ERIC Number: ED484820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
National Parks as Classrooms. Rural Roots
Rural School and Community Trust, v5 n2 Apr 2004
The National Park System (NPS) offers a wealth of learning opportunities outside the classroom. The NPS is reaching out to educators nationwide to enrich student learning with the power of place, using public lands as classrooms where students can view historic artifacts and structures and interact with the natural world. Programs at Canyonlands National Park, Utah; George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia; and Badlands National Park, South Dakota are highlighted.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Rural School and Community Trust, Washington, DC.