The Human Story
Grand Canyon National Park's free distance learning programs offer students an exciting introduction to the science behind the park.
The Human Story presents Grand Canyon's rich history over the last 12,000 years. Through a live and interactive lesson with park rangers via the Internet, students journey back through time as they learn to look at the landscape through the eye of an archaeologist. The program lasts about one hour.
How to Participate
- Follow the instructions on the 2016-2017 Distance Learning Program Registration Form (PDF 278KB)
- Pre-activity lesson plan
- The Human Story National Standards (215KB PDF)
- Time Line Activity Cards
- Student pre-assessment
- Student post-assessment
- American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Art, Environment, Geography, Historic Preservation, History, Science and Technology, Science History, Social Studies, Westward Expansion
- National/State Standards:
NSS-USH.5-12.1 ERA 1
NGSS: MSE SS3-4
- Distance Learning