1800 US-18 BYP P.O. Box: 692
Hot Springs, SD 57747 United States
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Distance Learning

Mammoth Site Education Department

Mammoth Site & South Dakota Alliance
for Distance Educational Programs:


Through the South Dakota Alliance for Distance Education grant, contracts were awarded to parks, museums, science centers and other organizations within South Dakota that provide K-12 educational programs for development of distance learning programs. In addition, two-way video conferencing equipment was installed in these locations for the delivery of their programs over the Digital Dakota Network. Distance learning programs based on the SD Content Standards are now available through the Mammoth Site. Classes offered: 1st Grade: FOSSILS, FOSSILS, FOSSILS; 7 & 8 Grade: BE A PALEO DETECTIVE; 9 through 12 Grade: OSTEOLOGY. Visit the Digital Dakota Network website.

Our Visitors Say It Best…

leaf“The Mammoth Site is not just a window into the past—it’s as close to being a true time machine as you’ll find, with some of the best ice-age fossils on the planet on permanent display.”
Ross MacPhee,
Division of Vertebrate Zoology,
American Museum of Natural History, New York City

leaf“The students examined fossil and non-fossil examples then made their own fossil imprints. The students had great fun and loved the activity.”
Savage Branch Library
Howard County, MD

leaf“We used the Kindergarten through 5th grade kits for an evening program and presentation. The parents were very impressed and the teachers loved the completeness of the lesson plans. They were easy to work with also during class time.”
Meeker Elementary School District,
Meeker, CO