• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

There are park alerts in effect.
hide Alerts »
  • Extreme Fire Danger

    Due to extremely dry conditions, fire restrictions are in effect in all national park units in Southeast Utah. More »

1st Grade

1st Grade Plants Field Trip
First graders studying plants
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

Imaginary River Trip (download PDF)
Students take an imaginary river trip, right in their classrooms. Along the way they explore how humans, animals and insects use the river to survive.

Plants (download PDF)
Students learn about the different parts of plants through story, song, drawing and observation. They categorize seeds by their method of travel, and investigate the areas most conducive to plant growth.

Download entire 1st Grade Curriculum
[1.6mb PDF file]

Did You Know?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...