Visitor Center Rennovations
April, May, & June 2014 are scheduled for major electrical and heating/cooling system rennovation. The Visitor Center will be closed but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area will remain open (no fees 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 ancient Sonoran Desert people made shell jewelry bracelets, rings, necklaces and pendants. Some of the jewelry was inlaid with turquoise, others had designs etched into the surface. The shells were acquired from as far away as the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California.