• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

Education In Shenandoah

Education In Shenandoah

This series of short videos and interactive curriculum materials will help teachers and group leaders to use Shenandoah National Park as a tool for education. Videos prepare you for a field trip to Shenandoah National Park, while the CCC and Herbert Hoover interactive curriculums can be used as teaching aids in the classroom, complying with all SOL requirements.

For subtitles, view the Education in Shenandoah series on YouTube.

 

 

Episode 1
Planning A Field Trip to Shenandoah

This video discusses what topics you can explore during a field trip, how to start planning for a day in the park, and what to expect once you get out in the field with your small group.

 

Interactive Curriculum
CCC: A New Deal to Rebuild a Nation

This interactive curriculum teaches the fundamentals of social and political history through the events of the Great Depression using the stories of real people, real experiences, and real places of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

 

Interactive Curriculum
Herbert Hoover and Rapidan Camp

Lessons provide insight into the life and times of our 31st President, his work as a conservationist and humanitarian, his activities and programs as Chief Executive, and his lasting impact on America.

Did You Know?

The green sharply serrated leaves of chestnut shoots can be found throughout the park.

American chestnut trees, whose trunks were killed off by a fungus blight long ago, still send up shoots that you can see along many of Shenandoah National Park’s trails.