1. Program begins with an introduction to Rocky Mountain National Park and the NPS emblem.
2. Ranger leads a discussion on the diversity of park service sites and the founding of the NPS.
3. Students brainstorm different types of roles that may be needed to run a National Park site.
4. Students present their ranger career in front of the class and the ranger elaborates with Rocky specific footage.
5. Students match tools to the right ranger.
6. Time is allowed for questions and answers.
1. Recognize the variety of Park Service sites and the resources they protect.
2. Describe at least one park ranger role/career in detail.
3. Discover how all park rangers work together to satisfy the mission of the Park Service.
Colorado Academic Standards (CAS)
Reading, Writing and Communicating
Effective communication requires speakers to express opinion, provide information, describe a process, and persuade an audience
Listening strategies are techniques that contribute to understanding different situations and serving different purposes
A clear communication plan is necessary to effectively deliver and receive information
Oral communication is used both informally and formally
Successful group activities need the cooperation of everyone