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    Stuff, Then and Now

    Stuff, Then and Now

    Students contrast today's resource consumption with that of Native Americans and settlers. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

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    The People's Time Line

    The People's Time Line

    Students make a time line showing significant events in the cultural history of Craters of the Moon. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

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    Liquid Rock

    Liquid Rock

    Students learn about the properties of lava by experimenting with liquids having varying gas contents and viscosities. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

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    Hot Spot

    Hot Spot

    Students learn about the Mantle Plume Theory, plate tectonics, and Idaho geography by experimenting with a map of Idaho. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

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    From Core to Crust

    From Core to Crust

    Students act out different parts of the Earth and then build models of the Earth showing its layers. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

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    Deep Time and You

    Deep Time and You

    Students create time lines showing significant events in Earth's history and their own lives. (CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

Did You Know?

pioneer reenactment

"the Devil's Vomit" is how one Oregon- bound pioneer described his encounter with Craters of the Moon. Hundreds of pioneers travelled through the area on the Goodale's Cutoff section of the Oregon trail in the 1850's and 1860's. More...