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Lesson Plans for Grades K-12 - Including Common Core and National Standards
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Lend a Helping Hand: Acadia National Park
Grades 4–6
Language Arts, Social Studies
Students will demonstrate understanding of the importance of philanthropy, community service, and volunteerism in our culture. Students will examine the contributions of famous Americans to the national park system.

Do You Like to Spend or Save?
Grades K–2
After briefly discussing spending and saving habits, the class takes a poll to see how their peers like to manage money. Then students graph their findings and discuss the survey results.

A World of Money
Grades 9–12
Social Studies
Students will identify, recognize, and appreciate continuing global traditions related to the creation of national currencies. They will evaluate and analyze the role currency plays in shaping a national or regional identity. They will discuss and predict how regional, cultural,and national identity influences the designers of world currency.

Changing Hands
Grades 7–8
Economics, Social Studies
Students will research and present information about the purpose and structure of the Federal Reserve System and its relationship with the United States Department of the Treasury.

Coins in U.S. History
Grades 3–5
Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology
Students will investigate, appreciate, and deepen their knowledge of U.S. coins and the history associated with these coins. They will also learn about events in U.S. history.

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Mountain Museum: Shenandoah National Park
Grades 2–3
Art, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

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

A Little Birdie Told Me: Everglades National Park
Grades K–1
Art, Language Arts, Science

Let's Go Birding!: Everglades National Park
Grades 4–6
Art, Science, Social Studies

A Challenge of Friction: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Grades 9–12
Language Arts, Math, Science

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  1. A Little Birdie Told Me: Everglades National Park
    Grades K–1
    Art, Language Arts, Science
  2. Sing A Song of Coinage
    Grades K–1
    Language Arts, Math, Music, Science
  3. Worth A Thousand Words
    Grade 1
    Language Arts, Social Studies
  4. Haiku in Hawaii: Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park
    Grades 2–3
    Language Arts, Science
  5. Presidential Gallery
    Grades 4–6
    Social Studies, Language Arts, Technology

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