• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

Curriculum Materials

PRESCHOOL
Feathers or Fur?
Trees - Fall/Winter/Spring


KINDERGARTEN
Ice, Snow, Water and Mist
Changing with the Seasons


FIRST GRADE
Who Goes There?
The Five Senses
Black Canyon Habitats (Field Trip)


SECOND GRADE
Fascinating Fossils
Weather, Weather All Around Us
Water: The Continuing Cycle


THIRD GRADE
Dams
Globes, Maps and GPS


FOURTH GRADE
Die, Adapt or Move
Colorado Geology
The Gunnison River: Neversink (Field Trip)
A Geological Phenomenon (Field Trip)


FIFTH GRADE
A Watershed in Action
The Plight of the Gunnison Sage Grouse


SIXTH GRADE
Energy in Our World


SEVENTH GRADE
The Magnitude of Wilderness


EIGHTH GRADE
The Active Earth (Field Trip)


NINTH to TWELFTH GRADES
Black Canyon-ology (Field Trip)
Boating and Water Safety


HIGHER EDUCATION
A "Land Ethic" For the Classroom: The Leopold Education Project
The National Park Service
Safe Boating


ELDERHOSTEL
Beavers
Technology and the National Park Service
A Watershed In Action
Wildland Fire

Did You Know?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

The average precipitation at Curecanti is only 12" a year, which is why there are few trees around Blue Mesa Reservoir.