- On August 3, 2010
- In South Florida & the Keys
Everglades National Park
A “River of Grass” was the description given to the landscape in the 1940s by pioneering conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Within the park, this river still flows slowly toward the sea and gulf. Take the Shark Valley Tram tour to explore the beauty of the Everglades. See wildlife in their natural habitat.
Available Tour Packages Include…
Single-day package includes round-trip transportation by deluxe motor coach, tour escort, all admission fees to attractions, detailed activities and itineraries. Lunch can be included.
Teachers are complimentary based on ratio chosen by school.
Shark Valley Tram, Lookout Tower, Everglades History.
Sunshine State Standards
Sonshine Educational Tours to Everglades National Park include interdisciplinary learning activities and experiences that align with Florida’s Sunshine State Standards, including the following:
Science (SC.G.1.3.4) The student knows that the interactions of organisms with each other and with the nonliving parts of their environments result in the flow of energy and the cycling of matter throughout the system.
Science (SC.G.2.3.3) The student knows that a brief change in the limited resources of an ecosystem may alter the size of a population or the average size of individual organisms and that long-term change may result in the elimination of animal and plant populations inhabiting the Earth.
Social Studies (SS.B.1.3.1) The student uses various map forms (including thematic maps) and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report geographic information including patterns of land use, connections between places, and patterns and processes of migration and diffusion.
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