• Sunrise at the Cholla Cactus Garden

    Joshua Tree

    National Park California

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Pre-school & Kindergarten

Natural History Fossils, Rocks, and Digs


 

Second Grade

Natural History

Furry Flyers: Desert Bats helps students explore the important roles bats play in our ecosystem.

Earth's Bare Bones: Desert Minerals explores the makeup of the minerals in our rocks and helps students identify local minerals by color.



 

Third & Fourth Grades

Natural History

Desert Adaptations engages students in exploring how plants and animals have adapted to survive in the desert. For fourth graders.


Cultural History Living in Harmony helps students explore how the California Desert Indians lived and survived in the local area.
 

Fifth & Sixth Grades

Cultural History Layers Upon Layers engages students in the science of archeology by mapping artifacts and making inferences on what is found.


 

Middle School & Junior High

Natural History Tortoise, Tortoise launches students into a study of the desert tortoise through scientific study practices using tortoise replicas.


 

High School

Natural History

Discovering the Ancients. Exploring how the desert helps students understand the ancient ages of our desert plants, how plant ages are determined, and what threatens the plants.

Tortoise, Tortoise launches students into a study of the desert tortoise through scientific study practices using tortoise replicas.

Cultural History

National Park Service Careers helps students explore the importance of national parks and the types of jobs needed to manage these special places.

Job Shadowing allows a student to accompany a park ranger in order to experience what he or she does on a daily basis.



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