Category: Parks As Classrooms

Parks as Classrooms helps students discover GSMNP, develop appreciation for Park

October 18, 2017

Parks as Classrooms - lichen collection

by Julie Dodd Helping elementary, middle school and high school students who live in counties near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park discover the Park and develop an appreciation of the outdoors is a primary goal of Parks as Classrooms…

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Parks As Classrooms: So Much More Than a Field Trip

April 13, 2017

Kelsey Reese is an Ecology and Biology teacher at Fulton High School in Knox County, TN who recently took her class on a field trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park as part of the Parks As Classrooms program. Kelsey…

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Smoky Mountains Parks as Classrooms Program

August 8, 2013

Parks as Classrooms in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

by Holly Scott Friends of the Smokies, Marketing Director More than 20,000 kids every year get to go to school in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Now, they don’t ride a bus there every day, but students in the Tennessee…

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