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  • Caves are important natural features in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California. Past studies of some of these…

    A Tale of Two Caves: How Is Hurricane Crawl Cave Different From Crystal Cave?

  • The Did You Feel It? (DYFI) system allows Internet users to report earthquake data when they feel an earthquake. The…

    All Over the Map: Investigating the Did You Feel It? Citizen Science System

  • The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: How does the seismic data compare between different States? What is…

    Alternate FACTivity – All Over the Map

  • The Caves and Karst edition of Natural Inquirer examines research on a variety of topics including white-nose syndrome in bats,…

    Caves and Karst Natural Inquirer – Vol. 20 No. 1

  • People across the world are helping scientists collect data to answer important research questions. Learn how citizens are getting involved…

    Citizen Science – Vol. 19 No. 1

  • After reading the Caves and Karst Edition of Natural Inquirer, test your knowledge with an eyeChallenge. Examine each image taken…

    eyeChallenge – Caves and Karst

  • Test your understanding after reading the Citizen Science edition of Natural Inquirer. Each image is taken from an article in…

    eyeChallenge – Citizen Science

  • In this FACTivity, you will grow your own speleothem. At the end of this FACTivity, you answer the following question:…

    FACTivity – A Tale of Two Caves

  • The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: How do the number of earthquakes from the 1990s compare to…

    FACTivity – All Over the Map

  • In this FACTivity, you will build an insloping road to test your own model of erosion. Materials: Two large cardboard…

    FACTivity – Should Ditches Be Graded?

  • In this FACTivity, you will build an insloping road to test your own model of erosion. Materials: Two large cardboard…

    FACTivity – Should Ditches Be Graded? (Spanish)

  • From the formation of caves by the movement of groundwater to mapping them and exploring their unique ecosystems to the…

    Learning Module – Caves & Karst