The significant resources protected in Glacier can be grouped under the themes of: wilderness, Native American connections, biodiversity, ecosystem connections, cultural resources from the 19th & 20th centuries, and International Peace. The K-3 activities of the Glacier teacher's guide focus mainly on the themes of: wilderness (& wild animals), ecosystem connections (web of life), and geology.
Unit One: You Are Here
This unit focuses on the geographic perspective of a child's world and the bigger world with Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (W-GIPP) included.
Unit Two: My Home's in the Park
This unit provides and overview of Alberta and Montana wildlife.
Unit Three: Rottenly Beautiful; Life & Death Cycles
Life, death and decomposition are the concepts covered in this unit.
Unit Four: The Three Bears
Exercises in this unit compare and contrast black, grizzly, and (non-native) polar bears.
Unit Five: Rock Park
Students do an exploration of local geologic features, developing observation skills.
Last updated: November 8, 2017