Stories in Stone
- Grade Level:
- Fourth Grade
- Earth Science, Geography, Geology, Landscapes
- Group Size:
- Up to 24
- geology, rocks, landscape, crust, igneous, landform, lava, magma, metamorphic, sedimentary, Earth
OverviewThe landscape of the Lake Mead NRA region showcases a variety of different environments which are preserved in area rocks and landforms. Oceans, lakes, deserts, forests and volcanoes have all existed in what is now Southern Nevada! A close examination of these rocks and landforms gives us clues as to what these past environments were like.
Objective(s)A one-mile nature walk enables students to study the world of geology. Students will discover a few of the geologic stories of the area.
MaterialsField Trip Program Overview
Last updated: February 12, 2018