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A Field Trip to the Wetumpka Crater

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Students: Gracie, Sophie-Jane, Addi, Coleman, Cooper

Teacher: Julie Powell


Elmore County High School & Eclectic Elementary School, Elmore County Schools


In this podcast, students visit the crater that was formed approximately 84 million years ago when an asteroid slammed into the area now known as Wetumpka, Alabama. The students relay interesting facts about the crater. The podcast includes opening and closing animation as well.

Length: 3:00

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[S1] (2) 8: Identify evidence of erosion and weathering of rocks.


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