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Survivor Glacier Bay -- Free

by  Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

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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. Explore some of these adaptations through an interactive program with a Glacier Bay National Park ranger. Utilizing green screen technology, the ranger will share what makes Glacier Bay and the animals who live here so special.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $0.00

FREE!



Length

45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

As many as can see the screen


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

We offer this program in January and February only. Requests will be accepted beginning December 1st. Long Distance Classes can be scheduled Monday through Friday, with the earliest time being 9:00 am (EST). Our programs are from Alaska, which is 4 hours behind EST.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please let us know as soon as possible if you need to cancel.

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Gustavus, AK
United States

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve protects an intact tidewater glacier ecosystem, including towering mountains, calving glaciers, terrestrial and marine wildlife, and more for all people. Visitors to Glacier Bay discover the spiritual, scientific, and personal meanings of this special place. Our videoconferencing programs connect students to this remote national park.

Contact:
Glacier Bay Education
glba_education@nps.gov
9076972573

Program Details

Format

1. The ranger will describe the environment of Glacier Bay and introduce three main habitats.
2. We'll study adaptations of marine mammals.
3. We'll discover some of Glacier Bay's land animals.
4. Time is available for questions and answers.

Objectives

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:
1. Describe the basic differences between mammals, birds, and fish.
2. List at least adaptations the animals in Glacier Bay use to survive.
3. Learn how to classify animals by their diet.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National Science Standards Addressed
NS. K-4.3 Life Sciences: Characteristics of Organisms
NS. K-4.3 Life Sciences: Life Cycles of Organisms
NS. K-4.3 Life Sciences: Organisms and their Environments
NS. K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives: Types of Resources
NS. K-4.6 Personal and Social Perspectives: Changes in Environment