Monday, June 4, 2012

World Studies Project- Exploring Yellowstone

Use the links below to answer the questions.

When was Yellowstone established as a national park?

How many people visited Yellowstone in 2010?

What is the average temperature range in Yellowstone?

Yellowstone Park covers an area approximately _____________ miles.

96% of the park is in Wyoming, 3% of the park is in __________ and 1% is in ___________.

How many mammal species are in Yellowstone?

Are there any threatened or endangered species living in the park? If so, list them.

Approximately how many geysers are in the park?

How often does Old Faithful erupt?

How tall are the eruptions and how long do they last?

Approximately how many waterfalls are in the park?

What is a mudspot?

What is a super volcano?

List five popular activities to do in the park.

If you wanted to camp one night in Yellowstone and you were looking for the following features: flush toilets, pay showers/laundry, and hookups, where would you stay? How much is your camping fee?

How many hotels/lodges are in the park?

Why is it important to stay on the boardwalks and designated trails around hydrothermal features?

How far are visitors required to stay away from bears and wolves? How far are visitors required to stay away from bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose, and coyotes?

If you encounter a bear while hiking or camping, what should you do?

What are the regulations regarding food in the park?

Are you allowed to collect or remove any park features (such as rocks, plants, or animals)?

Can you swim in the park's rivers and lakes?

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