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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 nearly a mile underground is unique. How do the people who work at Sanford Lab every day get underground? What do they wear and what do they do? This presentation will provide a glimpse into what it is like to work in an underground research laboratory.