Presentation on theme: "Virtual Field Trip-Yellowstone National Park"— Presentation transcript:
1Virtual Field Trip-Yellowstone National Park Ashley Holien
2What will we be learning about? History of Yellowstone National ParkOld Faithful GeyserWildlife at Yellowstone
3Yellowstone National Park History Located in Wyoming, Yellowstone was established in 1872 and was the first national park in the world!Going back to 11,000 years ago, Yellowstone park was actually the home to Native Americans until about 200 years ago.Yellowstone is a place where people can see many different wildlife, geysers, hot springs, and Grand Canyon.
4Yellowstone is located in Wyoming, the yellow area shows where in Wyoming.
5Many groups of Native Americans used the park as their homes, hunting grounds, and transportation routes.
6Old Faithful Geyser Old Faithful is a Geyser at Yellowstone. What is a Geyser?A hot spring which shoots water and steam.This is along the same lines as a volcano.How does it happen?Surface water seeps down through the ground until it meets rock heated by magma.Erupts approximately every 91 minutes
7Old Faithful from Observation Point Old Faithful from Observation Point. This is a hill in Yellowstone which is 250 ft high.
10Wildlife at Yellowstone Wildlife in Yellowstone includes-67 different mammalsBlack bears and Grizzly BearsMountain Lions and bobcatsWolverine and LynxGrey Wolves7 species of UngulatesElk, mule, deer, bison, moose, bighorn sheep, pronghorn and white tail deer.
11Grizzly and Black Bears are found at Yellowstone.
12Mountain Lions and Bobcats are found at Yellowstone.
13Many different ungulates are found at Yellowstone. Learn about Ungulates-http://www.ultimateungulate.com/WhatIsAnUngulate.html
14More information about Yellowstone Heritage and Resource center-Electronic History Field trip-Aerial Tour of Yellowstone-