• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

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Questioning Artifacts,
a virtual exploration of Alcatraz Island, stimulates your students' curiosity as they conduct archeological inquiry to discover how artifacts - found and missing - influence our interpretation of history, cultures, and even ourselves.

 
Captain Charles Young


Honorable Duty: The Moral Dilemma of the Buffalo Soldiers places your students in the shoes of the African American troops sent to fight in the Spanish American War, the War for Independence in the Philippines, and American Expansionism in the Pacific during the height of Jim Crow.

Did You Know?

Seafloor rocks exposed at the Marin Headlands

To take a hike on the seafloor, explore any of the trails around the Golden Gate headlands, where you are surrounded by slabs of ocean crust that have crept thousands of kilometers on a tectonic journey to end on dry land.