Mountains, Glaciers, and Canyons

Exploration of these ecologies is especially instructive to students who live in very different environments. The net allows them to travel in ways they cannot accomplish themselves.

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Gemstones & Mineral Gallery

Find pictures and information on 100's of gemstones & minerals.  learn more

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Glacier Iceberg Time Lapse

Glaciers & icebergs fall apart and crash into one another. The heat penetrates their icy surfaces and creates mini creeks, rivers and tunnels. This video brings home why…  learn more

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Grand Canyon National Park webcam

Provides a real time look at the Grand Canyon, an every changing view.  learn more

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The Geology of the Grand Canyon

This site look at the theories on how the Grand Canyon was formed and why it looks the way it does.  learn more

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The Great Smoky Mountains

Learn about the mountain range between North Carolina and Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains.  learn more

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Whistler Mountain Webcams

Whistler Blackcomb, a ski resort in British Columbia, Canada, has web cams placed around Whistler Mountain. Each image is updated every 15 minutes. A fun project is to…  learn more

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Yosemite HD II

A 200+ mile backpacking experience through Yosemite National Park captured by Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill. This project was filmed over the course of 10 months. They spent…  learn more

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All About Glaciers

Like great rivers of ice, glaciers have sculpted mountains and carved out valleys. They continue to flow and shape the landscape in many places today. This site explores…  learn more

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U.S. Forest Service Kids Resources

The U.S. Forest Service has resources on everything from recycling to wildflowers, coloring activities and videos. A great resource to engage younger students.  learn more