Big Horn Basin

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Monday, June 20, 2011 Today’s investigation took us deep into the Big Horn Basin to locate a feasible site for an oil well. My teaching cohorts and I collected rock samples and observed the topography of the Big Horn Basin … Continued

Welcome to Yellowstone

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Sunday, June 19, 2011   Yellowstone greeted us today with colorful hot springs, blasting geysers, and vistas beyond the eye’s reach. It is difficult to describe the spectacular features we observed today, but I have developed two primary thoughts that … Continued

A Day in Jackson Hole

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Saturday, June 18, 2011   Our investigation of glaciers began in the crisp morning air surrounding Jackson Lake. The reflection of the Teton Mountain Range provided quite the distraction as we reviewed today’s guiding questions. We traveled around a large … Continued

Land of a Thousand Views

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011   Wyoming offers a diverse landscape that is both pleasing to the eye and challenging to the cardiovascular system. This morning, I ran across active sand dunes, located at an elevation of 6595’ above sea level. … Continued

Filling your Platte

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Sunday, June 12, 2011 We left Lincoln, Nebraska this morning and began following the Platte River westward, just as many of our forefathers did centuries ago.  The Platte River will play a vital role in our journey and we stopped … Continued