• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

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Curriculum Materials

Mammoth Cave National Park's complete Environmental Education Curriculum Guides are available below, in PDF format. Simply click the desired link to download.


 
 
 
 

Fossil Identification Workbook
To accompany the Palentology Curriculum

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Did You Know?

Soda straw stalactite

Stalactites grow downward – they hang "tight" to the ceiling – while stalagmites grow upward – they "might" reach the ceiling someday. Mammoth Cave's formations include many types of calcite formations.