Through the Eyes of John Muir


John Muir, environment, environmental stewardship, practices, conservation, nature, natural world, John Muir quotes, lessons, Common Core standards, Next Generation standards, advocacy, vision for the future, early CA agriculture, Yosemite, Sierra Nevada, wildlife
Engage students with inquiry-based lessons, activities and reproducible handouts.

Through the Eyes of John Muir presents engaging hands-on lessons, field studies and investigations, stories and games that meet educational standards for third and fourth grade students in language arts, science and social studies.

Students learn by seeing through the eyes of Muir’s own life and actions. They can hold him as a role model for environmental stewardship, scientific research and timeless values concerning the natural world. Muir represents an iconic symbol to individuals around the world – in history and contemporary times – who struggle and persevere to make the world a better place for all.

I love using this resource in my class.” Kimberly K P. May 16, 2019.


“Awesome resource for CA History. So many engaging activities. My students especially enjoyed The Who Am I? activity, the fill in the blank reading passage and the 7 rules for enjoying the outdoors!”     Nina M, April 18, 2018,

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