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President Carter talks to students about ANILCA
Join President Jimmy Carter on December 2 for a live videoconference celebrating the 1980 law that preserved millions of acres of Alaska wilderness.Read More
Power up your energy literacy!
Whether you're a teacher, a student, or just looking to learn about energy, check out these educational resources from the Department of Energy.Read More
2013 National Fossil Day Art Contest Winners!
The Annual National Fossil Day Art & Photography Contest results for 2013 are in... congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who participated.Read More
America's Greatest Classrooms - Video
Hey teachers - the National Park Service has a new website, designed just for YOU! This short video showcases how it can help you in the classroom.Read More
Presidential Primary Sources Project
NPS partners with National Archives and Internet2 to bring interactive distance learning series to schools across the nation.Read More
Teaching with Historic Places
Use the resources of the National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects.Read More
Explore the past through museum collections
Teaching with Museum Collections object-based learning emphasizes the links between the “real things;” - NPS collections and America's history.Read More
NPS and Sesame Street Team Up for Kids!
Sesame Workshop and the National Park Service have teamed up to teach young learners about science and nature. Includes videos and activities.Read More
Teacher Ranger Teacher
The Teacher Ranger Teacher program offers educators a summer professional development experience learning new ways to use parks in the classroom.Read More
Catch NPS podcasts on iTunes U!
Teachers, educators, and self-directed learners can download or stream over 450 podcasts and video-podcasts from iTunesU.Read More
Students talk turkey about diplomacy
NPS, Smithsonian and Department of State host an online conference for grades 7-12 highlighting the importance of diplomacy in U. S. history.Read More
NPS Awards Special Prizes at National History Day
NPS sponsors special prizes in Asian American, Latino American, and African American history at the National History Day contest.Read More