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Project Underground - A Natural Resource Guidebook
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Project Underground - A Natural Resource Guidebook

Classroom activities and infomation to help teach about caves and karst - their biological, geological, hydrological, and historical diversities and values, designed by educators and experts in the various disciplines of speleology. The activities are interdisciplinary and level-correlated. The guide is divided into subject areas with background information provided in each section. Example of activities:

  • Cave Critters describes animals found in a cave and special environments these creatures inhabit. Activities in this section have names such as Bat Echoes and Troglo ... What?

  • Rocks and Water covers the geology and hydrology of caves and how these interact in karst areas. Activities in this section have names such as Dripping Crystals and Lost River Village.

  • Use of Caves describes some the historical uses of caves to humans and animals. It also covers the study and exploration of caves. Activities in this section have names such as Ancient Cave Art and Belly-Crawl Mapping.

Carol Zokaites
1993, revised ----
120 pages, softbound


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