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41 resources with the concept caves

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Caves

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore caves with your class! Your scholars will participate in scientific observation, research, inference and deduction, reading, vocabulary, and writing activities about caves with this lesson plan. This resource contains five...
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Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Field research is dirty work! Join a team of research scientists from the Field Museum in the second installment of a two-part series that is part of a larger playlist exploring mammals. The team continues their search for bats in...
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Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
To the bat cave! No, not the one you're thinking of. Part one of a two-part series of expedition videos from playlist on mammals finds a group of researchers from the Field Museum embarking upon a quest. Content includes preparation for...
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Explore an Ice Cave!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Caves have tunnels, chambers, rooms, and other features that make these geological features so amazing. Watch a video that focuses on one in particular—ice caves.
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Caves, Canyons, Cactus, and Critters

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mother Nature's Gravel Company is open for business! The unit includes four lessons covering weathering and erosion. Experiments are simple to complete and young geologists compare notes to see who makes the biggest ice wedge, moves...
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The Case of the Wacky Water Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Join the tree house detectives in learning about the processes of the water cycle, water conservation, water treatment, and water as a limited resource.
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How Caves Are Formed

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore caves. In this cave formation lesson, students take a virtual tour of a cave and then participate in a scientific investigation that requires them to grow crystals and chart data regarding their growth.
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Science Jeopardy - The Earth Sciences

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The earth sciences are the focus for this Jeopardy-style review game. Categories include geology, space, scientific investigation, meteorology, and oceanography. Diagrams and pictures are involved with most of the questions, making this...
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WS 9.9 Presentation Questions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this presentation worksheet, learners answer questions about five different topics presented in class. These include acid rain, acid etching, pH testing, cave formation and kidney stones.
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Exploring Caves

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore the various characteristics of caves. Through class discussion and hands on activities, students identify what forces converge in the creation of a cave. They complete review activities at the conclusion of the...
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CREATE A CAVE

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of caves by conducting an experiment. The lesson contains background information for the teacher. They collect data while making observations and write a review of the concept once the experiment is...
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Weird Places: Movile Cave

For Students 9th - 12th
There is a place on earth where an ecosystem has been developing for millions of years without any interference from surrounding ecosystems or animals. The Movile Cave, discovered in Romania in 1986, offers a glimpse at an ecosystem...
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Deep Inside a Cavern

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students describe how different types of caves and their physical features were formed. They distinguish between stalactites and stalagmites (stalactites grow down from the roof of a cave and stalagmites grow up from the floor)....
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Caves - How Would it Feel to Live in a Cave?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Some phenomenal photographs appear in this short presentation on underground caves. Each slide has a photograph, accompanied by a thought-provoking question, such as: "What sounds do you hear?" and, "What would it feel like to live...
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Making a Cave

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss caves. In this science lesson, students experiment with how dissolution, a chemical weathering process, leads to the formation of caves. Once the cave is finsihed students draw a picture or describe in writing what it...
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Bermuda: Search for Deep Water Caves 2009: Out of Darkness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the three models on the origin of troglobitic fauna. In this life science lesson, students also consider how the Zonation model explains the fauna's origin. They also use the Internet to research solutional and volcanic...
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Sonoran Desert

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students discuss the complicated environmental issues that face different people today. They establish legal positions surrounding several different scenarios.
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Back to Basics

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the unique and diverse historical artifacts that people have designed to fulfill their everyday needs in extraordinary ways. They identify ways humans have used design throughout history to enhance the ways they meet...
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Cave Stories - Tales of Adventure

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students list three things about caves that interest them and list reasons why writers choose caves as settings for stories.
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Reading Follow-up Activity

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students color a worksheet while discussing characteristics and composition of caves.
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Exploring Caves

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explain why many caves have become National Parks. They determine that caves provide shelter from enemies, and from bad weather in the summer or the winter, and provide certain mineral resources. They discover that ancient art...
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What Is A Cave?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore their existing concepts of caves and match them with a working definition to use during the unit. They name the two types of rock formations in which most American caves occur, and define "show cave" and "wild cave."
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The Earth's Crust

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use clay to form models of the different landforms and then complete a data table using a map, atlas, or the Internet to locate famous landforms in the United States. Students complete various activities, writing down their...
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Exploring the Cave

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read and discuss Tom Sawyer's cave adventure. In this realistic writing lesson, students create original stories of their cave adventure which must include 2 landforms, 2 animals and 2 characteristics of caves. Students compare...