Explore Lechuguilla Cave

August 31st, 2018 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »


It’s Friday, August 31, 2018, and time for a Virtual Field Trip at ClickSchooling!


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Lechuguilla Cave


Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision)


With this part of the ad-supported Extreme Science website, take a brief virtual tour of the deepest cave in the United States, Lechuguilla Cave, located in Carlsbad, New Mexico.

When arriving at today’s link read through the information about the cave then select the text link at the end of the article to proceed to the next stop. Each stop in the tour is located as a text link at the end of the article. Through text and images visitors will learn about: 

  • Bottle Brush Crystal
  • The Chandelier Ballroom
  • Cave Pearls
  • How these spectacular caves were first formed
  • Meet a caver who’s been inside of Lechuguilla Cave

Note: the video tour link on the bottom of the articles came up as not available, but we did find the following video on YouTube for you to enjoy: Caves – Lechuguilla BBC Planet Earth

Add one more stop to your tour by visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park website Lechugilla Cave photo gallery to view more stunning images of the cave.

This virtual field trip will make an interesting addition to your science or state studies.


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