Virtual Tours of the Petrified Forest

February 12th, 2016 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Friday, February 12, 2016, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

NPS Petrified Forest

(http://www.nps.gov/pefo/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtour.htm)


Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)

 

Visit the Petrified Forest in Arizona with this website from the National Park Service. Through magnificent 360° panoramic images from artist-in-resident Tony Garbasso, explore various locations using your mouse to move all around the pictures.

Destinations include: 

  • Dining Room featuring Fred Kabotie Murals and CCC Furniture
  • Kachina Point overlooking the Painted Desert
  • Sunset from the Kachina Point end of the Painted Desert Rim Trail
  • Pintado Point was once known as 350 Degree Point
  • Puerco Pueblo from the southwestern corner
  • Newspaper Rock petroglyph panel
  • Agate Bridge
  • Jasper Forest, below Jasper Point
  • Crystal Forest split petrified log
  • Long log along the Long Logs Trail
  • Agate House
  • Rainbow Forest petrified wood
  • Rainbow Forest Museum Bone Zone

When you are finished with your virtual tours, use the left sidebar menu to learn more about the Petrified Forest including its history, the wildlife, and much more. Under the “Kids & Youth” section, you will find some downloadable fact sheets about the park.

This website provides a peek into the breathtaking views found in the Petrified Forest.

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