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  • 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
  • Friendship Hill National Historic Site

    Albert Gallatin for Homeschool and Self-guided Groups

    Portrait of Albert Gallatin

    These lessons were designed for homeschool or self-guided groups.  The lessons are used in conjunction with background information on Albert Gallatin.  The lessons can be used to prepare students for a visit to Gallatin’s home, Friendship Hill.  There are two pre-visit activities, three on-site activities and three post-visit activities.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Entrepreneurs, Government, International Relations, Pioneer America, Transportation, U.S. Presidents, War of 1812, Westward Expansion
  • Illustration of the Captain Lewis with other member of the corps assembling the iron boat

    There are five lessons in this section.  Lesson 1 covers important vocabulary words.  Lesson 2 covers the Whiskey Rebellion and the Bill of Rights.  Lesson 3 has the students plan for the Lewis and Clark expedition.  Lesson 4 continues to teach about Lewis and Clark expedition and the geography they encountered.  Lesson 5 has the students learn about the financing of the federal government by the Secretary of the Treasury. 

    This is unit 2 of three units in this teacher’s guide.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Government, Pioneer America, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
  • Portrait of Thomas Jefferson

    There are five activities in this section.  Activity 1 - Student make a comic strip about Gallatin.  Activity 2 ‹ Students write a newspaper article about the Lewis and Clark expedition.  Activity 3 ‹ Student design a Whiskey Rebellion flag.  Activity 4 ‹ Students make a poster showing Gallatin’s accomplishments.  Activity 5 ‹ Student research important friends of Gallatin and write a short biography. 

    This is unit 3 of three units in this teacher’s guide.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Government, Pioneer America, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
  • Portrait of Albert Gallatin

    This illustrated background covers Albert Gallatin’s early years, political career, family life and home at Friendship Hill.  A timeline is also included.  Students will learn about Gallatin’s association with the Whiskey Rebellion, the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the War of 1812.  His contributions as Secretary of Treasury and later accomplishments are also covered.

    This is Unit 1 of the three units in this teacher’s guide

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Seventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Commerce and Industry, Economics, Entrepreneurs, Government, International Relations, Pioneer America, Transportation, U.S. Presidents, War of 1812, Westward Expansion