DC Area National Parks and Partners

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National parks and partners in the Washington, D.C. area are collaborating to offer a variety of programs for 4th and 5th graders.  Choose from science and history topics that fit your curriculum needs.  Explore with your students the amazing resources around the nation's capital.

2021-2022

2020-2021

 

Programs by DC Area National Parks and Partners

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Dr. King in Washington, D.C.: His Speeches and His Memorial - FREE

Combine the power of words and the power of place by studying Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a virtual visit to the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Explore the Lincoln Memorial, the scene of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech and the memorial...

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Gardens and Climate Change at President's Park

Essential Questions: How do the people at the White House teach us about the environment?Description of Lesson: Students learn about pollinators and plants that are native to the region the White House is located and design a pollinator garden.

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Historic Presidential Inaugurations - FREE

Presidential inaugurations represent the peaceful transfer of power in the United States.  National Mall and Memorial Parks is home to presidential memorials and includes Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, which has been the scene of...

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Picture Yourself Here

At the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument, we tell the story of the fight for women's right to vote. The museum is full of pictures of people who stood up and demanded change. They found creative ways to get their voices heard. They...

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Pollinators at the President's Park

(Upper elementary: 3rd Grade Through Sixth Grade)Essential Questions:  How do the people at the White House teach us about the environment?Description of Lesson:  Students learn about pollinators and plants that are native to the region the White...

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Presidential Memorials on the National Mall - FREE

Virtually tour the presidential memorials on the National Mall.  Choose from visits to the Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, or the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.  Hear...

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Ready, Set, Bloom: Cherry Blossoms in Washington, D.C.

Celebrate springtime with your students by joining park rangers for a virtual education program about Washington, D.C.'s famous...

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Service, Sacrifice, Unity and Victory

Explore the story of Memorial Day and the war memorials on the National Mall with your students. Look at the symbolism found...

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Slavery and the White House: Paul Jennings - FREE

The participants will learn about Paul Jennings, an enslaved man during the Madison administration, and his lasting impact on American history.  Participants will create a product that will allow community members to learn more about under told...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Government Agency

Contact

William Schrack   william@parktrust.org
401 East Jefferson #207
Rockville MD 20850
3012797275
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of DC Area National Parks and Partners cover:

Language Arts/English
Literacy
Mathematics
Problem Solving
Sciences
Social Studies/History
Writing