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Discovering the Mysteries of Bryce Canyon National Park

offers electronic field trips that combine live broadcasts and web resources to explore the geology and paleontological resources of Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park. Students are invited to become 'geological detectives' and solve mysteries. Lessons are provided on the rock cycle, erosion, hoodoos, and the Colorado Plateau. (National Park Foundation, National Park Service)

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Interesting Fact:

Though the name tends to be misleading, Natural Bridge is one of several natural arches in Bryce Canyon and creates a beautiful scene at this viewpoint. Bridges form through the erosion of rock by streams or rivers. This window or arch formed from a combination of processes.
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