Adaptations of Cave Critters

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Brooks Coal Mine, Colorado, circa 1905

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  • Classroom Activities


National Park Service (NPS), Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)


In this activity, students will explore their creativity and critical thinking while they imagine a cave environment and create an organism that lives in their cave. Their cave will be one of the types mentioned in the preceding pages, but their organisms will be of their own imagination.

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