The Formation of Caves
Visit this site by Kentucky Caverns to learn all about the formation of underground caves. Rainwater seeping into rock formations underground begins the process of cave formation. Something in the rainwater dissolved rock to form caves. What is it?
Welcome! National Caves Association
Go to this site to find out about caves in the United States. Click on caves and caverns directory to see a map of the United States. Click on your state to see a list of caves and caverns found in the state. Do you live near any caves?
At this National Park Service site you can learn all about the formation of Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. This cave system includes 350 miles of mapped passages. What type of rock is Mammoth Cave carved out of?
New element leaves lightweights behind
At this site you can read about the discovery of element 114 at Russia’s Joint Institute for Nuclear Research. Element 114 was made by shooting atoms of calcium-48 into plutonium-244. How long was element 114 in existence?