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Survivor Glacier Bay

Survivor Glacier Bay

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Lesson Overview
Glacier Bay is a vast wilderness that is home to many animals, including birds, mammals, fish and, historically, people. Each animal has special adaptations to survive in the cold waters and snowy mountains of Glacier Bay.

Grade Levels: 3rd-5th

Time requirement: 45 minutes

Lesson Objectives
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • Describe the basic differences between mammals, birds, and fish.
  • Describe why the Tlingit left Glacier Bay.
  • Share at least 3 things scientists can learn from skulls including teeth.

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How to Participate

Scheduling and Registration:

Rangers are available to present programs in January and February. All programs are conducted using Polycom videoconferencing equipment.

Registration opens on October 1. There are two ways to register for a program:

Questions? Please email us or phone us at 907-697-2691 or 906-697-2650.


Biology: Animals, Conservation, Ecology, Environment, Glaciers, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Wildlife Biology
National/State Standards:
NS. K-4.3 Life Sciences:
Characteristics of Organisms, Life Cycles of Organisms, Organisms and their Environments

NS. K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives:
Types of Resources, Changes in Environment
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