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Tour of National Parks Geology - National Park Service

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6 to 12
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Explore the many different kinds of geology available for viewing at the United States National Parks with this online tour. Choose from various categories to find links to parks with...more
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Explore the many different kinds of geology available for viewing at the United States National Parks with this online tour. Choose from various categories to find links to parks with that geologic theme. Some also include a short description of geologic features. Although this site looks quite simple, there is an abundance of information available for learning about geographic features around the United States.

tag(s): caves (6), fossils (39), geology (63), glaciers (17), mountains (12), national parks (21), plate tectonics (20), rivers (13), rocks (35), soil (18), volcanoes (54)

In the Classroom

Use this site as an anticipatory set or "activator" to introduce a unit or lesson on geographic features on a projector or interactive whiteboard. After sharing, allow students to explore on their own. Share the locations using Google Earth, reviewed here, and have students add placeholders and information about each site.

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