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    Klondike Gold Rush

    National Historical Park Alaska

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    Conservation vs Preservation and the National Park Service

    Discover the difference between conservation and preservation and learn how the National Park Service plays a role in each.

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    Earth Science in Alaska

    Earth Science in Alaska

    Dyea, Alaska is a system of tidal flats located 10 miles from Skagway, and is one of a limited number of places left of its kind. Dyea contains a ghost town, a relic from the past. The learning opportunities here are infinite and provide an outdoor classroom where students can use inquiry and investigation skills to study the dynamic landscape. The focus of this curriculum is a field study of Dyea, where students will collect samples, make observations, and monitor the quality habitat.

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    Resources and Energy

    Explore resources, different sources of energy, and brainstorm ways to reduce our consumption.

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    Cultural Impact of the Klondike Gold Rush

    Learn about the immediate and lasting impacts of the stampede to the remote goldfields.

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    Moore, Skagway and the Great Adventure Northwards

    Moore, Skagway and the Great Adventure Northwards

    At the end of the nineteenth century, Victorian America was in the grasp of a depression. With the discovery of gold in the Yukon, economies were invigorated and the ensuing gold rush gave Skagway, Alaska, and its residents an infamous place in history. Today we can explore this history by immersing ourselves in the story of "Captain William Moore, Skagway and the Great Adventure."

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    Teaching with Historic Places: The Klondike Gold Rush

    Three of the lesson plans in the "Teaching with Historic Places" series feature the 'last great adventure' - the late 1800's gold rush to the far north.

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