John Muir, America's Naturalist

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

John Muir is the second in a series of illustrated books by artist Thomas Locker introducing readers to notable people who loved and wrote about the American land - especially about the value of wilderness. Muir founded the Sierra Club and was influential in establishing the national parks system. This a recommended resource for "Picturing America" project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
Art of the West
Picturing America Resource
Science
TRC format: 
Book