How do you become a park ranger? What does the symbol on the uniform stand for? What makes the Southeast Arizona National Parks special? Ask these questions or anything else you may have wondered about the National Park Service during a live interview with one of our education rangers! This program has also been adapted as a teacher workshop on what the National Park Service has to offer in distance learning.
Multipoint: $0.00Point to Point: $0.00Point to Point Premium: $0.00By Request: $0.00By Request Premium: $0.00
Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod
Career Education, Professional Development, Sciences, Social Studies/History
IMPORTANT: Members must provide Southeast Arizona National Parks with the connection link for any videoconferencing platform other than Microsoft Teams. Please check your email for a confirmation from a ranger requesting it.
Requesting dates at least two weeks in advance is required. Also note, particularly if you are on the east coast, Arizona is on Mountain Standard Time year-round. We have availability most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays from 8:00am - 4:00pm MST.
Receive this program and
for one low price when you purchase the CILC
Virtual Expeditions package.
For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672
Please give us 48 hours notice to cancel or reschedule a program.
Southeast Arizona National Parks
The National Park Service's Southeast Arizona Group (SEAZ) includes Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. The three sites are managed by one leadership team, headed by a superintendent.
Every park in the group is unique in its own right: the cultural history of Fort Bowie and the shaping of the American West, the geologic grandeur of the standing rocks at Chiricahua, and the Spanish history and rich landscape of Coronado National Memorial. Yet, each park shares more in common than geography alone. The SEAZ Group parks are protected areas where important historical events took place and where crucial biological habitats intersect.
Join us in real time with a ranger to learn more about what one, or all three of our park sites, has to offer!
1. The program begins with an introduction to the National Park Service and Southeast Arizona National Parks.2. Students then learn about the presenting ranger, and see images from the various parks they've worked in.3. Next, the ranger answers the predetermined questions using accompanying photographs and props to help provide a deeper understanding of southeast Arizona.4. Students are invited to ask additional questions.
Participants will:- Gain an understanding of what a national park site is and the various things they protect.- Compare the different careers available in the National Park Service.- Identify the local ecosystems and some of the plants and animals that live there.- Develop an appreciation for the intricacies and moving parts of the operations of a national park site.- Have all their questions answered about the Southeast Arizona National Parks and the National Park Service.
This program is easily adapted and can be focused and aligned with a standard of your preference.
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.