1. Whiskeytown Rocks begins with a brief introduction to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and the presenting ranger.
2. We then discuss the main rock formations of Whiskeytown.
3. Next we cover the historical importance of our local geology.
4. After that we discuss weathering and erosion.
5. Finally we explore the importance of identifying geologic hazards.
6 Remaining time will be used answer any participant questions.
In this program participants will:
- define weathering and erosion
- view changes in landscape over time
- create personal concepts about the importance of science and geology
ESS1C 3-5 -- The history of planet Earth
ESS2A 3-5 -- Earth materials and systems
ESS2A 6-8 -- Earth materials and systems
ESS2C 3-5 -- The roles of water in Earth's surface processes
ESS2D 6-8 -- Weather and climate
ESS3A 3-5 -- Natural resources
ESS3B 3-5 -- Natural hazards
ESS3B 6-8 -- Natural hazards
ESS3C 3-5 -- Human impacts on Earth systems5-ESS2-1. Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere interactions
4-ESS1-1. Changes in landscape over time
4-ESS2-1 observations of weathering and erosion
MS-ESS2-2. Geoscience processes and varying time and spatial scales
MS-ESS2-1. Cycle of materials and flow of energy