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Scavenger Hunt: "Yellowstone National Park" Worksheet


Tour Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a fascinating area. This worksheet links with a website to help students identify specific attributes of this natural treasure.

Directions: Established as a national park on March 1, 1872, Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the world. What do you know about Yellowstone National Park? Use the information at the Web site below to find the word or words missing from the sentences on this page. Write the correct word or words on the blank in each sentence.

Web Resource: Interactive Online Tours: Tour Yellowstone

  1. Eruptions of the ___________________________________________ can reach 200 feet in the air.


  2. The Firehole River and the Gibbon River join to form the ____________________________________ near Madison Meadows.


  3. At the __________________________________________________, mud boils and bubbles and shoots into the air.


  4. ________________________, the fastest animals in Yellowstone, can run at speeds up to 70 miles an hour and jump up to 20 feet.


  5. The Yellowstone ____________________ is a cavern beneath Earth's crust that is the source of heat for all Yellowstone's thermal features.



If you're looking for more of a challenge, go to the National Park Service Web site Click View All Parks A-Z, and then click on a park to visit. Create a quiz about that park and challenge a classmate to take your quiz. © 2006 by Education World®. Education World grants users permission to reproduce this work sheet for educational purposes only.

Answer Key: Tour Yellowstone National Park

  1. Great Fountain Geyser
  2. Madison River
  3. Fountain Paint Pots
  4. Antelope
  5. Caldera