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1860: The Election that Led to War
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In this lesson, students will use information to draw conclusions from maps, charts, and graphs. After analyzing the information, they will determine the 1860 election results and the impact of the results on the Civil War.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
08/03/2018
Activity 1: Crustal Types - Cracking Crustal Questions
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In this lesson, students experiment with representative materials to understand crustal interactions. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to list and draw the three types of plate interactions and name one landform that results from each plate interaction.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 2: Valleys - Varying Valleys
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In this lesson, students demonstrate how different valleys are formed by flowing water or ice. Students list the erosional processes that form valleys and identify the landform in photos or in nature.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 3: Fans and Deltas
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In this lesson, students create pie-shaped landforms and understand how and where they form. Students will distinguish between alluvial fans and deltas by their depositional environments.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 5: Depositional Environments
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In this activity, students will be introduced to the environments in which different sedimentary rocks form and relate these environments to the history of the rock. They will present histories from sequences of rock layers.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/24/2018
Activity 5: Stratigraphy
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In this activity, each collaborative group of students is given a sample of sand and asked to determine how old the sand is by keying out "fossils" (plastic animals) the sand contains. Once each group has dated their sand, groups will work together to stack all the containers of sand in order from oldest to youngest.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Park Service
Author:
Bryce Canyon National Park
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 6: Clouds and Precipitation - Cloud Formation and Precipitation
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In this activity, students explore cloud formation and precipitation by observing and recording weather data, as well as setting up a "cloud chamber" to observe evaporated water vapor as it condenses and precipitates.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 6: Fossil Function
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In this activity, students are given random fossil pieces and asked to compare them to living animals of today in order to determine what the fossil animal did and ate, where it lived, and how it defended itself.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Park Service
Author:
Bryce Canyon National Park
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 7: Rock Cycle - The Sweet Taste of a Sugar Rock Cycle
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In this activity, students observe how rock properties change from rock type to rock type due to different processes. Students will diagram the rock cycle and label the stresses that cause change between each rock type.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/24/2018
Activity 7: Water Runoff - Running Through the Watershed
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In this activity, students demonstrate how water flows on the surface as part of the hydrologic cycle. Students will observe how water gathers in channels and learn how to measure watersheds in terms of magnitude.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 8: Mountain Building - Pushing and Pulling Mountains
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In this lesson, students experiment with how tectonic forces form mountains. Students will recreate each landform made by drawing it on paper or using foam strips to model. After performing the force needed to create different landforms, students will label on paper the direction of the movement of the rock corresponding to each force.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 9: Groundwater - Introduction to Water and the "SLV" Game
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In this activity, students are introduced to water and its three phases - solid, liquid, vapor. Students will use their senses to observe, taste, feel, and describe water, and their imaginations to understand the concepts of water's phases.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018
Activity 9: Mineral Use - Building a Rock and Mineral House
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In this lesson, students will construct a house in the same way ancient pueblo people did using resources according to their availability and specific properties. Students will understand the importance of knowing rock and mineral properties in order to determine usefulness.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/24/2018
Agriculture and Inventions
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In this lesson, students research inventions that played a role in the development of homesteads and their impact on agriculture. This activity begins on page 6 of the PDF.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
08/02/2018
America's Space Program: Exploring a New Frontier
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In this lesson, students identify the events that led to the decision to send a man to the moon, examine some of the work necessary to make the Apollo project possible, evaluate arguments for preserving historic sites relating to the space program, and discuss comparable debates about preserving places in their own community that are associated with recent history.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Battle of Cowpens - Reader's Theater Script for Classroom
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In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the events and outcome of the Battle of Cowpens. They will also understand how the geographic features of the land played into the decision to stand and fight, as well as how those features helped the Patriots win the battle. Students will furthermore better understand the role of Daniel Morgan and how his leadership style further cemented a victory. Students will practice reading and speaking skills as well.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Park Service
Date Added:
07/25/2018