Distance Learning

Habitat Adventure

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Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
State Standards:
NGSS 2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

A habitat is the natural home of a living thng. All living things need food, water, shelter, and space, and they can find those needs in their habitat. Glacier National Park hosts four distinct haitats which leads to our high biodiversity. In this Distance Learning proram, a ranger will guide students on a virtual "hike." Your class will explore the four habitats in Glacier and meet at least one animal that lives in each. There may be some suprises along the way, so come prepared for an adventure in the wild!

Program Length

45 minutes

How to participate

To register for a free program, please email us.  You will need an computer with a webcam and a strong internet connection. 
Note: Please be aware that Glacier National Park is in the Mountain Time Zone and follows daylight savings time changes. Programs cannot start any earlier than 8 am. Mountain Time, which means programs for schools in Eastern Time cannot start before 10 am, Central Time 9 am, and Pacific Time 7 am.



This program includes suggested pre and post-visit lesson ideas.

Download Habitat Adventure Teacher Guide

Last updated: March 19, 2021