Materials to Loan
There a variety of educational digital media options available for classes seeking to learn about Petrified Forest. Items from our lending library can be borrowed for up to two weeks. Contact us at 928-524-6228 x276 to borrow any of the following for your classroom.
Timeless Impressions Petrified Forest/Painted Desert; A story In Stone (20 min captioned version and non-captioned hour long version): one of the park films that has played in the visitor centers.
Before Dinosaurs; Walking with Monsters: a digital journey back in time to when two-ton predatory fish came on land to hunt, and giant reptiles ruled the earth.
American Values American Wilderness: a diverse group of Americans share their values for wilderness and stories of their experiences in nature.
Ancient America;The Southwest: "Probe into the past. Discover the art, artifacts and settlements left behind by the ancestral Puebloans, Hohokam, and the other fascinating peoples who once inhabited this part of Ancient America." (Camera One synopsis)
Better Birdwatching in Arizona & New Mexico: a DVD field guide ideal for beginners. Audio and video of 147 birds commonly found in AZ and NM.
Petrified Forest National Park;Journey to the Late Triassic: an interactive virtual tour of the park with maps, activities, and video explanations from park rangers.
Arizona Plants CD: over 500 high resolution photos of wild plants in AZ. Scientific and common names included.