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  • students walking outside fort.

    In this teacher-led activity, the scavenger hunt functions as an interactive, self-guided fort tour for students. The student worksheet requires them to answer several questions as they visit various locations inside the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Scavenger hunt
  • Civil War soldiers around cannon

    This word search activity is designed to be used as a pre-visit activity before bringing your students to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.


    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Seventh Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
  • Civil War soldier demonstrating musket.

    This is a worksheet for students to do prior to their visit to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, savannah, Georgia history, Forts
  • Civil War soldier talking with students.

    Students can review the history of Fort Pulaski while completing this crossword puzzle. It serves as a pre-visit activity before taking a field trip to Fort Pulaski. Answers are included.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Forts, savannah, Georgia history
  • Teacher helping students next to cannon.

    This is a teacher-guided activity to be done on-site at the fort. Students will learn about the fort's construction and history. Plentiful photographs and a fort map will assist teachers in leading this tour through the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    History, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, savannah, Forts, Georgia history
  • Students working together at the fort.

    This is a teacher-led activity to be done on site at the fort. The scavenger hunt functions as an interactive, self-guided fort tour for students. The student worksheet requires them to answer several questions as they visit various locations inside the fort.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Second Grade-Fourth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Mathematics, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, Forts, savannah, Scavenger hunt
  • Blended photo showing modern fort and old battle damage.

    This is a teacher-led activity to be done on site at the fort. The teacher will lead a walk around the outside of the fort to show students dramatic battle damage from the Civil War battle, including projectiles that are still lodged in the brick walls. It also highlights the salt marsh ecology on Cockspur Island, and shows how human influence has repeatedly changed the island’s environment over time.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Civil War, Conservation, Ecology, Engineering, Environment, Geography, History, Landscapes, Military and Wartime History, Social Studies
    Keywords:
    Civil War, ecology, salt marsh, savannah, Forts
  • cannon parts and casemate gin for raising cannons

    This is a teacher-led activity to be done on site at the fort. Students will learn about the vital role played by simple machines to accomplish challenging tasks at Fort Pulaski. The moving and lifting of heavy cannons, the aiming and loading of the bulky weapons, and other “heavy lifting” was achieved with simple machines. The unsung heroes of Fort Pulaski were the lever, the pulley, the wheel, the screw and the inclined plane.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    Civil War, History, Military and Wartime History, Physical Science, Science and Technology
    Keywords:
    simple machines, physical science, Civil War, Forts
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface