U.S. Highway 89 Bryce Canyon to Grand Canyon
Road damage south of Page, Arizona will impact travel between Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon National Parks. Click for a travel advisory and link to a map with suggested alternate routes: More »
Sunset Campground Construction
From April-July 2014, three new restroom facilities will be constructed in Sunset Campground. Visitors may experience construction noise and dust, as well as some campsite and restroom closures. 'Sunset Campground' webpage has additional information. More »
Bryce Point to Peekaboo Connector Trail Closure
Due to a large rockslide, the connecting trail from Bryce Point to Peekaboo Loop is closed. Trail will be reopened once repairs are made. The Peekaboo Loop is open, but must be accessed from Sunset or Sunrise Point.
Wall Street Section of Navajo Loop Closed
Due to dangerous conditions (falling rock and treacherous, icy switchbacks), the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop Trail is CLOSED. It will reopen in Spring once freezing temperatures have subsided.
Backcountry Campsite Closures
Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, two backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek and Iron Spring.
Activity 7: Landforms Review
REMEMBERING LANDFORMS: A MATCH GAME
Landforms are features that cover the surface of Earth. This activity uses a memory match game to help students memorize the landform shape, with its name and the process that formed it.
Instructional Method: Game
Goal: To use all information about landforms to play the classic memory game.
Objectives: Students will be able to:
Preparation: 30 min - 2 hr.
Use information from other landform activities to play this game. This is the culminating activity for this unit.
Have students discuss in groups the different landforms and how they were formed. Make associations with the card they had chosen and other landforms or processes. Make sure they can consult their group when giving the presentation and before the presentation.
Have students locate on a map the location where the landform they have to discuss or the process they have to discuss is found, i.e. a sand dune would be found in the desert and can be found in the American southwest, Africa, China, etc.
Included National Parks and other sites:
Arches National Park
Utah Science Core:
4th Grade Standard 4 Objective 1,2
Did You Know?
Pronghorn, once roaming the plains of North America in numbers second only to Bison, can be found at Bryce Canyon National Park. They are the fastest land mammal on the continent and only the second fastest mammalian runner in the whole world, reaching speeds of up to 60 mph! More...