- Grade: Kindergarten
- Discipline: Earth & Space Science
Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants and animals (including humans) and the places they live.
Walk With a Ranger
The Walk With a Ranger program is a great opportunity for local students to get acquainted with their public lands around Jackson. During the hike we will go over animal adaptations, talk about how we interact with the land, play games, and learn the seven principles of Leave no Trace. Kindergarten Crosscutting Concepts: Systems in […]Learn More
Seasons & Wildlife
Students use inquiry, outdoor exploration, and observation of scientific resources such as animal furs and antlers to understand animal adaptations. Students will learn about how animals change how they move, what they wear, and what they eat in each season. Depending on the time of year, there can also be the opportunity for a hike […]Learn More
Adaptation Station – Kindergarten
Kindergarten: “Adaptation Station” – This program explores the many ways in which birds are adapted for survival in Jackson Hole and beyond. We will explore weather patterns, how humans use birds for survival (i.e. – down coats) and what we can do to help birds in our own backyard get through all types of extreme […]Learn More
What Bear Goes Where?
Students discuss the three North American bear species and their adaptations, and create posters with their representative habitats. Adapted from Project Wild, pg 118. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Observable phenomena exist from very short to very long time periods. Cause and effect relationships are routinely identified and used to explain change. Vocabulary: arctic, characteristic, compete, desert, environment, […]Learn More
Distance Learning: Snow Desk!
The park offers three programs from Snow Desk, each tailored to certain grade levels. All of these programs will be broadcast to you live, via Zoom, Teams or Google Hangout, from a desk made of snow at the base of the Teton Range. No matter the topic, it will be an amazing setting and a […]Learn More