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  • Park ranger with school kids on tour

    Your class can benefit tremendously by visiting Hopewell Culture National Historical Park.  Tours can be tailored to suit your class's time and content needs.  Schedule your groups at least two months in advance and keep in mind that April, May, and October fill up quick.  No tours are available Saturday's, Sunday's or Monday's.

    If your class will go over the 2 hour time slot, please choose both slots for the day.  Also, if you have more than 50 people, you will need to press "submit" twice.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography
  • Group of students with ranger

    What lives under the snow? Teaching scientific inquiry is easy when students are curious, and the dramatic Teton range and valley will certainly pique their curiosity. Students use a variety of tools to explore and gather data about winter habitat and snow. This snowshoe hike will have a variety of stops along the way, including an indoor stop to warm up. Program lasts approximately 4 hours. Snowshoes are available for use during the program.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Fifth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Environment, Meteorology, Physical Education, Science and Technology, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    WY
    SC8.1.5 Life Systems 
    SC8.2.1 Science as Inquiry
    SC4.1.4 Properties of Earth Materials
    SC4.1.5 Objects in the Sky
    SC4.1.6 Changes in Earth and Sky
    SC4.2.1 Science as Inquiry
  • View of the Teton Range in winter

    Students snowshoe in the footprints of Grand Teton wildlife and use their own inferences and observations to understand animal behaviors and adaptations. Park rangers lead students on this hike, stopping along the way examine for animal tracking, games and experiments that demonstrate how animal characteristics help them extreme winters. Students can warm up inside during group activities. Program lasts approximately 4 hours. Snowshoes are available for loan.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Second Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Environment, Physical Education, Science and Technology, Wildlife Biology
    National/State Standards:
    WY SC4.1.1 Characteristics of Organisms
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone Field Trip With Your Class

    A school group and ranger near a thermal feature with steam in background

    Bring your students to Yellowstone for an educational experience of a lifetime. Park Rangers may be able to offer free ranger-led activities for organized groups such as K-12 school groups visiting the park on topics such as geology, geysers, wildlife, or military history. Contact us for information about the programs and to schedule a free ranger program at least 3 weeks in advance of your field trip to Yellowstone. Apply for an Academic Entrance Fee Waiver.

    Type:
    Field Trips
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Adult Education (general)