Van Buren Elementary School

Exploring the Cave of the Mounds - A Web Hunt

cave
(Crystal Cave, Sequoia National Park)

To prepare for your upcoming field trip to the Cave of the Mounds, answer the following questions.

  1. There are several different types of cave formations. Click on the link to see pictures of these different cave formations. For each of the types listed on your worksheet, write how it forms and draw an example. http://www.caverntours.com/KIDSPAGE_Formations.html
  2. Now click on the Kids Page Home link located on the left side of the page. List 3 ways that caves are different from the world above ground.
  3. Click on this link: http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/explorecaves.htm Read the first paragraph on this page and answer the question on your worksheet.
  4. Now let's find out some information about the Cave of the Mounds. Click on the following link: http://www.caveofthemounds.com/faq.htm Using the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions, fill in the correct answers on your worksheet.
  5. Read the fun facts about Cave of the Mounds, and answer the questions on your worksheet. The link is: http://www.caveofthemounds.com/funfacts.htm
Science-Cave of the Mounds

Exploring the Cave of the Mounds - A Web Hunt

cave
(Crystal Cave, Sequoia National Park)

To prepare for your upcoming field trip to the Cave of the Mounds, answer the following questions.

  1. There are several different types of cave formations. Click on the link to see pictures of these different cave formations. For each of the types listed on your worksheet, write how it forms and draw an example. http://www.caverntours.com/KIDSPAGE_Formations.html
  2. Now click on the Kids Page Home link located on the left side of the page. List 3 ways that caves are different from the world above ground.
  3. Click on this link: http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/explorecaves.htm Read the first paragraph on this page and answer the question on your worksheet.
  4. Now let's find out some information about the Cave of the Mounds. Click on the following link: http://www.caveofthemounds.com/faq.htm Using the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions, fill in the correct answers on your worksheet.
  5. Read the fun facts about Cave of the Mounds, and answer the questions on your worksheet. The link is: http://www.caveofthemounds.com/funfacts.htm