Bryce Canyon National Park
The Hidden Worlds of National Parks: Put on your hiking shoes and enter the world of hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah – Gaze up at the night sky, ride horseback through a canyon, and see hoodoos up close.

 

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Stack the Shelves

Stock the Shelves is a fun way for students to reinforce their skills in using a coordinate plane. The game does require students to understand negative numbers in a coordinate plane as well as positive numbers. The idea is to help a store clerk “stock the shelves” with drinks such as soda and chocolate milk before customers arrive. Each bottle must be positioned in its exact location. Students have two minutes to position all 20 bottles.

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Hoodoos

It’s all about sedimentation, lithification, uplift, and erosion. Learn about the geology of Bryce Canyon and nearby Zion National Parks. Be sure to watch the 9-minute video by Ranger Poe at the bottom of the page – it’s like we are there looking at the hoodoos ourselves!

Bryce Canyon short video. Watch this video to learn about the canyon. 

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Human History

Many different cultures over thousands of years have lived in and near the Bryce Canyon. Learn more about the human history of the area.

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P.E.at home with Mr. Lucas

The Paper Fitness Challenge including two minutes to win its games.

First, have your child do some warm-up stretches: 10-15 arm circles (front and backward), 15 jumping jacks, running in place for 30 seconds, 10 leg squats, 10 push-ups, and sit-ups then go to GoNoodle and have your child pick a couple of PE/Dance videos. 

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Tonight's Sky

What’s up in tonight’s sky? Take a look at this website, then with your family go outside in the darkest spot you can find and do some stargazing. If you can’t find some of the named constellations, make your own “pictures in the sky”.

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