• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.

    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Other Resources

If you are looking for lesson plans and teacher guides, please check out our teacher-created materials and field trips pages!

 

The following NPS and other educator resources include federal, state and local agencies, environmental and historical education organizations and other sources of valuable information and guidance for teachers in the natural sciences and history. Click on the park unit of interest below for details, or call Geri Kobryn-Blatter at 718-338-3338 ext. 274 for further resources.

Jamaica Bay Unit Teacher Resources

Staten Island Unit Teacher Resources

Sandy Hook Unit Teacher Resources

Did You Know?

World War I recruiting poster for the Coastal Artillery Corps.

All of Gateway NRA's units include sites that defended New York Harbor from attacks from the sea, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. They are Fort Hancock, Fort Tilden, and Fort Wadsworth. Learn about the history of coastal defense by visiting any of these sites. More...