Learn and Teach Alaska

Alaska is vast and diverse. Students can learn about the natural and cultural history of this astonishingly wild resource through lessons in the classroom or in person at a park. Explore the educational offerings and opportunities.

Distance Learning

Several Alaska National Parks offer state-of-the-art distance learning programs for delivery to classrooms, senior centers, and adult learning institutions. Programs are free and take place during winter months.

Denali National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Kenai Fjords National Park
Sitka National Historic Park

Lessons and Learning: Teaching Tools

Teachers and students can explore Alaska’s National Parks through our broad range of lesson plans, education kits, and downloadable materials.

Aleutian World War II National Historic Area
Denali National Park and Preserve
Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Kenai Fjords National Park
Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
Noatak National Preserve
Sitka National Historic Park
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

Teacher-Ranger-Teacher: Continuing Education

Are you a teacher? Consider joining an Alaska National Park for a summer through the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher Program! To learn more about how you can participate visit our partner site at University of Colorado.

Education Portal: Find Lesson Plans from National Parks

National Park Service Education Portal

Last updated: July 17, 2017