A park ranger will introduce the students to Kennesaw Mountain National Park and that Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. The ranger will then discuss the key geographical features that impacted the battle. Finally, the ranger will lead the students in a mapping activity, followed by a Q&A session.
Students will. be able to identify elements of a map, be able to identify natural and manmade features on a map, learn how the topography of Kennesaw Mountain NBP affected the outcome of the Battle of Kennesaw, demonstrate their understanding of map elements by creating a map of their own, and deepen their understanding of what maps can tell you about a place and its history.