Teton Science Schools

Educating for a Vibrant World

  • Monday September 11, 2017
  • A Yellow Leaf, A Distant Bugle: Autumn!

    Autumn in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is filled with exciting phenological changes, from elk bugling, to bears in hyperphagia, to the changing leaves. The auditory and aesthetic beauty of these phenomena are certainly worth experiencing, but why do they occur at all?
  • Monday August 28, 2017
  • So, What's a Total Solar Eclipse Like?

    Well, here at Teton Science Schools, we shared the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st with around 400 guests, brought to the Tetons by our partner TravelQuest International.
  • Monday August 14, 2017
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Jackson Hole Science Expedition

    In a packed Main Lodge room of Teton Science Schools’ Kelly Campus, seven high school students weaved among a pantheon of Teton Science Schools founders, former participants, and supporters. The students positioned themselves and their favorite self-generated works at the front of the room, glanced at one another reassuringly, and eloquently introduced themselves and their programs.
  • Monday July 31, 2017
  • Community Partners

    “This is going to sound lofty . . . but it has become apparent to me that we - as a society, a world, a country - need connection to place now more than ever . . . . Having public lands, green spaces, [and] public parks for people to experience, recreate, and learn in makes us better people.”
  • Monday July 24, 2017
  • Teaching and Learning, Planting and Blooming

    Maybe “bloom where you’re planted” is not quite what we are up to at TSS. Maybe it is better to bloom where you’re needed, or invited, or where you can be of service. What is most important of all, maybe, is just to bloom, wherever you are.
  • Monday July 17, 2017
  • “I Can Just Be More Myself:” Reflections on an All-Female Program

    On our last night in the backcountry, the girls on W.O.L.V.E.S. spread about our campsite with their journals. We had posed to them a question: Why has it been important for you that this be an all-female trip?


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