Parks as Classrooms

Curriculum Materials

Educators and youth leaders, make an adventure out of learning! Petrified Forest National Park strives to provide high quality curriculum-based educational material for teachers, parents, and students of all grade levels. The resources of Petrified Forest are ideal for exploring topics in many content areas such as earth science, life science, and social studies.

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Curriculum Materials

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Field Trips

Petrified Forest National Park contains one of the best Late Triassic fossil assemblages in the world. The forces of deposition and erosion have shaped this strangely beautiful landscape. The park also contains one of the best native grassland ecosystems in Arizona. The human story at Petrified Forest goes back over 13,000 years. There is much to discover at Petrified Forest!

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Guest Speakers

Can't bring your class to the park? If your school is within 100 miles of Petrified Forest you can schedule a ranger to come to you!

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Traveling Trunks

Would you like to bring Petrified Forest National Park into your classroom? The Traveling Trunk program provides your class with books, videos, hands on activities, and lesson plans to facilitate learning about geology, paleontology, ecology, archeology, and history.

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Materials to Loan

Borrow items from our Digital Lending Library and bring Petrified Forest into your classroom!

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(928) 524-6228

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