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Ask a Ranger (Free)

from Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

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Ask a Ranger provides the opportunity to interact with a Casa Grande Ruins park ranger through a live and engaging lesson. As a class, students prepare questions for rangers and send them in advance. Questions can include topics such as Casa Grande Ruins human history, archeology, ecology, geology and National Park Service careers. Questions are emailed to the Education Coordinator at least 2 weeks before your program. This program can be adapted for all grade levels.

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About This Program


Point to Point: $0.00
Point to Point Premium: $0.00



45-60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Career Education, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode


Booking Information

We offer this program in November - April only. Programs are offered on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Please let Casa Grande Ruin's Education Coordinator know 72 hours in advance if you need to cancel a program.

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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Coolidge, AZ
United States

Since 1892, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument has protected the history of the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People and the finest architectural example of 13th Century Hohokam culture and archeology in the American Southwest.  

Join a Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ranger to learn about the National Park Service and what makes Casa Grande Ruins National Monument unique.

Sara Sutton

Program Details


1. The program begins with an introduction to the ranger and guidelines to the program.
2. The ranger introduces the National Park Service and its symbol.
3. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is introduced.
4. The ranger starts to answer student questions using props and images.
5. 5 to 10 minutes is left at the end for student questions.


At the end of this program, students will be able to:
• Explain what national parks are and what they protect.
• Compare and contrast Casa Grande Ruins National Monument with where they live.
• List two reasons why Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is a National Park Service site.
• Engage with a Park Ranger.