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Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second activity in a four-part series discusses John Muir and two...
Hetch Hetchy: The Story of San Francisco's Water
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
How did San Francisco supply enough water for its residents over the last two centuries? Learn about droughts and water conservation in California, as well as specific historical events that led to the water system today. Kids read two...