Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Throughout this week, you are going to get an opportunity to virtually visit five different National Parks. Be sure to click within the video to interactively visit each unique park. Put on your parka and snow gloves because today we are going to the Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska.

Today’s Activities

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Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

Rappel into a crevasse, kayak through icebergs, and watch a glacier recede. After virtually visiting each park, use this template to explain what you learned and write down some questions you may still have.

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puzzles

Complete this worksheet on linear equations and more visusal practice.

*Answer Sheet 

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Science

Glaciers require very specific climatic conditions. Spend 20-30 minutes on this website to learn more about the life of a glacier.

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HIstory

Explore the history of how the National Park Service came to be and how Presidents Lincoln, Grant, Roosevelt and Wilson helped protect areas like Yosemite and Yellowstone. Watch this 4 minute video titled “Here’s How the National Park Service Got Started,” from the History Channel.

1st time: Watch all the way through without stopping.

2nd time: Watch and pause, rewind and fast forward to gather information to complete this Video Review Question Sheet.

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Get moving!

Try these mt. climber exercises. 5 sets of 30 seconds with 30 seconds of rest in between.

First, have your child do some warm up stretches: 10-15 arm circles (front and backwards), 15 jumping jacks, running in place for 30 seconds, 10 leg squats, 10 push ups and sit ups then go to GoNoodle and have your child pick a couple of PE/Dance videos. 

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Social Emotional

Relax for however long you need while watching this beautiful heavy snowfall. Pretend that you are in Alaska!

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