Students explore the types of rocks found in the New River Gorge and the rivers role in carving the landscape of today.
Available to schools in:
Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers counties
5th – 8th
New River gorge geology shows the story of time.
1. List three types of rock found in the New River gorge and describe how they were formed
2. Describe land changes in the New River Gorge over time
3 List three ways that New River Gorge geology has affected human activity
WV Content Standards met:
Science/Technology – SC.5.3.1, SC.5.4.18, SC.5.4.19, SC.5.4.21, SC.5.4.24