National Park Service: Junior Ranger Books - Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer

Explore parks through sound!

Listen carefully. Learn about the science of sound. Discover why it is important to parks.

Listen Up! You can become a
Junior Ranger Sounds Explorer.

Follow Lucy the Listening Owl on a journey to:

  • Explore sounds you hear in parks.
  • Learn the science of sound and why sound is important to parks.
  • Protect sounds you hear in parks and at home.

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Download the booklet.
  2. Complete as much as you can as best as you can.
  3. Check your answers with the key.
  4. Have a parent or guardian sign the certificate.
  5. Display your sticker proudly.*

*Did you download the book from the web? Click here for your digital high five!

Find more Junior Ranger books at

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K-6, Middle School

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