Urban Parks Teacher Resources
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Scenario Challenge: Promotional Poster for a Wildlife Documentary
Seventh graders conduct a wildlife inventory at Field's Grove. In this life science instructional activity, 7th graders create a poster presentation about organisms found in the area. They turn in project-planning sheets before the trip.
The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Vernal Pools- A Monitoring Project Linking the Outdoors to the Curriculum
Students will learn scientific inquiry through activities such as collaborative research groups using inquiry-based learning strategies, learning centers, field study of a vernal pool (including data collection techniques and seasonal...
7th - 12th Science
The Wilderness Concept: Our National Parks, History and Issues
Young scholars examine the history of the National parks. In groups, they discuss the concepts of conservation and preservation. They discuss the use of natural resources and how some are renewable and non-renewable. To end the lesson,...
6th - 8th Science
Famous Afro-Americans Historical Sites Recognized by the National Park System
Students use the library to find historical information about each Afro-American. They use magazines, articles from newspapers, and oral histories from video tapes and slide presentations to write biographical sketches about each...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History