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It’s in the Details
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Science
Students will classify objects. Students will define what an adjective is and describe objects using descriptive words.

What’s in a Cave?
Grades 2–3
Art, Science, Social Studies
Students will describe the geological formations of the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Students will describe the characteristics of a cave ecosystem and create a model representing a cave. Students will compare caves located in different environments.

I See a Great Blue Heron!
Grades 2–3
Language Arts, Science
Students will gather and categorize information about the animal and plant species found in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Students will create an illustrated scavenger hunt of living things to observe for visitors in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

The Gap Map
Grades 7–8
Language Arts, Social Studies
Students will compare and contrast the groups who used the Cumberland Gap and their reasons for using the gap. Students will analyze maps and create a map showing landforms, routes and areas. Students will identify and describe the components of a topographic/contour map.

A Challenge of Friction: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Grades 9–12
Language Arts, Math, Science
Students will investigate and make predictions about friction and surface design. Students will develop persuasive communication skills.

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Follow the Flag
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology

It’s in the Details
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Science

What’s in a Cave?
Grades 2–3
Art, Science, Social Studies

Conserving the World Around Us: Theodore Roosevelt’s Legacy
Grades 4–6
Language Arts, Science

Harpers Ferry History
Grades 9–12
Art, Language Arts, Social Studies

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