Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Written in Stone

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This field study examines the amazing geological history of Kananaskis Country. Traveling by bus from Barrier Lake to Lower Kananaskis Lake, students will explore 4 different stops. Each stop represents one chapter in the geology of the Rocky Mountains: deposition, rock formation, mountain building and erosion. Students participate in an activity at each stop which demonstrates the geologic process.

Grade(s):7
Curriculum:Science
Themes:
    • Planet Earth
Type:Field Study
Duration:Full-Day
Location:Locations throughout Kananaskis Country
Max. Group Size:35
Fees:$200
Availability:Spring & Fall

Teaching Resources:

    Updated: Apr 12, 2018