• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Climate Change: Teacher Resources

Overview What We're Doing
How It Affects Our Park How You Can Help
How It Affects Other National Parks Teacher Resources

Want to know what the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is doing to help teachers teach climate change concepts to their students? Check out this short video (5 min) about the Parks Climate Challenge:

For Download:
These documents are available for download and use in the classroom. To view these documents, left click on the document names. These files can be downloaded by right clicking the document name and selecting "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" (depending on your browser), or by selecting the floppy disk icon in the bottom bar of the open file.

Climate Action Ideas (PDF, 216 KB)

Climate Change and Our National Parks (PDF, 1.78 MB)

National Parks and Climate Change Questions (PDF, 7KB)

Parks Climate Challenge Lesson Part 1 (PDF, 1.26 MB)

Parks Climate Challenge Lesson Part 2 (PDF, 9.68 MB)

Did You Know?

Coon Rapids Dam

Over 600 men worked around the clock using hand tools, horses and coal powered shovels to build the original Coon Rapids Dam in 1913. The dam was rebuilt between 1995 and 1997.