Education

Welcome Teachers.

Glacier Bay National Park is an excellent subject filled with amazing resources that may enhance your classroom studies. Check out the following links for curriculum, lesson plans, and other helpful tools to introduce your students to Alaska, national parks, wilderness, and history.

 
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We can bring Alaska to YOU!

Distance Learning Opportunities
Humpback whales, glaciers, history, wilderness and wildlife. Have you ever wanted to take your students into the wilds of Glacier Bay, Alaska, but your boat wasn't big enough? Well now our Park Rangers are ready to bring Glacier Bay directly to YOU.

 
seabirds curriculum

Glacier Bay National Park Curriculum Materials
Check out our exciting activities, education demos, and lesson plans. Bring the world of halibut, sea otters, underwater sound, seabirds, glaciers, and even whales to your classroom!

 
Middle School Scientist logo with a whale tail and glacier
Middle School Scientist Lessons
Introduce middle school students to Glacier Bay's researchers in this series of videos and lessons.
 
sea lions

Alaska Seas and Rivers Curriculum

Excellent standards based marine/aquatic science units for K-8.

 
Alaska Studies curriculum

Alaska History & Cultural Studies
Fabulous Alaska Studies curriculum online. Six units covering the story of Alaska with extensive photos, letters, maps, oral history and other primary resources.

 
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Education Demonstration Videos
This gallery is a series of Education Demonstration videos with Ranger Steve to discover some fun Glacier Bay activities to share with your class. Whale feeding strategies, ice cream glaciers, murre egg drop and more!
 

Last updated: February 13, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus, AK 99826

Phone:

(907) 697-2230

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