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12 resources with the concept backpacking

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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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Backpacking Checklist

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Use technology when preparing to get back to nature! If you lead outdoors education, camping, or backpacking field trips, here is a tool that will help you gather the necessary supplies. It is a collection of modifiable materials lists,...
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Backpacking - Lesson 3 - How to Pack a Backpack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young backpackers practice putting their supplies into their backpack according to a prescripted sequence on how to properly place their equipment. It is essential to follow the guidelines to have the correcet balance and ease of access...
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Backpacking - Lesson Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A page of links lead to a number of lessons on backpacking. There are eight lessons, and within these lessons are links to other resources and to the entire unit.
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Backpacking - Lesson 1 - Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the essentials needed for a backpacking trip? What does minimum impact mean? What are some general safety tips? These are the things to think about when planning a backpacking trip. This lesson has handouts included for...
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Backpacking - Lesson 5 - Getting in Shape for the Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Do you have to be in decent condition to go on a weekend backpacking trip? This resource stresses the importance of fitness in backpacking. There are many ways to get the legs, the lungs, and the heart ready for a strenuous excursion....
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Backpacking - Lesson 7 - How to Build a Campfire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For some, building a campfire is the best part about going backpacking. Learn what it takes to build a good campfire. Read the regulations about having campfire outdoors and make sure to follow the safety tips to prevent forest...
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Backpacking - Lesson 4 - Planning a Menu

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Going on a backpacking trip? You need to plan your meals and your snacks for sustenance. Help guide your pupils in the planning of healthy foods to take, and to make sure there is just the right amount. Have learners pair up to plan so...
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Backpacking - Lesson 6 - What to Wear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Backpackers should wear three layers: breathable material next to the skin, warming layer in the middle, and waterproof/windproof on the outside. This lesson is part of a unit on Backpacking. There are links at the bottom of the page to...
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Backpacking - Lesson 2 - How to Fit a BackpackBackpacking - Lesson 2 - How to Fit a Backpack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Backpacking - Lesson 2 is part of an eight lesson unit on backpacking. This specific lesson is how to properly fit a backpack according to the length of a torso. Proper fit is important when carrying a load of substantial weight for...
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Backpacking - Lesson 8 - Backpacking Trip

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go backpacking on Mt. Rainier! Use this backpacking lesson as the culminating activity of the unit. The class puts all that they have learned to practice in this three day trip to one of the most beautiful mountains in the U.S. There are...
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Backpacking: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this backpacking worksheet, students fill out short answer questions about backpacking in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 11 questions total.