Red Rocks 'Virtual Field Trip' - Karijini Gorge, Oak Creek Canyon, and Mars

Arizona State University

On this virtual field trip, students can explore Karijini Gorge in Australia and Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, AZ, searching for clues to the environments that formed the red rocks there. Observe these rock formations at a variety of scales to gather these clues. Finally, apply understanding of red rock formation on Earth to red rock formation on Mars.

Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars, Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
Special Interest: Online Course or Activity, Computer-Based
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Sedimentary Geology, Planetary Science