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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
Students will be able to communicate with an Agate Fossil Beds ranger to learn more about the Miocene mammals and the historic excavations that uncovered them.
- Grade level:
- General - General
- Geology, Paleontology
- National/State Standards:
- Nebraska K - 2nd: 1.1, 2.1.1.a, 2.1.1.d 3rd - 5th: 1.2, 5.1.2.a, 3.4, 5.3.4.a 6th - 8th: 4.4, 8.4.4.b 9th - 12th: 3.4, 12.3.4.c, 4.4, 12.4.4, 12.4.4.b
Did You Know?
Red Cloud, a chief of the Oglala Lakota Sioux, was one of the most photographed American Indians. More than 128 photos were taken of him during his lifetime. An oil painting of Red Cloud painted at the Agate Springs Ranch hangs in the “Den” exhibit in the James H. Cook Gallery. More...