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Teton Science Schools

Inspiring curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education.

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Davis Middle School students take a lunchtime siesta during a field day this week. PC: Sami Wolniakowski and Mike Fatsis #tetonscience #FieldEducation #JacksonHole #Wyoming #gtnp #grandtetonnationalpark #outdooreducation #snowsiesta #lunchbreak
A few highlights from the ‘Love Your Garden Lunch' at Teton Valley Community School two weeks ago: grown, prepared, and eaten by TVCS students! #tetonscience #tetonvalleycommunityschool #TVCS #VictorID #TetonValley #TetonValleyID #IndependentSchool #lifeskills #projectbasedlearning
Sure it’s not Hawaii, but a sunny day in the Tetons isn’t half-bad either. @mauiprep students celebrate reaching Taggart Lake on their snowshoe hike. PC: Maddie Johnson #tetonscience #fieldeducation #JacksonHole #Wyoming #gtnp #grandtetonnationalpark #snowshoeing #TaggartLake #MauiPrep #handsonlearning
The winter view from the new Grand Prismatic Spring overlook, taken on a @wildlifeexpeditions snow coach trip. PC: Dylan Klinesteker #tetonscience #WildlifeExpeditions #JacksonHole #Wyoming #Yellowstone #hotspring #grandprismaticspring
Bishop Kelly Students (@bishopkellyknights ) take a ski break in front of the Tetons earlier this week. PC: Wyatt Klipa #tetonscience #FieldEducation #JacksonHole #Wyoming #gtnp #grandtetonnantionalpark #xcskiing #scienceoutside
Best. Lab. Ever. The TVCS Middle Schoolers tested and rated each other’s cookies, then used descriptive statistics to award prizes. #tetonscience #tetonvalleycommunityschool #tvcs #VictorID #TetonCountyID #independentschool #projectbasedlearning #cookiebasedlearning #cookies
Heading into Monday like… An elk on the National Elk Refuge, photographed last week by an @oakgroveschool student. PC: Ravi Sahgal @ravi.sahgal #tetonscience #fieldeducation #JacksonHole #Wyoming #gtnp #grandtetonnationalpark #elk #nationalelkrefuge #outdooreducation #scienceoitside #strugglebus
“Living and working here included a variety of experiences from an audience with The King of Bhutan, the gaining of lifelong friends, spontaneous trips in efforts to be blessed by high Lamas, and the exploration of this beautiful, peaceful and magical country.” Click the link in our profile to read more reflections from TSS Bhutan Fellow Emma Griffin’s first six months teaching place-based education in the Land of the Thunder Dragon! PC Emma Griffin #tetonscience #teacherlearningcenter #graduateschool #JacksonHole #Bhutan #placebasededucation #placebaseded #placebasededbhutan #landofthethunderdragon #newblogpost
A wolf crossing the road. For no reason, just ‘cause. Photographed this week in Grand Teton National Park, on a Wildlife Expeditions trip. #PhenologyFriday PC: Dylan Klinesteker #tetonscience #wildlifeexpeditions #JacksonHole #Wyoming #GTNP #grandtetonnationalpark #wolves #canuslupus #whydidthewolfcrosstheroad #wolvesgonnawolf
All the clouds in Jackson Hole  have us wishing to see blue skies again. @lifeatwalden students got to enjoy at least a little sun during their visit last week. PC: Kendall Peacock #tetonscience #fieldeducation #JacksonHole #Wyoming #GTNP #grandtetonnationalpark #environmentaleducation #outdooreducation #WaldenSchool
Spray from Yellowstone’s Moose Falls catches the sunshine. Moose Falls is one of the scenic stops for Wildlife Expeditions snowcoach trips. PC: Dylan Klinesteker #tetonscience #wildlifeexpeditions #JacksonHole #Wyoming #Yellowstone #WinterYellowstone #moosefalls
Last week’s highlight reel from Teton Valley Community School: felting alpaca wool, graphing R2D2, baking cookies, measuring acceleration, and fun in the snow! PC: @orijinmedia and the TVCS Faculty #tetonscience #TVCS #tetonvalleycommunityschool #TetonValleyID #VictorID #IndependentSchool #ProjectBasedLearning #Idaho #alpaca
Bison use their massive heads to sweep snow away from the ground, which exposes tasty grazing opportunities underneath. A bison’s hump is mostly made up of muscles for swinging that big noggin! #PhenologyFriday PC: Dylan Klinesteker #tetonscience #wildlifeexpeditions #JacksonHole #adaptations #Wyoming #Yellowstone #WinterYellowstone #bison #bisonbison #winterwildlife
Yesterday, the Teacher Learning Center team wrapped up their three weeks in Bhutan with a visit to the country’s most famous landmark: Takshang Monastary, the Tiger’s Nest! PC: Leslie Cook and Emily Schaller #tetonscience #teacherlearningcenter #placebasededucation #bhutan #landofthethunderdragon #professionaldevelopment #teacherworkshop  #TakshangMonastary #TigersNest
Graduate students dig snow study pits during their winter ecology field course. PC: Bill Klinesteker #tetonscience #JacksonHole #Wyoming #GraduateSchool #GradSchool #ScienceOutside #gtnp #grandtetonnationalpark #KellyWY #snowscience #snowpits
There’s nothing quite like getting to see a winter geyser eruption (in this case, Beehive). PC: Dylan Klinesteker #tetonscience #wildlifeexpeditions #JacksonHole #Wyoming #Yellowstone #winterYellowstone #geyser #beehivegeyser
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