This book helps young learners understand the importance and the history behind one of the nation's most famous parks.
While reading this book, young learners will explore the scientific research underway in Rocky Mountain National Park. The high peaks, green meadows, and clear lakes of this park offers researchers and scientists the opportunity to study mountain ecosystems. This book covers a variety of topics from climate change to archaeology and much more.
The Natural Laboratory: Scientists in National Parks series takes a look at the research and responsibilities of scientists working in U.S. national parks. Each 7.5" x 10" photo-filled book explores the topography of the park, its natural resources, the specific projects that have been undertaken there and why these projects are significant. Each 48-page book in the series also features quotes from scientists working in the featured park, to better explain to readers how and why things are done.