Looking for ways to extend your investigation into other areas of the curriculum? These resources can help.

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Literature of Mount Shasta
From fiction to poetry, Mount Shasta has inspired or played a role in numerous works of literature. This site collects the works according to form.

Folklore of Mount Shasta
Your investigation of landforms also provides an opportunity to introduce students to folklore. This site presents Mount Shasta's lore.

Social Studies

Geology and the Civil War
This site from the University of Kentucky describes the important influence of local geology (rock types and landforms) on a landmark event in history (the Civil War invasion of Kentucky). | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.