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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It's fun to learn about an interesting figure. Share the youth, career, presidency, and conservationism of Theodore Roosevelt with your class. Slides provides very simple text alongside wonderful images to tell the story of a charismatic...
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Photography and the National Park Service

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the 1800s the United States was expanding westward; land was there for the taking.  Kids explore how some early photographers used their photography to influenced the US Congress to save areas like Mirror Lake. They complete a...
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People Behind the Parks

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Explore U.S. geography with your class by viewing a documentary. Show a portion of the Ken Burns documentary "The National Parks," and identify the individuals responsible for keeping the parks in order. Elementary and middle schoolers...
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From Yosemite to Joshua Tree

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover diversity of plant and animal life in California's parks and compare findings to identify what makes park areas unique. Students then publish their discoveries in picture books of their own design.
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Exploring our National Parks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers utilize maps/Atlases to find key spatial information, locate U.S. National Parks, characterize the geography of a specific region, and create a National Park brochure.
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This is America

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore world geography by viewing a documentary film in class. In this national parks lesson, students view the Ken Burns documentary about the subject and identify the contributions of individuals in support of the parks...
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Images of the Parks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a research project about the National Parks. In this scenery image analysis lesson plan, students identify the different national parks in our country and observe paintings and images by...
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Looking for a Windshield Experience

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify American geography by participating in a national parks activity. In this road trip lesson, students view the Ken Burns documentary "National Parks" and identify the importance of automobiles in the park system....
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Personal Stories of the National Parks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore historical information about U.S. national parks using the stories of Edward and Margaret Gehrke as a primary source document. In this United States geography, history, and literacy lesson, students view the diary...
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Park Brochures

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate natural environments by researching national parks. In this brochure making lesson, 6th graders explore a specific national park and research it's information by utilizing the web. Students create travel...
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National Parks- Researching and Planning a Trip With Internet Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this National Park research worksheet, students access the National Park web site to research 3-5 parks that they might like to visit. They contact the Parks to obtain brochures. They answer questions and learn more about location,...
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The Wilderness Concept: Our National Parks, History and Issues

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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 instructional...
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National Parks

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students conduct research on the U.S. National Parks. They conduct Internet research, analyze maps, and create and solve riddles that present specific clues pertaining to a selected national park and it's location.
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Yellowstone Fires

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students assume the role of environmental biologists and help several government agencies resolve the debate surrounding "let it burn" policies in national parks.
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Save a National Park: John Muir

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students simulate the life of John Muir while helping Yosemite to become a national park; students then write a newspaper article advocating the park's creation.
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Expanding the Mission: Historical Parks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore U.S. geography by viewing a documentary in class. For this national parks lesson, students view video clips of individual national parks and locate them using Google Earth software. Students create a persuasive...
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Mapping the National Parks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars research national parks. In this science instructional activity, students view a video about the national parks and discuss the environments found within the national parks.
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Making Your Own National Park Geologic Tour

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research national parks. In this geology activity, students identify the geological features of selected national parks and create PowerPoint presentations that feature their findings.
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Let's Roam Together

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars collect information about buffalo and transform their classroom into a wildlife park. In this conservation lesson plan, students work in groups to research a question pertaining to buffalo populations and habitat...
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Let's Go Camping!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the necessities for a camping trip. In this camping simulation lesson, students identify what supplies to take with them on a camping trip and read the rules and regulations for campers. Students assign roles for each...
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National Parks and States

For Students 3rd - 7th
In this U.S. national parks and states worksheet, students draw a line from the 9 listed national parks to the state each of them is located in.
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State and National Parks

For Students 5th - 8th
In this insects worksheet, students 7 questions regarding state and national parks. A print out version of this worksheet is available, but the online version contains links to various webpages with information on the topics, so...
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Bioregion: Shark Valley Bicycle Ride

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss the importance of the Everglades to the bioregion. In groups, they use the Internet to research the native types of flora and fauna and describe what happens when foreign flora and fauna enters the region. To end the...
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Writing About Outdoor Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discuss what they like about parks and make a list of different things they like to do there such as swing, run, play ball, ride a bike, or go on a hike. They discover the locations of some examples of National Parks and that...