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Inquiry with a Ranger

Alcatraz Uncovered initiates 6th-8th grade archeologists into the mysteries of time as they uncover layers of human history on the island.

Unlocking Alcatraz challenges emerging high school political scientists to consider the impact of activism on the American Justice System and Civil Rights in the late 20th century.


Rocks on the Move transports middle and high school students to the Golden Gate Headlands to discover migrating tectonic plates and active geologic landscapes in a hands-on earth science inquiry.

Nuclear Reactions ushers 11th and 12th grade students through the gates of a Cold War era restored Nike missile site that reflects a pivotal period in U.S. history with resounding implications for today.

Nike Missile Site-88 in the Marin Headlands.

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022


(415) 561-4700
Pacific West Region Information Center (415) 561-4700 Special Event & Commercial Film Permits (415) 561-4300

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