Wilderness

  • PDF Preview of the Photo Challenge for Pack to Back
    After reading “Pack to Back,” test your understanding by completing this eyeChallenge. Explain what each of these photos from the…

    eyeChallenge – Pack to Back

  • PDF Preview of Can You Hear Me Now FACTivity
    For this FACTivity, you will conduct your own survey like the scientists in this article. You will actually ask people…

    FACTivity – Can You Hear Me Now?

  • PDF Preview of As the Frog Hops FACTivity
    In this study, the scientists discovered that wildernesses provide good habitat for frogs because the land and water are protected…

    FACTivity – As the Frog Hops

  • This monograph is one of two Wilderness 50 monographs. These two monographs were created to honor the 50th anniversary of…

    Pack to Back (Wilderness 50 Monograph Series) – Vol. 1 No. 9

  • The Wilderness Act of 1964 created the National Wilderness Preservation System, leading to protection of 106,498,016 acres of land in…

    Wilderness Benefits – Vol. 7 No. 1

  • The cover of
    In 1964, Congress passed a law that established the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS). This law identified areas of Federal…

    Can You Hear Me Now? Using the Telephone to Discover People’s Opinions About Wilderness

  • The cover of
    When a society decides to set aside areas of land as wilderness, it makes a choice about the value of…

    Speak-o-logical: Defining and Measuring the Ecological Value of Wilderness

  • Illustration of children looking at a 3D map of an area with various land covers: city, roads, forest, desert, lake, etc.
    According to the scientists in this study, wildness is one of the central qualities of wilderness. To say that an…

    Wild and Free! The Quality of Wildness in Wilderness in the United States

  • PDF Preview of Wilderness Benefits Lesson Plan
    This five-day lesson plan can be used in whole or in part to accompany the Wilderness Benefits edition of Natural…

    Lesson Plan – Wilderness Benefits

  • PDF Preview of It's Elemental - Who or What Am I?
    Test your knowledge on the tundra, wilderness, and questionnaires.

    Who or What Am I? – It’s Elemental