Distance Learning

Ask a Ranger Virtual Field Trip

Grade Level:
Lower Elementary: Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade
Science,Social Studies
State Standards:
Various standards will apply depending on the goals of the class and their questions.

Ask a Ranger : Grades K-12 & College, 30 minutes of video conference

Students prepare up to 10 questions ahead of time which are sent to the Education Coordinator at Petrified Forest the week before your program. These questions are then asked live to the ranger over the video conference and answered with visual props and verbal explanations. 

Programs are currently available on a very limited basis due to staffing capacity. Program availability is not guaranteed. 

To Schedule this program, please contact the education specialist at least two weeks before program date.
Phone: (928) 524-6228 x276
Email: pefo_education@nps.gov


Overview of the Ask a Ranger Program

Download Ask a Ranger Virtual Field Trip Teacher's Guide

Instructions and technical details for connecting to the park for the video conference.

Download How to connect to Petrified Forest

This is the information the park will need when you request a program.

Download Program Reservation Form

Last updated: August 16, 2021