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  • Yukon - Charley Rivers National Preserve

    Traveling Trunks

    Check out one of our many Traveling Trunks to enhance your classroom lessons on natural history! Each trunk is packed with activities and artifacts for hands-on, minds-on learning.

  • Petroglyph National Monument

    Traveling Trunks at Petroglyph National Monument

    Traveling Trunks at Petroglyph National Monument

    Bring our park to your classroom!! Petroglyph National Monument offers FIVE trunks that cover the major themes of our park ranging from human history to geology. To request one of these trunks, please contact us at (505) 899-0205 ext. 332.

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    Travelling Trunk

    Antietam National Battlefield offers a "Life of a Civil War Soldier" travelling trunk designed for students in grades 3-6. Please contact us at 301-432-5124 to reserve the trunk. The trunk is free to use. We do request that teachers pick it up in person and that they keep it no longer than two weeks.

  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

    Victorian Architecture Trunk

    Recommended for sixth grade and up. This trunk contains samples of architectural features found in many 19th century homes. Plaster models, textured wallpaper, mounted pictures; slides, games and other activities are included in the trunk along with a teachers' guide.

  • Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

    Victorian Toy Trunk

    Ideal for grades pre-K through six. This trunk contains various toys popular in the late 19th century. These include: marbles, tops, ball-in-cup games, slates, hoop and stick and many others. A teachers' guide provides more information and instructions.

  • Olympic National Park

    Water Quality

    Water Quality

    This traveling trunk provides equipment and instructions for conducting water quality monitoring in your local watershed. Trunk includes turbidity meter, dissolved oxygen meter, macro-invertebrate cards, two 100' tape measures, sediment sorting gauges, canopy measurement device, thermometer, and general guides and instructions. Sample lessons and activities are included as well. Trunk is a work in progress.

  • Cape Lookout National Seashore

    Whales Traveling Trunk

    Whales Traveling Trunk

    This traveling trunk will introduce students to the biology and behaviors of these intelligent and interesting creatures. Teachers and students can use the materials and activities in this trunk to actually experience what life would be like as a whale.

  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park

    What They Wore: U.S.-Mexican War Traveling Trunks

    Hands-on history! Try on a soldier’s uniform and feel the itchy wool. Carry a soldier’s knapsack. Compare personal equipment to your own personal items. A video and teacher’s guide is also included.

  • Olympic National Park

    WILD Salmon Education Trunk

    The WILD Salmon Education Trunk, designed by PROJECT WILD Extension and Outreach and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, explores why salmon are essential components of healthy ecosystems. This multi-aged program engages students through hands-on activities.

  • Grand Teton National Park

    Winter Wildlife Traveling Trunk

    Winter Wildlife Traveling Trunk

    Bring the wonder of a Grand Teton winter into your classroom! The three lesson plans included in the trunk can be used together or separately. Students will learn how the earth's tilt and rotation causes winter in Wyoming, local animal adaptations for surviving winter, and wildlife tracking skills. The trunk includes animal furs, tracks, books, and other exciting materials to help you teach these lessons.