Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Title: Grand Canyon

Author: Jason Chin

Summary:

Learn about the Grand Canyon in this beautifully illustrated picture book! This book details how the Grand Canyon was formed and what each of the layers are made of and how they differ from each other. Among the different layers and elevations, the book describes the ecological communities that exist there, including which sort of plants and animals reside within that layer. You will find cut-outs among the illustrations that show you a small fossil, before turning the page and revealing what the Grand Canyon may have looked like when the fossilized plants and animals were alive millions of years ago.

Curriculum Connections:

Geology

Ecological Communities

Animal Behavior and Habitats

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