• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Distance Learning Opportunities

Web Conferencing at the Memorial
 
Web Conferencing

Park Rangers during a web conference session discussing the NPS arrowhead.

NPS

Chamizal National Memorial invites you and your students to explore the memorial and the National Park Service without any parent permission slips!
 

Using web conferencing technology, your students can participate in a real-time learning experience with park rangers on various subjects that meet Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. All you need is access to a computer, internet, web cam, and a microphone - stuff that's probably already in your classroom!

Signing up for this program is fast, easy and free. Call or e-mail the park's education staff at (915) 532-7273 x130 or e-mail us.

Current Program:
NPS in Federal Government 94 KB
9-12th Grade, Government Classes

Upcoming Programs:
Understanding River Movements
4-5th Grade, Science Classes

Political Characters in the Chamizal Story
6-8th Grade, Theater & Social Studies Classes

Did You Know?

Chamizo Plant

Chamizal National Memorial is named after a plant. Chamizal means "land where the chamiso grows". The Spanish word "chamiso" is the common name for four-wing saltbush (atriplex canescens). More...