Urban Wilderness and Parks
Students become more aware of the need for, and the problems of, wilderness areas which are located close to urban centers. They watch a video on Yellowstone National Park, then study the parks within Indiana.
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New Review Protecting Wilderness
Would you live in a tree for three years to protect a redwood forest? Viewers of Rainhouse Cinema's Among Giants documentary consider the actions of Earth First! environmental activists who moved into the treetops of a grove of giant...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Arts of the Islamic World
Learn more about the history and five pillars of Islam with an extensive resource that focuses on the religion's connection to art. Focusing on calligraphy, textiles, and architecture, the packet illustrates the beauty of the artistic...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Problem-Based Research Lesson: Wilderness Issues
Students read and discuss articles relating to the theme "How should we deal with the growth of towns and human populations into wilderness areas?" Based on the class brainstorm, each student generates a research topic. They are grouped...
10th - 11th Science
Photography and the National Park Service
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...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts