Parks as Classrooms

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The purpose of the National Park Service's (NPS) PIC program is to give schools the chance to allow students to experience an in- class fieldtrip. The PIC program is funded by federal grants and is offered free of charge to any educational institution, public or private, that wishes to participate.

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Curriculum Materials

De Soto National Memorial offers lesson plans to aid teachers in educating their classes about the environment and the De Soto expedition. These lesson plans were developed by teachers for teachers and adhere to Sunshine State Standards. They were designed for grades six through eight, but can be adapted for other grade levels.

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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8300 De Soto Memorial Hwy
Bradenton, FL 34209


(941) 792-0458 x105

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