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  1. National Parks from Sea to Shining Sea By Stephanie Fuerst ETE 100-01 2/15/10

  2. What is a National Park? • What are some National Parks you know of? • Have you ever visited a National Park? • What is special about a National Park? • What is a State Park? How is it different? • Lets look at some famous National Parks.

  3. Grand Canyon: Then vs. Now Above photograph: (Lee, 1940) Right photograph: (Grand Canyon National Park)

  4. The Grand Canyon • Located in Arizona • Formed from EROSION • Colorado River • 277 miles long 1 mile deep 10-18 miles across Source: (Grand Canyon National Park)

  5. Yosemite: Then vs. Now Above: (Yosemite National Park) Left: (Company, 1915)

  6. Yosemite National Park • Located in California • 1,169 miles • Contains many mountains, cliffs, meadows, valleys, rivers, and waterfalls Source: (Yosemite National Park)

  7. Yellowstone: Then vs. Now Above: (Rhodes, 1900) Right: (Yellowstone National Park)

  8. Yellowstone • Located in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana • Erupting geysers and hot springs • Bears, wolves, elk, buffalo Source: (Yellowstone National Park)

  9. Haleakala: Then vs. Now Left: (Built in America) Below: (Haleakala National Park)

  10. Haleakala National Park • Located in Hawaii, on Island of Maui • Cinder cones, volcanoes, streams, ocean coast • Many ecological zones! Source: (Haleakala National Park)

  11. Summing it all up • Why do we have National Parks? • Who does the land belong to? • Who takes care of the land? • Why is it important to take care of the land? • What are some things we do to care for the land? Positive effects or negative effects? Source: (Our National Parks: Recreation and Preservation)

  12. Your Turn! • Use the National Parks website to research a park nps.gov • Create a poster that: -gives basic information about the park -encourages people to visit the park -tells why it is important to protect the land

  13. References Built in America. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2010, from Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=hhphoto&action=browse&fileName=hi/hi0500/hi0546/photos/browse.db&recNum=0&itemLink=D?hh:1:./temp/~ammem_aNQt::@@@mdb=mcc,gottscho,detr,nfor,wpa,aap,cwar,bbpix,cowellbib,calbkbib,consrvbib,bdsbib,dag,fsaall,gmd,p Company, H. P. (1915, May 29). American Memory. Retrieved February 10, 2010, from Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?pan:4:./temp/~ammem_DSJQ::@@@mdb=mcc,gottscho,detr,nfor,wpa,aap,cwar,bbpix,cowellbib,calbkbib,consrvbib,bdsbib,dag,fsaall,gmd,pan,vv,presp,varstg,suffrg,nawbib,horyd,wtc,toddbib,mgw,ncr,ngp,musdibib,hlaw,papr,lhbumbib Grand Canyon National Park. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2010, from National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/archive/grca/photos/ Haleakala National Park. (n.d.). Retrieved Febuary 10, 2010, from National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/hale/index.htm

  14. References Continued Lee, R. (1940, October). American Memory. Retrieved February 10, 2010, from Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/I?fsaall:2:./temp/~ammem_ilAQ::displayType=1:m856sd=fsa:m856sf=8b26440:@@@mdb=mcc,gottscho,detr,nfor,wpa,aap,cwar,bbpix,cowellbib,calbkbib,consrvbib,bdsbib,dag,fsaall,gmd,pan,vv,presp,varstg,suffrg,nawbib,horyd,wtc,todd Our National Parks: Recreation and Preservation. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2010, from National Geographic Xpeditions: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/14/gk2/parks.html Rhoades, H. (1900). History of the American West 1860-1920. Retrieved February 10, 2010, from Library of Congress: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?hawp:2:./temp/~ammem_Brn1::@@@mdb=mcc,gottscho,detr,nfor,wpa,aap,cwar,bbpix,cowellbib,calbkbib,consrvbib,bdsbib,dag,fsaall,gmd,pan,vv,presp,varstg,suffrg,nawbib,horyd,wtc,toddbib,mgw,ncr,ngp,musdibib,hlaw,papr,lhbumbi Yellowstone National Park. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2010, from National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/yell/index.htm Yosemite National Park. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2010, from National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/waterfalls.htm