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Our mission is to improve the fundamental understanding of karst water systems.
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Published in 1997
This report illustrates why caves develop in limestone. Students will better understand the evolution of Karst topography. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for its assembly, and a discussion of development of Karst topography.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Scientists, engineers, and others create geologic maps to determine the best places for people to settle, build, farm, and use land in a variety of ways. They also use geologic maps to monitor the ways that human activity might be changing the land itself over time. As the Geologic Map of Karst in...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The goals of NCKRI are to conduct, support, facilitate, and promote programs in cave and karst research, education, environmental management, and data acquisition and sharing.
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The National Speleological Society does more than any other organization to study, explore, and conserve cave and karst resources; protect access to caves; encourage responsible management of caves and their unique environments; and promote responsible caving.
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We usually think of caves forming as rocks are dissolved and the particles are washed away, leaving hollow spaces behind. This activity simulates the way that dissolution, a chemical weathering process, leads to the formation of caves. When precipitation such as rainwater or snowmelt mixes with...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS) is the international body for caving and speleology. Formed in 1965, its voting members consist of a delegate from each member country. This delegate represents the country's cavers and speleologists, rather than its national body(s). An elected...
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This activity includes a poster illustrating a story of two children exploring a cave, as well as a guide for exploring caves. The guide features cave diagrams, cave creation, and where to look for caves.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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"Water that accumulates beneath the surface of the Earth is called groundwater. Contrary to popular belief, groundwater does not form underground """"rivers,"""" but is actually found in the small spaces and cracks between rocks and other material such as sand and gravel. Groundwater supplies about...
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9
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Published in 2008
This report lists misconceptions on: science itself; earth's setting; earth's structure; plate tectonics; earthquakes; mineral and rock terms; volcanoes; paleomagnetism; ocean systems; river systems; deserts; groundwater and karst systems; glacial systems; climate; and greenhouse warming.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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AGI has compiled several PowerPoint© presentations related to our Environmental Awareness Series. Click on the links provided below to see the shows available for each publication.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students use sugar cubes to demonstrate how karstic scenery forms. This activity can be used in any science or geography lesson.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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