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North Unit Road Closure
The North Unit Scenic Drive will be closed at the Caprock Coulee parking area while repairs are in progress. Repairs may be delayed because of weather conditions, but are expected to be completed by May 15.
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Theodore Roosevelt National Park
It is 1,000 years into the future and something doesn’t seem quite right. Scientists, who have been carefully studying the motion of the planets from Earth, are reporting that one of the planets appears to be moving backward. Is it yours? Solving this space mystery will help students understand the fundamentals of the scientific method.
- Curriculum Units
- Grade level:
- Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade
- Astronomy, Education, Science and Technology, Science History, Space Science
- National/State Standards:
- North Dakota state science standards 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.5.5, 4.5.6, 4.6.2, 4.8.2, 5.1.1, 5.2.2, 5.5.4, 5.5.5, 6.1.1, 6.1.3, 6.2.1, 6.5.4, 6.8.2,
Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt National Park contains 29,920 acres of wilderness, one of the few islands of designated wilderness in the Northern Great Plains. More...