TEACHERS: Current events podcasts for the classroom!

Learn More
Grand canyon's real age

Image licensed under CC BY 2.0

Current Event February 27, 2014

Grand Canyon’s Real Age


The Grand Canyon was thought to be around 6 billion years old, but new evidence proves that maybe only some parts are—and some parts are even older. Listen to this story to understand the confusion over the canyon’s age.

Geology Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 3:52

Listen to the Story:

SOURCE:

National Public Radio © 2014 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 01/27/2014


Want to hear the story and see the teaching resources?

  • Access to full library of lessons
  • Daily current events
  • Listening comprehension questions
  • Graphic Organizers
Learn More