Geography Lesson Box: Yellowstone
The Yellowstone unit includes:
Where is Yellowstone? Why is Yellowstone Special? What is a National Park? Protecting Yellowstone, The Geysers, How a Geyser Works, Hot Springs, Super Hot Waters, Mud Pots, Fumaroles, Visitors, Winter Heating, The Park in Winter, Old Faithful Village, Cabins, Yellowstone Scenery, Wildlife, Yellowstone’s Secret, Super Volcano
Easy to adapt and use across ks3 or individual slides for GCSE
Description / Objective / Linked materials
The Yellowstone unit links with several other presentations. Use as an example of a National Park, Shaping the land, Rivers and Waterfalls and Natural Disaters. The presentation describes the importance of Yellowstone not just as the home of the National Park concept but also as a unique natural environment and globally important mountain environment. The presentation explains the geo thermal features and Yellowstone super volcano. Link with the Mount St Helens presentation. Use with Volcanoes and Ring of fire Differentiated Homeworks to extend and develop this topic. Assess learning and understanding using the Revise and Test presentations included.
4 lesson units – Background, Geo thermal features, Attractions and Super volcano