Interview a Ranger
Students investigate the various job opportunities available in the national park system. They brainstorm about jobs at national parks, develop interview questions, and conduct an interview with a park ranger.
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happens When You Have a Concussion?
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Battle of Pointe Du Hoc
From June 6 to June 8, 1944, the United States Army Ranger Assault Group scaled cliffs that were previously thought to be insurmountable. Learn more about a pivotal moment that led to one of the most significant battles in World War II.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Notable "Texans" of the Texas Revolution
Middle schoolers investigate why and how certain historical figures became famous in relation to the Texas Revolution. They view and discuss a variety of images, then in small groups record the names of individuals involved in the Texas...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Through Their Eyes: Video Taping Oral History
Students identify the stereotypes they are faced with on a daily basis. In groups, they use this information to identify the ways stereotypes are portrayed in movies and television. They use a video camera to record oral histories of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
New Review The Last Roundup
The issues raised by the transitioning of Santa Rosa Island from privately owned to a National Park are explored in a short, poignant documentary that weaves together vintage family photos and videos with interviews with a member of the...
16 mins 4th - 12th Social Studies & History