Improve Your Place

A group of volunteers using rope and a crowbar to move a large boulder from a trail at Mount Rainier National Park.
A group of volunteers work together to clear a trail at Mount Rainier.

NPS Photo

 
Overview: Each living thing has a habitat- a place to live that suits its needs. For human beings, the community they live in is their habitat. In this activity students are encouraged to plan and carry out a service learning project that focuses on making positive environmental changes in their school and community.
Grade Level:
5 - 12
Objectives: Students will:
  • Identify ways they can improve their local area.
  • Create and carry out a plan to improve the area.
Lesson Plan:
Improve Your Place - word, 45KB
Improve Your Place - pdf, 180KB

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Mailing Address:

55210 238th Avenue East
Ashford, WA 98304

Phone:

(360) 569-2211
Callers to this general park line can choose from a menu that includes recorded information as well as opportunities to talk to a ranger at one of the park's administration or visitor centers. Rangers are only available to answer calls during business hours.

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