Mountains and Valleys Virtual Field Trip

Grades 4-6

Discover the stories in the stones around us! The Holyoke Range can tell us much about how the Earth’s crust is shaped. It is a geologically unique area, where we can find evidence of shifting tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers, and erosion, all in one place!  In this virtual field trip, students will learn how the everyday landscape provides intriguing clues to the past. Together, we will explore local geology through video, hands on experimentation and an online meeting.

Field Trip Requirements

Prior to the live meeting, students should:

During the live meeting, we will:

Further resources:

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