Going-to-the-Sun Road: A Model of Landscape Engineering

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Objectives for students
1) To identify the problems encountered in designing and building Going-to-the-Sun Road. 
2) To analyze the role of Frank A. Kittredge in planning Going-to-the-Sun Road. 
3) To describe and evaluate arguments for building roads to provide access to Glacier National Park and other backcountry and wilderness regions.
4) To identify an important highway or parkway in their own community and describe the work that went into its construction.

1) Going to the Sun Road.docx

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Grade Level(s)
  • 6 - 8th Grade
  • 9 - 12th Grade
Transportation Topic(s)
  • Highway
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