Cave Formation Age Estimation

Students investigate growth rates of flowstone formations. They view a virtual field trip and discuss how flowstones form. They observe the cave fieldtrip and predict the growth rate for a cave formation. They graph growth rates and calculate ages of the formations.

8th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
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