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Educator Resource: Field Trip

An Introduction to Sanford Underground Research Facility

This short, engaging, and active introduction to the Sanford Underground Research Facility introduces students to the daily operations of a science lab nearly one mile under the earth’s surface.
Early Elementary
Time required
~30 minutes

Working a mile underground is unique. How do the scientists who work at Sanford Lab every day get underground? What do they wear and what do they do? This presentation will have students emulate scientists in an underground research laboratory.