Creating a Cave Part 2: Carbonic Acid

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Cave in Carlsbad Caverns

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National Park Service (NPS)

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Students will experience how carbonic acid can slowly dissolve limestone and form caves. Students will learn hoe caves are formed, the geologic processes involved, and the major types of caves.

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