The environment has shaped human lives and been shaped by them. This Earth Day, learn and teach about the role of geography and nature in U.S. history.
Have you ever thought of the landscape around you as a primary source? Learn how to read your environment to learn about the past with resources created by an environmental historian. FIND OUT MORE »
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Documents the birth of the conservation movement through published works, [...] »
180 documents and artifacts interpret 19th-century westward exploration and the [...] »
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Encourage your students to visit historical sites for free on National Park [...] »
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