Parks as Classrooms
RANGER GUIDED. Local 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students can participate in one of four curriculum-based teacher/ranger led programs. Links to program registration, credentialling workshops, and resources.
Ranger / teacher led field trips
Rangers and teachers team-teach on field tripsLearn More
Bring the Everglades to your students. More than a hundred LESSON PLANS and activities await.
"Don't Let it Loose" e-field trip
Introduced vs. Native Species... the quiet battle continuesLearn More
Our LESSON PLANS are being updated. We now have almost sixty lesson plans that are SEARCHABLE by subject, grade level and keywords. Next Generation Florida Sunshine State Standards will be included in the results field.
Climate Change lessons
The Everglades has a lot to teach about climate changeLearn More
FIELD TRIP GUIDES. Teachers, educators and group leaders can use these guides to plan and prepare for any field trip to the Everglades, or Dry Tortugas National Park.
Field Trip Guides
Planning a field trip?Learn More
SELF GUIDED. Without a ranger, it is still rewarding and easy to bring a class or group on a field trip to the Everglades. Find resources for planning your own trip, and links to fee waiver forms.
SPECIAL REQUEST. We may offer limited numbers of by-request programs to educational and non-educational groups. Winter only.
A park ranger may go to your next career day, class room, or community event to bring an Everglades experience to you.
Rangers in the Classroom
Rangers outreach to schools and the communityLearn More
Created for 4th-6th grade, we have a DVD-CD media library you can borrow for your class.