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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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Yellowstone Steaming Acid Pools of Death

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Although beautiful, Yellowstone Park has some inherent dangers. An episode of a larger Reactions series explains how the volcanic hot springs in the park affect the pH of the water as well as its temperature. Learners make connections to...
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Infrared Yellowstone Lesson 1: The Invisible Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using NASA infrared imaging and a temperature map, learners hone their scientific observation skills. They look at multiple images of Old Faithful before, during, and after a geyser emission. They compare the infrared images to regular...
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Yellowstone

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
As a motivating reading experience, this passage on Yellowstone National Park should appeal to learners of all ages. This 10 question activity has both comprehension and vocabulary activities. It could be used for ESL with older students...
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Wolves of Yellowstone

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
To add wolves or not to add wolves — that is the question. An engaging instructional activity explores the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone Park. Learners research the effects on the ecosystem of the reintroduction and apply...
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Food Webs, Energy Flow, Carbon Cycle, and Trophic Pyramids

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The reintroduction of a species to an area doesn't always go as expected. Scholars learn about the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park with a video, reading, and discussion questions. They complete a hands-on activity...
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Lesson: Before You Go...Travel Recommendations from the Experts!

For Teachers K - 5th
Here is a lesson that sounds like a lot of fun. Kids discuss the artistic elements and motives for the painting, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. To get the scope and scale of this oversized masterpiece, they use butcher paper and the...
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How You Could Get Away with Murder in Yellowstone’s “Zone of Death"

For Students 9th - 12th
Looking for loopholes in the Constitution? Watch a video that describes how one could get away with a crime in the "Zone of Death." Because Yellowstone National Park is considered to be federal land, and it is technically in three...
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Bicycling Through Yellowstone

For Students 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students plan a simulated bicycle trip through Yellowstone National Park. Using the maps, coordinate information, sightseeing cards and other materials, students follow the directions for planning their trip.
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Ecosystems

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Living and non-living things are both a part of an ecosystem. A video begins with ecosystem interactions using biotic and abiotic factors. It also covers food webs, limiting factors, and logistic growth. As a real-world connection, it...
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the world's largest collection of geysers, many visitors end up overlooking the wildlife natural to Yellowstone National Park. Join Mr. Andersen as he shows your class about the different species living in the park and illustrates...
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Yellowstone fires: To Burn or Not to Burn

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students determine the causes of the 1988 Yellowstone fire. They list firefighting techniques, describe the aftermath, and list the ecological outcomes of the fire. They perform experiments with ignitable materials found in Yellowstone...
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Next Generation Stewards Introductory Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Ecosystems are complicated. The results of the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone Nation Park illustrates the interconnectedness of the flora and fauna in a given ecosystem. After watching a video about the changes the wolves...
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Yellowstone Park Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 7th
In this Yellowstone Park puzzle, students identify sites, scenes, and animals found in the park. A list of 18 words are given for students to locate.
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Tour Yellowstone National Park Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Yellowstone National Park worksheet, students explore the Internet to access one specific website to find the answers to five fill in the blank facts about Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park

For Students 2nd
What's the best way to find information in a nonfiction passage? Second graders read a short article about Yellowstone National Park and answer five multiple choice questions how they read on the information from the passage.
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Yellowstone National Park

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension activity, students read a selection pertaining to Yellowstone National Park and respond to 3 vocabulary and 8 fill in blank questions.
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Why the Y2Y?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners investigate the proposed route from Yellowstone to Yukon. They listen to lectures about the proposal and the different opinions concerning it. Students research the type of wildlife in the area for the road and they consider how...
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How a Supervolcano Made the Cenozoic’s Coolest Fossils

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Volcanoes cause mass extinctions, climate change, and physical alterations of our planet. They also create great fossil records, time markers in layers of Earth, and an interesting way to study geology. A video describes how one...
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Designing a Poster to Communicate Information: Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
It's not hard to convince someone to visit the beauty of Yellowstone National Park. But there's more than meets the eye in this region! Learners watch a short historical video and conduct research before creating an advertisement for...
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Ecological Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, beginning individually and later in small groups use the decision making model to address the question of reintroducing the wolf into Yellowstone National Park. Each small group elects a spokesperson to report to the class,...
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Truss Strength

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the design of Old Faithful Lodge at Yellowstone Park including its use of trusses. They work in groups and use straws and modeling clay to design and test a variety of building supports.
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Animal Populations: What's the Difference?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the difference between endangered wild animals and overpopulated companion animals. They read the book, Wolves in Yellowstone, and discuss why wolves are endangered and why companion animals have an overpopulation...
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The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students take an online virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park. They act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms.

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