• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Birds, People and the Santa Cruz - Guide for 7th-12th Grades

Birds, People and the Santa Cruz River is a joint product of the National Park Service and the Friends of the Santa Cruz River. The lessons introduce students to birds while exploring the various cultures living along the river, and their relationship to the local environment.

Although the guide focuses on birds and cultures of Tumacácori, the lesson plans can be adapted for other areas as well.

The guide may be downloaded and copied from this site. Depending upon your computer capability, you may either view or print all the guide, or by chapter. Choose one of the links below that works best for you.

Teacher Guides are also available in hard copy upon request. To request one, please call (520) 398-2341.




VIEW THE ENTIRE GUIDE



1.436 MB

VIEW OR PRINT THE GUIDE BY CHAPTERS


Introduction


262 KB


Lesson 1 - Birds and Culture


403 KB


Lesson 2 - Twelve Birds of Tumacácori


513 KB


Lesson 3 - Field Trip to the Mission and River


226 KB


Lesson 4 - River Issues


145 KB


Student Journal


189 KB


* Last Page


38 KB




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