Focusing on science and mathematical concepts with applications to language arts and social studies, Rockin' Through the Ages: From Fossils to Petroglyphs incorporates the mission of the National Park Service and themes of stewardship and preservation for the natural and cultural resources at Petrified Forest and beyond. It is aligned with the Arizona Statewide Science (5-24-04) and Mathematics Standards for Grades 4-8. And it is FREE!
Through pre-visit classroom activities conducted by the educator, students develop the knowledge and skills to conduct a scientific study at the park and to prepare a final research project.
The education manual links below are pdf files.
Introduction (updated 01-03-05) - provides essential information about the program and trip planning.
Paleontology, Introduction to Module
Archeology, Introduction to Module
If you want to complete your manual, print off the Rockin' Cover Page.
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Did You Know?
Petrified Forest National Park has one of the most diverse collections of prehistoric pottery fragments in the Southwest.