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A Visit to White Mountain

Grades 9 through 12

Social Studies, Art

Lesson Plan Summary

Starting with the White Mountain National Forest quarter, students will analyze the history of White Mountain National Forest to understand how visiting the forest has changed from when the park opened in 1918 to today.

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National Standards associated with this lesson plan

Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

  • Individual Development and Identity


  • Content Standard #3: Choosing and evaluating a range of subject matter, symbols, and ideas Students evaluate and defend the validity of sources for content and the manner in which subject matter, symbols, and images are used in the students' works and in significant works by others.
White Mountain National Forest quarter image
White Mountain
National Forest Quarter
New Hampshire

The Department of the Treasury Seal