Education Resources

A ranger interacts with young children and their caregivers sitting outside on grass.
The cover of the Keweenaw National Historical Park Education Plan.

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Education Plan

The park's Education Plan is product of numerous educators and park staff working together to help direct the future educational endeavors at the park. It identifies the education projects that are proposed, in progress, and those that have been completed. You will find helpful park themes and educational goals along with comprehensive reading list with brief descriptions of each title in this document. Request a digital of paper copy of the plan by contacting Katie Keller, Education Technician at kathryn_keller@nps.gov or (906) 483-3175.
 
Cover images of the Industrial and Downtown Calumet self-guided booklets.
The covers of the Industrial Calumet and Downtown Calumet self-guided booklets.

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Self Guided Booklets of Downtown and Industrial Calumet

These booklets contain maps, photos, and general information that guide visitors, school groups, and educators to the resources of the Calumet Unit of the park. Booklets can be purchased at the Calumet Visitor Center or from the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association online bookstore.
 
A miner operates a pneumatic drill to make blasting holes underground.
A miner operates a pneumatic drill to make blasting holes. Once the copper rock is freed, it can then be brought to the surface for processing.

Keweenaw NHP Archives, Foster--Album-28--Calumet-&-Hecla-underground-miner.

Photos & Multimedia

Are you in need of photographs, videos, or other multimedia resources to enrich your lesson plans? The park's Photos & Multimedia page offers present-day and historic photographs, as well as park-produced social media posts and videos.
 
Copper Mining History Timeline

This web-based version of an exhibit at the park information desk located at the Quincy Mine Gift Shop provides a historic overview of the copper mining story of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
 

Last updated: September 15, 2017

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