Resources for Teachers

Powell Expedition: Explorer Activities

Colorado River Basin Bird Dot to Dot: What is a Southwestern Willow Flycatcher? Have you ever heard of this animal? Make a guess of what kind of animal it may be, then connect the dots

Colorado River Basin Fish Dot to Dot: What is a Humpback Chub? Have you ever heard of this animal? Make a guess of what kind of animal it may be, then connect the dots

Grand Canyon Coloring Sheet: What do you notice about the rocks in Grand Canyon? What rock types are there? How old are the different layers compared to each other?

Paper Powell link --> https://usgs.gov/science-support/osqi/youth-education-science/paper-powell John Wesley Powell was an explorer, a scientist, a teacher, and an adventurer. Learn about him here, download your own PaperPowell, and take him on adventures with you. We'd love to see where he goes, so share with on Instagram #paperpowell @usgs_yes

Powell Word Search: Have fun with John Wesley Powell and learn about some of the things he did on his adventures with this word search.

Young John Wesley Powell Coloring Book: Color along and find out what it takes to become a scientific explorer. 

Find-A-Feature: Our Instagram challenges you to find science all around you. #findafeature @usgs_yes