Learn more about the natural history of this very adaptable animal through Native American coyote tales. Out of respect for Native American traditions, this program is only available from November through March.
Are forest fires always a bad thing? We’ll look at the role of fire in our Ponderosa pine ecosystem and how land managers use fire to maintain and create wildlife habitat. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Fire Ecology Field Trip”
Grand Canyon Geology (1 hour)
Explore the layers of the Grand Canyon, how the Canyon was formed, and why it is such a unique treasure.
Groundwater in Flagstaff (1 hour)
This program uses a groundwater model to help students understand where Flagstaff water comes from and how we use it.
Images on Stone
Through pictures of local rock art sites, students will learn the importance of native rock art and even make their own petroglyph!
Living within your Climate: From Pueblo Times to Modern Times
Sustainable living isn’t a new idea! Learn about sustainability through archaeology, focusing on northern Arizona. Suggested follow-up field trip: Wupatki or Walnut Canyon National Monuments.
Students will learn how the California condor has come back from the brink of extinction and is once again wild in Coconino County. Keep the identity of this Mystery Animal secret from your students.
People of the Grand Canyon
Through a timeline and game, students explore people’s activities in the Grand Canyon throughout history.
Trash and the Three Rs
Students learn how to reduce waste, reuse materials, and recycle in Flagstaff. Supported by the City of Flagstaff. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Recycling Center Tour”
Students will learn the basics of water quality testing, focusing primarily on pH testing. Suggested follow-up field trip: “Water Quality Field Trip.”