Materials For Loan - Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
To reserve and pick up these education materials, call the education office at (219) 395-1885.
All education materials must be picked up and returned to the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education.*****
A Day at the Dunes: A curriculum for teachers to lead a self-guided hike to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Pre-site activities in this curriculum increase student’s knowledge of adaptations, habitats, communities, and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.The West Beach Succession Trail is the suggested trail for the hike. Post-site activities review critical resource issues and problems facing the park today.
Educators Guide to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. 1991.
Service-Learning in the National Park Service: Advice for teachers. Parks as Classrooms.
Did You Know?
Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.