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This collection discusses the geology of different national parks. Soil, stones, and rocks are emphasized.

Soil, Stones, & Rocks National Park Service

    • Sciences naturelles

This collection discusses the geology of different national parks. Soil, stones, and rocks are emphasized.

    • video
    Geology

    Geology

    Badlands National Park: An explanation of how the Badlands of South Dakota has formed over millions of years is provided with emphasis placed on the processes of deposition and erosion. Pierre Shale, Chadron, Brule, and Sharps formations are discussed.

    • 3 min
    • video
    Secrets of the Past

    Secrets of the Past

    Badlands National Park: simple explanation made for children is provided on how the badlands formed. A park ranger uses colors to emphasize the concepts in her explanation.

    • 6 min
    • video
    Glacier's Geologic History

    Glacier's Geologic History

    Glacier National Park: Geologist Chris Weiss briefly discusses the geologic history of Glacier National Park.

    • 2 min
    • video
    Geology

    Geology

    Canyonlands National Park: The geologic history of Canyonlands spans hundreds of millions of years. Join ranger Karen Henker for a brief tour of this complex and exciting story.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Potholes

    Potholes

    Canyonlands National Park: Throughout Canyonlands, naturally occurring sandstone basins called potholes form tiny ecosystems inhabited by a surprising collection of animals. Join ranger Karen Henker for an introduction to these animals and some their remarkable adaptations.

    • 4 min
    • video
    Biological Soil Crust

    Biological Soil Crust

    Canyonlands National Park: Biological soil crust is a living groundcover that forms the foundation of plant life in Canyonlands and the surrounding area. Join ranger Karen Henker for an in-depth look at this critical, and fragile, component of the high desert ecosystem.

    • 3 min

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