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Mammoth Site Education Department (K-5)

Teachers & Home Schooling Parents…do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by hands-on science activities? Do you feel there is never enough time to develop, then gather the necessary resources for a “fun”, yet educational project?

Let The Mammoth Site Education Department come to the rescue with our “kid-tested” teaching aids! A “Mammoth in a Trunk” kit can be delivered to your front door, or….visit the museum to have a personal grade-level guided tour of the Mammoth Site. Pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit hands-on activities are available from September through May.

Use the Education Department’s Curricular Activities Booklets, or… purchase The Mammoth Site’s interactive CD ROM (3 hours of educational entertainment and games to be use again and again!) Shop our online museum store for educational kits, toys and books.

Grade-Level Personalized Guided Tours for Visiting Learning Groups

The Mammoth Site offers the museum visitor a 30 minute guided tour plus a 10 minute video. The tour/video information features The Mammoth Site and Ice Age Geology, Paleontology, and Paleoecology. Special attention is given to the hands-on exhibits, which allows the optimum learning experience.

Science Curricular Activity Booklets

The Hot Springs Mammoth Site, as part of its educational mission, has undertaken a partnership with the Hot Springs School District to design and test a series of K-5 Science units. Now in booklet form, these science curricular activity booklets are available for classroom and home schooling use. The informative curricular booklets explain each grade level activity and list the economical supplies needed. Booklets include:

  • Kindergarten – Mammoths, Mammoths, Mammoths
  • First Grade – Fossils
  • Second Grade – Animal Tracks
  • Third Grade – Topographical Reversal
  • Four Grade – Digs & Middens
  • Fifth Grade – Paleo-environments

See the Mammoth Site’s Online Gift Shop for prices and ordering information.

Phone: 605-745-6017 or email: