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Students attending a ranger-led program.
Inviting a ranger to your classroom is a great way to connect your students with Tonto National Monument!

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Preschool - Kindergarten: Park Rangers Like to Help!
Students will be trained as Junior Park Rangers as they explore how park rangers are community helpers and practice helping visitors to National Park sites. 30 minute in-class ranger program
Arizona Common Core Standards Met

3rd- 4th Grade: Who's Home at Tonto National Monument?
Students will discover the many different animals living at Tonto National Monument and in the Sonoran Desert by participating in activities to classify animals and identify their defining characteristics and adaptations. 45 minute in-class ranger program
Arizona Common Core Standards Met

New! 4th Grade: Studying the Past
Students will learn how archeology adds to our knowledge of the past by becoming archeolgists. Students will draw inferences about prehistoric cultures by looking at the things they left behind and the landscape in which they lived. 45 minute ranger program.

6th- 8th Grade: Mapping the Past
Students will examine various types of Arizona maps and explain how humans have influenced their surrounding environments. Students will then discuss how our surrounding geography affects our lives today. 45 minute in-class ranger program
Arizona Common Core Standards Met

Coming Soon! 6th- 8th Grade: Stories in the Sky
Constellations and Astronomy 45 minute in-class ranger program

High School: Building a Life in Tonto Basin
Students will learn about engineering in the prehistoric southwest by exploring how the Salado people built their homes, dug irrigation canals, and engineering their food source (maize corn). 45 minute in-class ranger program
Arizona Common Core Standards Met

Coming Soon! High School: Adventures of Adolph Bandelier
Early Arizona Explorers 45 minute in-class ranger program

All Other Grades:
We offer customized programs for all other grades interested in learning about Tonto National Monument. Please contact us to design your in-classroom program!

 

To Make a Reservation:

Download and complete the Ranger Program Reservation Form and return the completed form to us. We ask for reservations to be made two weeks in advance.

Last updated: August 31, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

26260 N AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2
Roosevelt, AZ 85545

Phone:

(928) 467-2241

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