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    Great Smoky Mountains

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We offer a variety of free, ranger-led, curriculum-based programs that are correlated to North Carolina and Tennessee state learning standards. Our education programs are crafted for particular grade levels and their specific state standards. Please visit the pages below for information on program locations, details on program themes and activities, and downloadable lesson plans.

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  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    History and Culture: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 2 (North Carolina)

    History and Culture: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 2 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a unique opportunity to witness the panorama of Southern Appalachian history and culture. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and two wrap-up activities. This is the field preparation activity of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    What Makes the Great Smokies Great: Field Trip Post-Site - Grade 3 (North Carolina)

    What Makes the Great Smokies Great: Field Trip Post-Site - Grade 3 (North Carolina)

    The Great Smoky Mountains are world renowned for their diversity of plant and animal species. This great variety makes the park an exemplary outdoor laboratory for the study of relatively undisturbed native flora, fauna, physical environs, and processes of the Southern Appalachians. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and one wrap-up activity. This is the wrap up activity of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    What Makes the Great Smokies Great: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 3 (North Carolina)

    What Makes the Great Smokies Great: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 3 (North Carolina)

    Habitats are numerous and diverse within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Animals and plants alike need habitats. Habitats will be defined and students will take time to seek out clues from animals sharing habitats. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and one wrap-up activity. This is the field preparation activity of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Post-Site Part 2 - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Post-Site Part 2 - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and continuum of human history. This activity provides an opportunity for students to learn about other national park sites and why they are protected. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and two wrap-up activities. This is part 2 of the wrap up activity of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Post-Site Part 1 - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Post-Site Part 1 - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    This activity provides an opportunity for students to help save a piece of their own history by recording family interviews and sharing them with the class. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and two wrap-up activities. This is part 1 of the wrap-up activities of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    Mountain Farm Museum: Field Trip Preparation - Grade 4 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers a unique opportunity to witness the panorama of Southern Appalachian history and culture. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by one preparation activity and two wrap-up activities. This is the field trip preparation activity of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 3 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 3 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an excellent backdrop for students as they explore the natural world. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by three preparation activities and three wrap-up activities. This is part 3 of the wrap-up activities of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 2 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 2 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an excellent backdrop for students as they explore the natural world. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by three preparation activities and three wrap-up activities. This is part 2 of the wrap-up activities of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 1 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Post-Site Part 1 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an excellent backdrop for students as they explore the natural world. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by three preparation activities and three wrap-up activities. This is part 1 of the wrap-up activities of the unit.

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Preparation Part 3 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    On Top of Old Smoky: Field Trip Preparation Part 3 - Grade 5 (North Carolina)

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an excellent backdrop for students as they explore the natural world. This unit is broken into three parts. The overall unit involves a trip to the park and is accompanied by three preparation activities and three wrap-up activities. This is Part 3 of the field preparation activity of the unit.

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