Sesame Street Explores Grand Canyon
An Educator's guide and accompanying hands-on activities, can help you support your students' innate sense of awe, wonder, and curiosity as you explore nature with them at your National Park, local park, or even in your own backyard. *Please note: You DO NOT need to register for this program; ALL VIDEO & ACTIVITY LINKS ARE BELOW*
How to Participate
Watch the videos online on the National Park Service YouTube Site:
Grand Canyon Families: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJYUcv0m3Lw
Grand Canyon Habitat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SG7GHhuWFqk
Grand Canyon Seasons: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzopYP8JAmw
Or, if you have a DVD player in your classroom...
Download the DVD image file (ISO file) Your DVD burner software can burn a DVD from this file.
http://www.nps.gov/featurecontent/grca/sesame-grca-455mb.iso (455 MB iso file)
Internet Explorer: right click - "save target as"
Safari: "download linked file"
Firefox: "save link as"
Chrome: "save link as"
(The ISO file, also called a disc image, is a single file that's a copy of an entire DVD. When you burn a DVD from an ISO file, the new disc has the same folders, files, and properties as the original disc.)
Downloadable Support Materials and Activities:
(Includes content for Grand Canyon National Park and Gateway National Recreational Area)
Educators Guide (1.97 MB pdf)
Companion Video Tips (104 kb pdf)
Nature Words/ Vocabulary (600 kb pdf)
Kid's Nature Journal (1.2 MB pdf)
Nature Scavenger Hunt Activity (544 kb pdf)
Nature Badge Coloring Page (471 kb pdf)
Iron-on Nature Badge (714 kb pdf)
National Park Coloring Page (531 kb pdf)
You may also watch the videos and download the hands-on activities on the Sesame Street Website:
- Biology: Animals, Ecology
- Distance Learning