Curriculum Materials

Lesson Plans, Activity Pages, & More!

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Education Videos

These videos introduce students to content that they may encounter during their field trips. These videos can also use used for stand alone lessons.
(Lesson plan outlines may be found in the "Plan a Field Trip" page. Click on a specific field trips and looking under the "Materials" marker for any suggested video-based lessons plans.)

Hot Springs Water Cycle

These short videos introduce the hydrology of Hot Springs, including the source of the hot water, how the water gets hot, what mineral deposits are found around the springs, and how the spring temperature changes over time.

All Ages

There's something here for learners of all ages. Dive into Bathhouse architecture, coloring books, and more.


National Park Service Education Resources

The National Park Service education portal directs teachers to information on education materials, professional development opportunities, and more!

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A park ranger delivers a program to a high school group in front of a thermal spring.
Plan A Field Trip

Hot Springs National Park has a variety of ways your class can interact with the Park. Click on this link to learn more!

Two people in clothing from the late 1800s walk down Bathhouse Row.
Suggested Readings

Read more stories and learn more about the wonderful history of Hot Springs National Park.

A view from West Mountain overlook looking across rolling hills with fall colored leaves.

Learn about the natural resources at Hot Springs National Park. This includes information about our thermal water, wildlife, and plants.

Walking down bathhouse row, 2 historical figures are seen blended into a modern day photo.
History & Culture

Learn more about Hot Spring National Park's unique cultural and natural history.

Late Archaic to Early Woodland Novaculite projectile point

Hot Springs NP has a dense, rich archeological record with 92 sites and counting. Learn more about our history's mysteries.

Last updated: January 30, 2024

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