National Parks Highlight Nature's Wonders
Students examine the natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park. They analyze the geysers and what causes them to erupt. They also examine the many types of wildlife found in the park.
5th - 8th Science 24 Views 27 Downloads
Looking for a Windshield Experience
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....
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Poster to Communicate Information: Yellowstone National Park
Students create visual displays of Yellowstone National Park. In this US geography lesson, students display posters of the important information related to the park. Students take notes while viewing a video, and use those notes to...
3rd - 6th Science
Infrared Yellowstone Lesson 1: The Invisible Yellowstone National Park
Using NASA infrared imaging and a temperature map, learners hone their scientific observation skills. They look at multiple images of Old Faithful before, during, and after a geyser emission. They compare the infrared images to regular...
5th - 7th Science