Preservation at Mount Rushmore
- Grade Level:
- Sixth Grade-Eighth Grade
- Earth Science, Geology, Physical Science
- Two to three 50-minute sessions
- National/State Standards:
- Science as Inquiry and Physical Science for 6th through 8th grades
U.S. National Science Education Standards
OverviewLearn about the various preservation concerns at Mount Rushmore. By learning to recognize the various types of rocks found in Mount Rushmore and their different characteristics and varying rates of erosion, students will be able to understand the complexity of caring for a monument like Mount Rushmore.
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Last updated: April 10, 2015