Yosemite is for Teachers!

In Educational

Yosemite is a great place to learn about the plants and animals that comprise the ecosystems within the Sierra Nevada. It’s also a great place to learn about glaciation and the forces that shape our world. Unfortunately, most schools don’t have it in their budget to send their classes to Yosemite or the school is too far to make a day or overnight trip into the park feasible. Well, if you can’t bring your class to Yosemite, why not bring Yosemite to your classroom?

No, I’m not crazy. I’m talking about the Distance Learning program from the National Park Service in Yosemite. Through the Distance Learning Program educators can work with the parks education team to develop the perfect program for your classroom on virtually any park-related topic. Topics range from bears, geology, climate change, flora and fauna, native american culture, Giant Sequoias, pioneer history, watersheds and wildlife.

The education team can arrange for an education ranger to provide a Parks as Classrooms program right into a classroom or youth center via the internet!

When you’re ready, the education team can help you coordinate a field trip to the park and even get a waiver for the entrance fee for your class.

For more information visit NPS.gov/yose/forteachers/ or call the education team at (209) 375-9503 and ask how you can bring Yosemite into your classroom.

You may also read!

hetch hetchy

More Areas Closed

More areas have closed within Yosemite National Park as a result of the government shutdown which has now stretched

Read More...

Yosemite is Open but Services are Limited

Yosemite National Park is open during the shutdown but visitor services are limited. Wawona Campground, Hodgdon Meadow Campground, the Mariposa

Read More...

Winter is Coming!

The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park will close to all vehicles starting Tuesday, November 20,

Read More...

3 commentsOn Yosemite is for Teachers!

Comments are closed.

Mobile Sliding Menu