Education

Keys Ranch Tour by Ranger Sarah Jane

Students explore Keys Ranch while experiencing the history of Joshua Tree National Park.

NPS/Sarah Dumont

 
A wilderness of boulders and diverse desert ecosystems –Joshua Tree National Park holds adventure for your students, whether you visit in person or not. Find lesson plans, field trip, and guest speaker information to intrigue your students by bringing the sciences to life.

Look to the park for your own professional development.
 

Parks as Classrooms

Guest Speakers
Awaken an appreciation for the desert in your students with a ranger visit to your classroom. Program list, reservation request form, and visit information can be found here.


Field Trips
Have your class visit the park for a hands-on, curriculum-based educational field trip. Program list, reservation request form, and visit information can be found here.



Curriculum Materials
Find lesson plans about Joshua Tree National Park's geology, ecology, and human history for use before and after your ranger visit/field trip or independently in your classroom.



Materials for Loan
Learn what materials you can borrow from the park for use with your students.

 

Contact us:

Email Us
Voice: 760-367-3012
Fax: 760-367-6392
Mail: Education Office
Joshua Tree National Park
9800 Black Rock Canyon Road
Yucca Valley, CA 92284

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