OLA students traveled and recieved a scholarship for the Geology of Utah's National Parks Spring 2020 trip! Travel over spring break to all five national parks and some national monuments and state parks with an experienced geologist and learn about our local treasures and participate in the "Active Learning, Active Life" here at Dixie State University. Not only will you enjoy the beautiful scenery, but you will also experience geologic processes shaping the landscape, interprets past environments/climates that created the resources utilized society, and observe first-hand how our earth has changed through geologic time and, in fact, is ever-changing.
This course satisfies the General Education science lab requirement. It consists of a seven-day/six-night field trip featuring national parks and monuments, usually over Spring Break, to experience geologic processes shaping the landscape, interpret past environments/climates that created the resources utilized by society, and observe first-hand how our Earth has changed through geologic time and is, in fact, ever-changing. This trip requires hiking on park trails over uneven surfaces for an average of three miles a day. Elevations up to 8300 feet.
This seven-day/six-night field trip leaves St.George Saturday, March 14th and returns Friday, March 20th, Traveling in a DSU motorcoach. For photos of the trip, view the presentation that the students created.