Students will compare and contrast the groups who used the Cumberland Gap and their reasons for using the gap. Students will analyze maps and create a map showing landforms, routes and areas. Students will identify and describe the components of a topographic/contour map.
Students will analyze and illustrate the development of sandstone formations over time. Students will create relief maps that show the development of the formations. Students will analyze the differences in the geographical formation of northern and southern Illinois.
Students will explore how personal experiences can lead to conservation efforts. Students will demonstrate their understanding by creating a digital presentation proposing the conservation of a special place.
Students will gather and categorize information about the animal and plant species found in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Students will create an illustrated scavenger hunt of living things to observe for visitors in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
Students will describe the role of Theodore Roosevelt in the creation of the National Park System. Students will define and discuss conservation. Students will write a proposal to promote conservation of an area of their town or state using scientific information.