Virtual Field Trip to Moaning Cavern
Go on a virtual field trip to a local cavern, Vallecito’s Moaning Cavern.
Look at images of caves. What’s your favorite? Why?
Watch this student’s claymation video, explaining how speleothems are created. Can you create claymation or another model that represents how speleothems are created?
Draw a picture of a speleothem.
Draw a cave
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Speech and language
Focus on word study: When we know the meaning of prefixes and affixes we can figure out the meaning of brand new words.
1. “Stala” means “dripping.” How does this help you understand the terms “stalactite” and “stalagmite?”
2. “Speleo” means “cave.” How does this help you understand the word “speleothem?”
Can you discover the meaning of “them” in the word “speleothem?”
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