Monday, October 25, 2010

Caves for kids

This week for our science fact on caves, you may want to check out these sites for a little visual:

The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave

Virtual Cave—be sure to check out these amazing glacial cave photos!

Here's a cool art project based on cave painting!

And check out the American Cave Conservation Association's kids' page.

This site has maps, images, and virtual tours for kids—and another one chock-full of stuff just for homeschoolers.

Similar to our crystal making experiment awhile back, this experiment helps kids understand the formation of stalactites and stalagmites!

And here are a few National Geographic videos exploring Kartchner Caverns, Howe Caverns, and Carlsbad Caverns with a lot of amazing formations and insight into cave ecology—though I have not previewed all these videos. PBS Kids has a cave video, too.


  1. does anyone know what the closest public cave to Little Rock is?

  2. Here's what I found on caves in AR, if it helps: