Field Trip Program

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Park ranger Jerry Hightower inspecting a musk turtle.

Park ranger Jerry Hightower inspects a musk turtle expecting to smell it at any minute.

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Description

This program is designed to help students understand the National Park Service - who we are, what we do, and why. Students will demonstrate their knowledge by becoming land managers, creating their own national park -outside on school grounds, then share their work with their peers through an oral presentation.

Group Size

  • 20 to 100

Duration

  • 1 hour

Locations

  • Chattahoochee River Environmental Education Center
  • All Park units

Contact

Marjorie Thomas, Environmental Education Coordinator
678-538-1243

Details

Subject:
Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, Recreation / Leisure / Tourism, Recreation Ecology, Wildlife Biology
National/State Standards:
Georgia Performance Standards: ELAW1, ELAW2, LSV1, LSV2, SSUSH13, ELACC11-12W1, ELACC11-12W2, ELACC11-12W4, ELACC11-12W6, ELACC11-12W7, ELACC11-12SL1, ELACC11-12SL3, ELACC11-12SL4, and ELACC11-12SL5,
Keywords:
national park service, National Park Service careers, Conservation, Preservation, uniform, stetson
type:
Field Trip Program