Guest Speakers

In Class Guest Speaker
Amanda shares ranger duties in the classroom.

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Classroom Visits

If you are not able to make it to Petrified Forest National Park and live within 100 miles of the park, we may be able to arrange for a park ranger to visit your classroom. Here are some examples of subjects we can bring into your classroom, although we can always try to cater to your specific education needs. All visits can include hands on materials and activities

The National Park Service
  • Mission and Role in protecting public lands
  • Leave No Trace
  • Jr. Ranger Program
Geology and Fossils of Petrified Forest
  • Weathering and Erosion
  • Soil Deposition
  • Three basic rock types
  • Fossil Formation
  • Paleontology
Human History of the Southwest - Archeology and Culture
  • What can we learn from artifacts?
  • Changes of cultures through time
  • Pioneer and Early 1900's History
Ecology of Petrified Forest - Plants and Animals
  • Adaptations of Living Organisms
  • Ecosystems in Northern AZ
  • Citizen Science & I-Naturalist
  • Phenology
Weather and Climate
  • Climate Change science
  • Environmental Conservation

Last updated: January 5, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Park Road, PO Box 2217
Petrified Forest, AZ 86028

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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