Field Trips

There's a Mountain in the Way

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Description

This program will introduce students to the natural processes which formed the Lackawanna Valley's rich anthracite coal beds, and ask them to consider how those same processes created challenges for early industrialists to transport this natural resource to market.This hands-on program will offer students the opportunity to experiment with simple machines and understand their connection to transportation technology.

There's a Mountain in the Way
(NOTE: This is a park on-site program only.)

Contact

Ranger Bill Clark
570-340-5199

Details

Subject:
Engineering, Geology, History, Science and Technology, Transportation
National/State Standards:
Pennsylvania Department of Education
3.3.4-6.A1, A2 Earth Structure, Processes and Cycles
3.2.4-6.B2 Physics
3.4.4-6.A2 Scope of Technology
3.4.4-6.B3 Technology and Society
3.4-6.C3 Technology and Engineering Design
8.2.6.C Pennsylvania History
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Field Trips