Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
This thesis is a three part study on teaching history from the ground up, using nature and the National Parks.
1)Historiography: From Grass to Grand Canyon: A Study of Historical Research on the Creation of the National Park Service
2)Original Research: "Beauty as well as Bread" : A Study of Primary Resources on the Civilian Conservation Corps, National Parks and Unemployment during the Great Depression
3) Curriculum Development: National Parks- Past and Present Introduction: A United States History Unit Curriculum Based on Historical and Original Research
Carl, Chelsea, "Teaching History from the Ground Up: One Teacher's Appeal to Nature and the National Parks" (2010). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 8.