Objectives Students will learn about Plains Indian cultures, comparing the past and the present. Students will compare Plains Indian objects from the past to contemporary art created by Plains Indian artists who are alive today. Students will learn about the Plains Indians’ origins throughout the great North American Plains. Vocabulary What is culture? Culture is a […]
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Immerse your students in an interactive, participatory, standards based experience curriculum about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem’s ecology. This curriculum is ideal for elementary and middle school students and meets national, Wyoming, and Montana science benchmarks and standards. The resources include grade appropriate content, 360 photos, videos, other multimedia, and assessments for your classroom. As you […]
What are your plans this summer? School is out and we are planning some fun new workshops for the summer! However, we had to modify our summer workshop offerings because of health and safety concerns. Below is a current list of online workshops and outdoor summer activities. Come join is for some fun! Register online […]
During this activity students/families will watch two videos–one introducing them to glaciers and a second about how glaciers shaped the northern Bighorn Basin in Wyoming. They will then make their own glacier and landscape to observe how glaciers move! What Are Glaciers? Northern Bighorn Basin Glaciation Let’s Make Glacier Gak Materials Two 8-oz. (One 16-oz.) […]
All activities, resources, and programs are correlated to standards across the content curriculum for Wyoming, Montana, and National standards. They are also inquiry and skill based. Teacher and Student Resource Webpage Many of the resources listed below can also be found on our Teacher Resource webpage. BRAND NEW! Interactive 360 Online Adventure Come explore the alpine habitat of the […]
BRAND NEW INTERACTIVE 360 ONLINE ADVENTURE! Come explore the alpine habitat of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem using this engaging interactive! Learn about this special habitat and the amazing animals that live there with 360 photos, immersive videos, activities and content. This resource is perfect for students, teachers, and families! And, teachers—all content is standards and inquiry based […]