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    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

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.


VIEW OR DOWNLOAD THE ENTIRE GUIDE



2.176 MB

VIEW OR DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE BY CHAPTERS

INTRODUCTION

339 KB

SPANISH GIFTS

220 KB


FERNANDO'S BIG ADVENTURE

245 KB

AN APACHE WAY OF LEARNING

158 KB

RAILROADS, CATTLE AND COTTONFIELDS

240 KB

SANTA CRUZ RIVER CARDS

627 KB

WHY THE SANTA CRUZ?

PEOPLE AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT

RIVER ISSUES AND YOU

281 KB


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OWLS AND CROWS


155 KB

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY 2050

118 KB

* Last Page

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Did You Know?

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.