Parks As Classrooms
School Tours At The Park
You may wish to supplement your teaching on historic places with a visit to Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park!
Can't make it to the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park with your class? Looking for a pre-park visit activity? We offer three different in-classroom programs. Find out how to bring a park ranger to your classroom on our Classroom Programs page.
Additional Teaching Tools
Looking for additional educational tools? The National Park Service has a strong educational mission and over 400 national park sites with themes that may align with your curriculum needs. Explore the "For Teachers" link on the National Park Service website for curriculum-based lesson plans, travelling trunks, Junior Ranger activity books, and more.
Several other parks in the area provide "travelling trunk" opportunities and curriculum materials. Visit any one of these websites to learn more:
Teaching With Historic PlacesThe National Park Service's Teaching with Historic Places uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and a variety of other subjects. Learn more about Teaching with Historic Places in a lesson plan called Paterson, New Jersey: America's Silk City.
Last updated: October 11, 2018