The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Why do some of the national parks in the United States resemble the European Alps? Geologist Dr. Robert Darga answers this question.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Germany, USA

Why are some rock formations and animals found on more than one continent? The explanation dates back to the Ice Age.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

In Yellowstone Park, visitors can see many indigenous animals in their natural habitat and wonder at the park's natural hot springs.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Geysers represent a very popular tourist attraction in Yellowstone Park. How do they work and where do they come from? And what is sandstone? The video answers these questions.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

USA

In this segment, we learn about the role weather plays in the creation of rock formations in the national parks of the United States.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We learn more about how water interacts with the minerals in the rocks, and visit Monument Valley, a popular spot for filming westerns and commercials.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

The Colorado Plateau and the Grand Canyon are just a few of the amazing geographical features of the Southwestern United States.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

We visit Bryce Canyon, where valuable fossils have helped understand the geological history of the planet. The sandstone spires of the canyon are breathtaking.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In this segment, the narrator explains where the name Bryce Canyon came from, and why the sand dunes in the US and the large deserts of the world might be related.

The Last Paradises - America's National Parks - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

The narrator explains how the breathtaking rock formations of Antelope Canyon came to be, and why mountains around the world can provide a metaphor for human existence.

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