Lesson Plan

Life in the Zone


Discover the amazing diversity of wildlife and habitats from the foothills to the alpine peaks of the Sierra Nevada. Students examine three different life zones and some of the many plants and animals that live within them.


To sign up for this Rangers in the Classroom program, please fill out the request form and email to ritc_seki@nps.gov, or fax to 559-565-3730.



These pre- and post-program lesson plans will enhance and expand the learning experience of the Rangers in the Classroom Programs for your students. Download any of these curriculum-based lesson plans for your class, and please do email ritc_seki@nps.gov with any feedback on improving these lessons.

Life Zones 3rd Grade Post-Visit Activity

Life Zones 4th Grade Pre-Visit Activitiy

Life Zones 4th Grade Post-Visit Activity