Teacher Resources

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Our goal is to help you find the resources necessary to provide a meaningful learning experience at White Sands.

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Are you looking for resources for you class to create a meaningful learning experience that incorporates White Sands National Monument? We have a lot of resources available on our website to help you bring White Sands into your classroom. The information below describes these resources and where to find them on our website.

 
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Media Resources

Our multimedia page contains a wealth of informational resources. Students of all ages can learn about White Sands by watching several of our educational videos or by using our photo gallery to research White Sands’ plants, animals and people.

We have an educational virtual tour of the White Sands Historic District that will help bring this important piece of the monument’s history into your classroom. The link to the virtual tour is at the bottom of this page.

Our Roads, Rails, and Runways virtual tour will help you share how people have moved through the Tularosa Basin for thousands of years. The link to the virtual tour is at the bottom of this page.
 
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Print Resources

You can find a variety of educational brochures covering topics from local area history and culture, nature and science, and history of the National Park Service.

Our education resources page includes a variety of publications tailored for educators on a variety of topics from careers in the National Park Service to ecology.

Publications for kids and youth include a variety of crafts and lesson plans as downloadable PDFs. Links to our junior ranger book are also available on this page for download.

To delve deeper into one particular topic such as local history or geology, check out our recommended reading lists.
 
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Programs and Activities

White Sands National Monument also offers onsite activities for children such as reading adventures and crafty kids. Educators and parents may also check out adventure packs at the visitor center. Visit our Things to Do page for more exciting and interesting ideas.

Last updated: June 1, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1086
Holloman AFB, NM 88330

Phone:

(575) 479-6124

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