Craig Pass Closed for the Season; Mammoth to Norris Closed Sept. 14-30
The road linking West Thumb and Old Faithful is closed for the season—traffic should detour through West Thumb, Lake, and Canyon. The road from Mammoth to Norris is closed for two weeks—traffic should detour over Dunraven Pass. More »
Windows Into Wonderland: electronic Yellowstone field trips
Learn about Yellowstone through 17 electronic field trips! Explore »
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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?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.