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Since 1916, the American people have entrusted the National Park Service with the care of their national parks. With the help of volunteers and park partners, we are proud to safeguard these more than 400 places and to share their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year
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Sponsored by the National Park Foundation, the Every Kid in a Park initiative is again offering passes for free admission to national parks, national forests, and national wildlife refuges to fourth-grade students and their families. Why fourth grade? Research shows that kids ages 9 to 11 are...
Grade Level   4
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Connect live with park rangers from Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park, and discuss the impacts and hazards of marine debris worldwide. In this distance learning program for grades 10-12, students participate in a facilitated dialogue to learn how to protect the oceans. The program features...
Grade Level   10 11 12
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Videos illustrating the wilderness aspects of national parks; Location: national
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Online tours highlighting geologic features in national parks; Location: national
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Published in 2006
Poster map of Mount St. Helens as shown from above.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Data from the EarthScope's Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) is used by middle, high school, and introductory geology students in a module exploring Yellowstone National Park. Specifically, students incorporate PBO's high-precision GPS data with data on Yellowstone's seismicity, heat flow, eruptive...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2007
This DragonflyTV segment follows two girls as they set out to learn all about thermal basins at Yellowstone National Park. They learn why geysers ovvur in certain thermal basins, and how the underground structure of a geyser causes a buildup of pressure.
Grade Level   4 5 6
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Forester. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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In this distance learning program from Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, students in grades 4-12 research topics of choice, then participate in a live question-and-answer session with a park ranger. The ranger presents a general introduction to the park, then spends the rest of the time answering...
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Geologic Heritage encompasses the significant geologic features, landforms, and landscapes characteristic of our Nation which are preserved for the full range of values that society places on them, including scientific, aesthetic, cultural, ecosystem, educational, recreational, tourism, and other...
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Published in 2005
Today’s residents, as well as residents of centuries past, consider Mount Rainier “the spiritual and cultural icon of the Pacific Northwest.” As a backdrop for many of the State’s residents, Mount Rainier offers beauty, solace, inspiration, and challenge. The mountain sets the daily mood for...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The Fossilization Game is a role-playing fantasy activity that helps children understand fossilization processes. Students should be able to identify the conditions necessary for fossilization: hard parts (organisms that possess these have a much better chance of fossilization), rapid burial, and...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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By the end of this activity, stdents will be able to: list human influences on climate; explain the entire carbon cycle.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Park Naturalist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Students will learnthat corals are living animals. They will be introduced to some of the species that make up the biodiversity in coral reefs, and why coral reefs are an important habitat. This lesson will serve as a brief overview of coral anatomy, distribution, its physical properties, and why it...
Grade Level   4 5 6
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Fossil Butte National Monument preserves an extraordinarily high amount of fossils that are well-preserved. These fossils are here thanks to Fossil Lake which existed 52 million years ago. The lake's bottom was quite salty and lacked oxygen which differs from the lake's freshwater, oxygenated...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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"In """"""""Exploring Climate Science (Weather and Climate)-"""""""" students will use tools to collect weather data and discuss the differences between weather and climate. Our extensive """"""""Exploring Climate Science"""""""" curricula unit is broken into eight lessons, each taking 40 minutes to...
Grade Level   5
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"In """"""""Exploring Climate Science (Weather and Climate)-"""""""" students will use tools to collect weather data and discuss the differences between weather and climate. Students will be able to: compare and contrast weather and climate, providing at least three differences between the two; and...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Becoming a fossil is not easy. This activity takes students through the process of becoming a fossil.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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