Visitor Center Rennovations
Park is having major heating/cooling system work done. The Visitor Center is closed (we don't know how long-mid July?) but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area remain open (no fees or pass sales during rennovation)
The Scientific Method
The world is full of questions. What causes volcanoes to form? Why does it rain? The scientific method was developed to provide an unbiased way of finding the best possible answer to a question.
The scientific method was developed so scientists could test possible explanations to questions, and allow others to verify the results. There are five general steps when applying the scientific method:
Did You Know?
The metal roof structure above the Casa Grande was constructed in 1932 at a cost of almost $28,000. Maintenance of the roof structure includes painting it every 15-20 years. It was last painted in 2003 at a cost of over $100,000.