reading, and vocabulary skills. Each e-Trip includes lesson plans that can be used before or after taking the field trip to enhance the learning experience.
- Grade level:
- Fourth Grade - Adult Education (general)
Did You Know?
Some groups of Shoshone Indians, who adapted to a mountain existence, chose not to acquire the horse. These included the Sheep Eaters, or Tukudika, who used dogs to transport food, hides, and other provisions. The Sheep Eaters lived in many locations in Yellowstone.