National Parks

National Parks Road Trip

5th Grade Library Skills project:
Imagine that you and your group members are planning a road trip to visit a national park. Research the following information and be sure to list your sources of information.

Helpful links:

Britannica Online Middle School Edition
Required source. Type in the name of your national park to find an article and photos.

National Park Service (government agency that runs the parks)
Excellent information about each national park, including detailed hiking guides, etc.

List of National Parks in the U.S.
Nice chart with basic info.

National Geographic -- National Parks

USA National Parks Map

Fodor's National Parks Travel Guide

10 National Parks to see before you die
Nice slideshow with photos and concise facts (Roosevelt, Muir, etc.)

National Park Service Web Rangers
Online Jr. Ranger program for kids. Ask your parents if it's OK. You will have to create an account and can complete activities to learn a Web Ranger badge.