YAP! Teacher's Online Resource Guide
This online resource guide was designed to accompany YAP!'s debut album, "Edutainment Movement." The guide includes links to videos, songs, and National Park Service lesson plans related to topics covered on the album. Download the interactive pdf to dig deeper into topics such as whaling history, the 54th Regiment, whaling history, and more. For best results open the document in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.
One of the highlights of "The North Star Journey" was an afternoon meeting with National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis where they talked about the power of communicating through hip-hop and connecting with new audiences. Jarvis asked YAP! if they felt that this type of communication was beneficial to the National Park Service. "Yes!" was the universal reply. Director Jarvis applauded their work and encouraged YAP! to keep on creating and taking park messages into the 21st century.
After being invited to D.C. during the summer of 2013 for a week-long experience, the Youth Ambassadors took on every opportunity and challenge they encountered. The impact of what they felt, saw, learned and did is evident throughout “The North Star Journey” and their newest song, "North Star."
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Youth Ambassador Program created a song and video about the 54th Regiment, the first all black regiment commissioned by the Union Army in the Civil War. Nearly 50 men from New Bedford enlisted in the 54th, including Sergeant William H. Carney, the first African American to earn a congressional medal of honor.
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