6th Grade

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Pre/Post Activities
*Actual schedules will depend upon the number of students, ranger availability, time available for the field trip, and length of programs chosen.

Watch videos of flash floods in the Monument!

Ranger Programs

Hike in No Thoroughfare Canyon and two Activity Stations

Exploring the Evidence (Constructive and Destructive Earth's Processes)

On a ranger-guided hike, students will identify the evidence of the geological processes (rock cycle, weathering and erosion, flash floods) that shape the canyon. Science 3.1

Station: Masters of Models

Students will model mountain building, stream erosion and flash floods using sandboxes. Science 3.1

Station: Rockin' Around

During this teacher-led journaling time, students will compare and contrast samples of sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rock types. Science 3.1

Last updated: December 10, 2018

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