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Parks Treasure Hunt:
NPS Photos from
left to right: Grand Canyon National Park, Washington Monument and
Denali National Park and Preserve
National Park Service protects national treasures - wilderness and
wildlife, historic places and the remains of ancient civilizations
- in the many parks around the country. You will learn about what
makes something valuable and why we need to take care of valuable
things. Then go on a treasure hunt through the National Park Service
web pages to find some of the many special places set aside for
all Americans. As you go, you will learn about the important role
of the National Park Service in preserving our country's
unit is designed for grades 3-6.
Learn what National Parks are all about and go on
a treasure hunt to find some of America's most treasured places.
What kind of treasure, where is it, and what does the National
Park Service do with it?
National Park Service takes care of the special places that
are America's treasures
Small groups of students will make treasure maps of
parks, then trade with other groups to follow their maps
to find other national treasures.
and Government, Geography, U.S. History, and Social Studies