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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

National Parks

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Gary Hartley
 
Program Description
Students learn about cause and effect, and through role play, they make choices. Students understand that an individual can make a difference. Students discuss ways that they can take care of the world around them.

Available to schools in:
Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers counties

Grade Level:
5th

Program Length:
1 hour

Topic:
Our Parks, Our Environment

Theme:
Our actions and choices directly affect our National Parks and the environment.

Instructional Objectives:
1. Explain why national parks are developed and important
2. Name a national park site and what it protects
3. Name three ways that they, as students, can take care of parks and the environment as a whole

Subject:
Science/Technology

WV Content Standards met:
Science/Technology

SC.5.6.1 - use scientific reasoning and the knowledge of science and technology to make informed personal decisions at the local and global levels.
SC.5.6.3 - critically analyze the effects and impacts of science and technology on global and local problems (e.g., mining, manufacturing, recycling, farming, water quality).







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