Scientists in Action: The Grandest Canyon and Greatest Mysteries

Program Description

Join us for a field trip through time - deep time, as we visit one of the world’s best known natural wonders: the Grand Canyon. Billion-year-old mysteries hide within miles of rocky walls, from fossils of prehistoric oceans to missing chapters of geologic timelines that still have scientists scratching their heads. Student questions and curiosity will help guide this live program. Register today for this amazing opportunity to virtually visit the canyon’s South Rim from the comfort of your own classroom!

Date and Times

Thursday, April 18, 2024
9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Mountain Time
Created for grades 4-12, but all are welcome.

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Recommended for grades 4 – 12, but all are welcome.

Program Length

40 minutes


Participating in this electronic field trip is FREE at this time. 


Equipment requirements

Computer connected to the internet with a webcam, external microphone, and external speakers.

Scientists in Action productions use Zoom videoconferencing software, downloadable at


About Scientists in Action

Scientists in Action is a monthly broadcast series that connects learners everywhere with real  scientists where they work, and is driven by audience Q&A. Each event is a live, two-way  interactive webcast with multiple schools, organizations, homeschools, pods, and families participating. 

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