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Curriculum-based Education Program
Wouldn't it be great if you could incorporate lessons from the classroom into a real world, hands-on experience? You can! Petrified Forest National Park has a curriculum-based program aligned with the Arizona Science (5-24-04) and Mathematics Standards for Grades 4-8: Rockin' Through the Ages: From Fossils to Petroglyphs.
Guided In-Park Ranger Programs
In addition to the curriculum-based program, the park offers ranger programs for more informal field trips. Here are some examples, although we can always try to cater to your specific education needs.
If you are not able to make it to Petrified Forest National Park and live within about 100 miles of the park, we may be able to arrange for a park ranger to visit your classroom. Here are some examples of possible classroom programs, although we can always try to cater to your specific education needs.
Did You Know?
Petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park is almost solid quartz, weighing in at 168 pounds per cubic foot. It's so hard, you can only cut it with a diamond tipped saw! More...