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Push or Pull
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
Students will understand that a force (pushing or pulling) can move an object.

Working the Land: Natural Occupations
Grades 4–6
Social Studies, Language Arts, Science, Technology
The students will research different jobs associated with the national parks and forests. The students will understand the jobs' importance and how the skills are used in various national parks and forests. The students will present aspects of the jobs, focusing on their importance using interview techniques and a project of their choice.

The Life of Lincoln
Grades 4–6
Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology
Students will describe the social and political life of Abraham Lincoln with a focus on his contributions and how they changed the United States of America.

Live with Lewis and Clark!
Grades 7–8
Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the chronology of major events in the Corps of Discovery’s westward journey, including the goals of the expedition, the composition of the Corps, the modes of travel, the route, the interactions with American Indians, and the obstacles faced. Students will locate and evaluate potential sources of information, gather and synthesize information, and create a new product. Students will identify primary sources.

In Mr. Lincoln's Shoes
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Math, Art, Math
Students will demonstrate basic map skills. Students will understand cardinal directions and use a compass rose.

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Helping Hands
Grades K–1
Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

Welcome to the Neighborhood
Grades 2–3
Language Arts, Social Studies

Encountering Hospitality
Grades 4–6
Art, Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology

Lights! Camera! Hospitality!
Grades 7–8
Economics, Language Arts, Social Studies, Technology

Hiking Proportions: Shenandoah National Park
Grades 7–8
Language Arts, Math, Technology