If they can't be there, they can at least learn about it and share part of the excitement. This is a fun article about a program where National Park rangers take the Grand Canyon experience to school children in classrooms around the Southwestern US. Read the article.
...In the first two months of the year Grand Canyon sends out rangers to schools across the state for classroom visits. So far this winter rangers have visited classrooms in Flagstaff, Sedona, both the Hopi and Navajo Nations, Tucson, Phoenix, Prescott, Kingman, Lake Havasu, Las Vegas, Williams and Yuma.
"On an average year we're going to be conducting programs for about four to five thousand students," said Andy Pearce, environmental education specialist at GCNP.