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Mt. Lemmon science tour app

A view from Mt. Lemmon.  Two hikers stand on a rock outcrop and look down onto the steep valleys below.
A view from Mt. Lemmon. Two hikers stand on a rock outcrop and look down onto the steep valleys below.
Use a narrative "science tour" app for the drive up Mt. Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. Travel from desert to pine forest, listening to the audio guide and watching slideshows and videos. Learn how our world is sustained by natural environments, systems, and cycles.

Grades K - Professional
All Disciplines
App • Tour


Educational Objectives

Describe the natural history of Mt. Lemmon with special attention to geology and biology. The tour follows the Catalina Highway to the top of Mt. Lemmon.

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Audience
K-12
General Public
Higher Education
Research Community


Observatory: Catalina-Jemez CZO

Author(s): Producer: Shipherd Reed (Univ. of Arizona)

Funding: NSF CZO, Contributions from UA College of Science and other regional organizations