Dynamic Earth Web Assignment
First let’s visit the National Caves Association at: http://www.cavern.com
does this organization do?
many caves from Ohio are members?
Now let’s visit a member cave’s website. Go to: http://www.ohiocaverns.com
through the online photos, which is your favorite and why?
- On the
“school projects” page read the section and find out their explanation for
the caves formation. Summarize it here:
look at the biggest cave system in the world, Mammoth cave at: http://www.nps.gov/maca/
- Go to the
“Nature and Science” section and find out what speleothems
are and what types you will find in Mammoth Cave. List them here:
fossils are found there?
long is the cave system? How long could it eventually be discovered to be?
sorts of animals are found in the cave?
what state is Mammoth Cave?
search “caves” in Google Image or another image search engine. Describe,
in detail, your favorite image. Please give the url. of the image
along with your description. (you
can print out a small version of the image and paste it here with the
description for extra points.)
Use a search engine to answer
is the hobby of exploring caves called?
are caves found in the U.S.?
- What types
of caves are there?
Go to: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0505/feature4/index.html
- What is the deepest known cave? Where is
it? How deep is it? When was it explored?
- Go to
the interactive cave map section and describe you favorite picture.