• Sunflowers glow in the morning sunlight outside of Nicodemus.

    Nicodemus

    National Historic Site Kansas

For Teachers

Distance Learning

We offer distance learning opportunities to link your students with Park Rangers and the story of Nicodemus. For more information, call 785-839-4233 or E-mail Us.

Teachers, schools, and educators can sign up for Distance Learning sessions by visiting the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) website.

 

Policy & Procedures:

Contact Person: Phyllis Howard, Park Ranger

Nicodemus National Historic Site

510 Washington Avenue B1

Nicodemus, Kansas 67625

(785) 839-4233

(785) 839-4325 fax

Tuesday - Friday 9am - 4pm CST

Schedule: Two weeks prior to desired session.

Provide to Ranger: Focus of lesson and ideas for how we can support your lesson plan.

Rangers Available for Lessons:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday between 9am - 3pm CST except 1:30pm - 2:00pm

Session time: 15 minutes to set up - 30 minutes of class time - 15 minutes for run over

Support: National and State curriculum standards for Social Studies

 

Traveling Trunk

The Traveling Trunk provides students with hands-on information about the significance of Nicodemus history and the contribution of African Americans in the westward expansion of the United States. The trunk contains reproduction clothing, books, teacher's lesson plans, and other educational materials. Lessons are intended for 4th to 8th grade students.

The trunk may be checked out at no charge, except for shipping to its next destination or for returning it to the Park via FEDEX, UPS or Post Office. The duration of the trunk loan will be determined by availably.

Click here for an application.

Click here for contents of trunk.

For more information contact our education coordinator at

Nicodemus National Historic Site

510 Washington Avenue B1

Nicodemus, Kansas 67625

785-839-4233 phone

785-839-4325 fax

E-mail

The materials in the traveling trunks were provided by a grant from the National Park Foundation.

Did You Know?

Aerial Photo

Some Nicodemus residents have continuing the farming tradition of their ancestors, and are experimenting with African grains like Teff which are well suited to the semi-arid climate.