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INTRODUCTION

ARTICLE

MANAGEMENT ISSUES

POSTER
Key to Poster

CAVE ECOSYSTEMS
Human Use of Caves

Bats and Caves

CLASSROOM
ACTIVITIES

Karst and Nonkarst Watershed Models

Cave Creations

Bat Babies

Life in the Dark

REFERENCES

Based on an article in
Science & Children Magazine,
Published by the National Science Teachers Association, October 2002







About the Authors and Artist

Bibi Booth, Shelly Fischman, and Betsy Wooster are Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Environmental Education Specialists; Richard Brook is a BLM Archaeologist; and Jim Goodbar is a BLM Cave Specialist.

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to express their appreciation to the following people for their assistance with this article: Pat Barker, Celia Boddington, Kevin Flynn, Mark Goldbach, Craig Harmon, Joelle McCarthy, Garth Portillo, Chris Ross, Stephanie Sironen, Gary Smith, Peg Sorensen, Fred Stabler, Brenda Wilkinson, all of BLM; and Barbara French of Bat Conservation International.

References and Resources

American Cave Conservation Association
http://www.cavern.org/acca/accahome.html 

The Archaeology of Hidden Cave, Nevada
http://anthro.amnh.org/anthropology/research/hidden.htm

Bat Conservation International, Inc.
http://www.batcon.org

Biospeleology: The Biology of Caves, Karst, and Groundwater
http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/sponsored_sites/biospeleology/index.html 

California Underground: Our Caves and Subterranean Habitats
http://www.museumca.org/caves/onli_realm.html

The Great Basin BLM Collections
http://hearstmuseum.berkeley.edu/blm/introduction.html

Kentucky Geological Survey, Earth Science Education Network
http://www.uky.edu/KGS/education/education.html

National Outdoor Leadership School. 1998. Leave No Trace Outdoor Skills and Ethics: Caving. To order: 1-800-332-4100; http://www.lnt.org

National Park Service Carlsbad Caverns Curriculum Materials
http://www.nps.gov/cave/forteachers/index.htm

National Park Service Mammoth Cave Curriculum Materials
http://www.nps.gov/maca/forteachers/curriculummaterials.htm  

National Park Service: More Than Skin Deep-A Teacher's Guide to Caves and Groundwater
http://www.nps.gov/ozar/forteachers/skin-deep.htm

National Speleological Society
http://www.caves.org

U.S. Geological Survey, "Exploring Caves"
http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/teachers-packets/exploringcaves/

Veni, G., et al. 2001. Living with Karst: A Fragile Foundation. American Geological Institute, Environmental Awareness Series, #4. To order: 703-379-2480

White, J.L. 1932. Jim White's Own Story.
Carlsbad Caverns Guadalupe Mountains Association.
To order: 505-785-2232, x480; http://www.ccgma.org