are new study units being added to
our LiveBinder shelf throughout the
year. Below are the current
1. Natural History of Caves!
Recorded History of Caves!
access these LiveBinders, go to the
www.LiveBinders.com website and search for:
Living in Cave Country
Recorded History of Caves
Natural History of Caves
Each LiveBinder contains a PowerPoint
Presentation (PPS 2007),
evaluation tools, a Video
Library and .PDF files for our
classroom magazine, Ozark
around Missouri Common Core
Standards alignment information, 5-E
Learning Cycle and Strands for
Curriculum, Scope and Sequence for
Study Units. There is no
charge for the use of these
classroom learning tools.
Additional Binders will be added to
our LiveBinder Shelf as new units are
Adventure Tour 2013
The special 2013
is designed to maximize usage of our
unique Underground Classroom.
Students will work at a fossil dig,
carefully uncovering and identifying
different fossils. They will answer
questions about the animal’s history
of survival and demise. The same
questions apply to living cave
creatures, so the second step is to
follow the boardwalk trail into a
non-toured part of the cave. The
students are equipped with lanterns
to find their way to a “window” in
the floor where they’ll have the
opportunity to catch a glimpse of a
cave crayfish or maybe even a blind
Plus, it all
take place in the cave's Underground
Classroom where it's always a warm 60
degrees regardless of the weather
outside. Adventure Tour 2013
includes the all-riding
tour of the caverns.
Adventure Tour 2013 is a
experience designed for students in
grades 1-8. Students are
encouraged to wear "after school" clothes.
All activities take place inside the
caverns where it's always a Warm 60°.
This 90-minute program is available
at 10:00 am & 12:00 noon DAILY
from Jan. 1 through March 31, 2013.
2013 Adventure Tour qualifies for
the Student Recycling Discount!
When students bring an aluminum can
for recycling, the rate for student
tickets will be further reduced by
.50-cents, making the 2013 Recycling
Discount Rate $5.50 per student
& Challenging Summer Program for 2013
SUMMER DISCOVERY PROGRAM
is designed with children's
groups, scouts and
summer school in mind. This unique,
specialty program takes place at the
Outdoor Classroom located near the
cavern entrance. Visiting
children's groups will have a chance
to pan for minerals at a giant
sluicing operation. After
discovering their specimens
(Treasure!), students will
work to identify and classify their
finds at the learning center. This
program is designed to be a very
touchable experience and includes the all-riding
through the caverns.
90-minute special program, SUMMER DISCOVERY,
is available 6/1/2013 - 8/31/2013.
at Fantastic Caverns are available
throughout the year and are suitable
for all grade levels. This 55-minute
all-riding educational cave tour enhances
the understanding of caves, karst, cave
life, groundwater, and both the
natural and recorded history of caves
charge of $6.00 per student (grades
K-8) applies through 2013.
The 2013 Adventure Tour
qualifies for an additional .50-cent
per ticket Recycling Discount.
When students bring aluminum cans
for recycling, their Adventure Tour
Rate will be reduced to $5.50 per
student. This discount is only
available for the 2013 Adventure
and bus drivers receive
adults and older student groups will
receive our 2013 reduced group rate of
These rates are extended to groups
of 20 or more (maximum 60 people).
All tickets must be purchased