The Santa Cruz River its People and Environment - Guide for 4th-8th Grades
The Santa Cruz River, its People and Environment was developed in cooperation with Friends of the Santa Cruz River with the goal of educating students about the river while instilling a sense of stewardship for the unique natural beauty of which we live.
The guide consists of ten hands-on lessons that are sequentially ordered to cover aspects of the river and culture appropriate to fourth through eighth grades.
The guide may be downloaded, copied, or reproduced for educational purposes. Hard copies are also available upon request.
Please call (520) 398-2341 for more information, or to request a guide.
Did You Know?
The Santa Cruz River begins in the Patagonia Mountains of southern Arizona, runs south into Mexico, makes a sweeping U-turn and continues north through Sonora, Mexico and Arizona to join the Gila River and eventually the Colorado River which empties into the Gulf of California.