- Grade: Kindergarten
- Discipline: Life Science
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.
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
The Closer You Look
Students observe different tree species and determine how their forms help them to survive. Adapted from Project Learning Tree, pg. 263. 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, habitat, human, inherited, mate, […]Learn More
Students use a map of the school to find the four components of habitat hidden around campus. Adapted from Project Wild, pg. 53. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Vocabulary:Learn More
Everybody Needs a Home
Students determine that all living creatures need shelter by drawing their homes as well as an animal’s home with access to food and water. Adapted from Project Wild, pg. 59. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Vocabulary:Learn More
Students list the needs of people, domestic, and wild animals in order to determine their basic survival needs, or habitat components. Adapted from Project Wild, pg. 58. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: Vocabulary: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