Class Visit Resources

Choose among the following exercises for your class visit to our park. Each has been broken down by grade appropriate, time needed for completion, ERLs addressed and subject emphasis.

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  • 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.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Subjects:
    History
    Keywords:
    Gold Rush
  • Five different park maps showing various NPS units with four closed and one open.

    This is a classroom based, free teacher led program. National Park Legacy Voyagers is designed for ninth through twelfth grade students so they can go on an exploration of National Park Sites and learn about National Parks. Lesson plans include reading, writing, community service, presenting activities. Activities focus on cultural and natural resources and reasons for national parks. Activities feature budgeting and planning activity.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Ninth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Earth Science, Geology, History, Oceans
    Keywords:
    National Parks, legacy, cultural resources, natural resources, heritage, climate change, careers, Wildland-Urban Interface
  • Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit National Historical Park

    Impacts of the Klondike Gold Rush

    Masses desend of ships headed to the Klondike

    What were the results, to the natural resources and Native populations of Seattle, Alaska, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory, when 70,000 Stampeders headed to the Klondike Gold Rush?

    Type:
    Curricula
  • Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit National Historical Park

    Taming a River

    Taming a River lesson plan intro

    What impacts happen to a watercourse happen when you mine for gold on it, especially in areas underlain with permafrost?

    "Taming a River" looks at the possible effects which occur during most mining operations that took place during the historic gold rushes in North America. The lesson plan can also be modified to see what could happen in areas underlain with permafrost. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan