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Social Studies - Geography for Life
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Students will understand the world in spatial terms.
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  • National Parks: Only You Can Prevent the Coming Cr
    Many of America's National Parks are wonderful places to visit. Unfortunately, the National Park System faces some ugly issues. The NPS's 378 park areas had around 300 million visitors in 1999, breaking the 1998 record of 286 million. The enormous number of visitors and the constant threat of development present the national parks with a variety of problems. This acitivity will explore those.

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