Hey, guys!
Fed up with all the pollution of the big cities? Are you ready to breathe in some fresh air? It's time for a change of scenery!
Let's check out the
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK
Your name: Your e-mail
Your school: Your class:


 
Click on: http://www.nps.gov/yell/nature/fire/wildfire.htm
 

 
Read the text and answer the questions:
 
1. What is the meaning of the word: "spoilation?"


 

2. What are the two things that characterize the park?

 


3. What are the geological features of the park?



 
4. What is meant by the expression: "human history"?


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5. What is the purpose of leaving 99% of the park undeveloped?





6. Explain the expression: "on its terms"



 
 
When would you like to visit the park? During what season?
In order to make the right decision, let's find out more.

Go to: http://www.nps.gov/yell/planvisit/orientation/weather/index.htm
Click on each season and read the information before you make up your mind.
 
7. When would you like to visit the park?



 
8. List characteristics of the season you have chosen.



 
9. What advice does the article give you?



 
Do you want to learn more about the Yellowstone Park?
Of course you do!
 
OK. So.. Click on: http://www.nps.gov/yell/nature/fire/wildfire.htm
 
Read the article:
WILDLAND FIRE
WILDLAND FIRE

 
Answer the questions:
 
1. What is meant by: "good fires"? (para. 1)



 
2. Why would the park managers and visitors consider the fire a destructive force? (para.2)



 
3. Why do certain plants increase in productivity after a fire? (para. 3)



 
4. Explain in your own words the expression: "fire policy". (para. 4)



 
5. What happened in 1998? (para. 5,6)



 
6. What happened in September 1998? (para.7)



 
7. What is the difference between the fires which are allowed to burn and those caused by people? (para 8)


 
8. What happened to the animals of the park?



9. What were the consequences of the fire? (para.10)


 
10. What will help Yellowstone to preserve the process of natural fire in the park? (para.12)


 
 
Now the Internet will take you to a place where you can rest and forget all your troubles...

Click on: http://www.nps.gov/yell/planvisit/todo/fishing/index.htm
 
Read:
FISHING in YELLOWSTONE

 
Answer the questions:
 
1. Describe one of the pictures.



 
2. What is the meaning of the word: "angling"?




3. What is the purpose of fishing in theYellowstone Park?



 
4. What are the reasons for imposing stricter regulations concerning fishing?



 
5. What leads to the death of water birds?






 
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