The Wilderness Concept: Our National Parks, History and Issues

Middle schoolers 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 plan, they research the role of Gifford Pinchot and the Hetch Hetchy controversy and discuss with the class.

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Grade
6th - 8th
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Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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