INVESTGATE LIMESTONE CAVE FORMATION
In this fun and easy geology science experiment, we’re going to investigate and explore how limestone caves are formed.
- Glass or jar
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- Place the chalk in the glass.
- Cover the chalk with vinegar and wait five minutes.
- The chalk will begin to dissolve.
- The chalk represent limestone which can be dissolved underground by the acids in rainwater. The empty void left behind represents a limestone cave.
I hope you enjoyed this super quick tutorial and had fun investigating and exploring how limestone caves are formed.
Pro tip: Use this activity to create some excitement around discussions or lessons about caves, caverns, geology, and more!
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