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  • Yellowstone National Park

    Camouflage

    Camouflage

    This active game may be used to introduce the concepts of predator prey dynamics as well as adaptations. Students love playing this game.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten - Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Ecology, Physical Education, Physical Fitness, Wildlife Biology
  • Grand Teton National Park

    Dress for Winter

    Dress for Winter

    Students will dress for winter while explaining the purpose and function behind each layer. Throughout the lesson, students will learn and incorporate vocabulary terms related to heat transfer. At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to explain the different clothing layers and make reasonable choices for dressing in winter conditions.

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Third Grade - Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Chemistry, Climate
    National/State Standards:
    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.4 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2
  • Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

    Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School, stated “The ravages of the axe are daily increasing desecration by what is called improvement; which as yet generally destroys Nature’s beauty without substituting that of Art.” This unit, Nature, Art and Conservation at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, will explore this very issue through on-site visits, school based lessons and independent research. For this unit students will begin by reading Marsh’s Man and Nature...

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Eleventh Grade - Eleventh Grade
    Subjects:
    Art, Conservation, Environment, Museum Studies, Reading, Visual Arts, Writing
    National/State Standards:
    Honors/AP US History
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Expedition: Yellowstone!

    Expedition: Yellowstone!

    Yellowstone offers this 4-5 day curriculum-based residential program for students in grades 4-8. Classes learn about the natural and cultural history of Yellowstone, investigate issues affecting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and promote stewardship and preservation in the park and in home communities. Emphasis is on learning through direct experience in the outdoors. Students participate with teachers and parent chaperones in hikes, field investigations, discussions, and journal writing.

    Excellent

    Average: 5.0 (2 ratings)

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Fourth Grade - Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Art, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Community, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Education, Environment, Fire Ecology, Geology, Geometry, Glaciers, History, Hydrology, Mathematics, Military and Wartime History, Performing Arts, Physical Science, Poetry, Reading, Safety, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Tectonics, Volcanoes, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management, Writing
    National/State Standards:
    All lesson plans are aligned with Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho Education Standards.
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone Lesson Plan: How Yellowstone Geysers Erupt

    Yellowstone Lesson Plan: How Yellowstone Geysers Erupt

    In “Why Yellowstone Geysers Erupt,” students will learn the key ingredients necessary to form geysers and how they function naturally. In addition to a geyser model demonstration (all grades), older students can build their own geyser models, while forming and testing hypotheses about the eruption behavior using different variables.

    Good

    Average: 4.0 (5 ratings)

    Type:
    Lesson Plans
    Grade level:
    Second Grade - Tenth Grade
    Subjects:
    Chemistry, Earth Science, Engineering, Geology, Physical Science, Science and Technology, Visual Arts
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

    Section 2 - Clues to the Past

    Section 2 - Clues to the Past

    This section is designed to be taught prior to visiting the park. Teaching this section as a unit prior to the other lessons will prepare students to assimilate more easily information from the rest of the guide.

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Third Grade - Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, Linguistics, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    History, People in Societies, Acquisition of Language, Geography, Social Studies Skills & Methods, Oral & Visual Communication,
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

    Section 3 - Tracing the Past

    Section 3 - Tracing the Past

    This section is about the processes of archeology: finding, excavating, analyzing, and interpreting prehistoric archeological data.

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Third Grade - Eighth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Art, Geography, History, Science and Technology, Social Studies
    National/State Standards:
    Social Studies Skills & Methods, People in Societies, History, Scientific Inquiry, Geography, Historical & Cultural & Social Contexts
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

    Expeditions into Ohio’s Past

    Expeditions into Ohio’s Past

    Developed by Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, this curriculum was intended for grades 3 - 5. However, we encourage teachers and students of all ages to utilize the contents of this guide to help broaden their knowledge of the prehistoric Hopewellian people.

    Type:
    Curriculum Units
    Grade level:
    Third Grade - Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Geography, History