Broken Top and the Three Sisters covered in snow

Geology Discovery Class

High Desert Museum


Grade:  4th grade
Length:  45 minutes-1 hour
Location:  High Desert Museum
Cost:  $9-12/student (sliding scale)
NGSS Standards:  4.ESS1.1 Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in landscape over time. 



Our Discovery Classes offer opportunities to dive deeper into exciting content while also incorporating Next Generation Science Standards.  Students will explore a “Dig site” on the museum grounds that show Mazama and Newberry ash layers to create their own model illustrating the layers of volcanic activity in the region.