New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_15442
The Lagoon of Venus at Howe Caverns in Schoharie, New York.
Can you walk throughout this cavern, or do you need an alternative form of transportation?
How was the cavern discovered?
How did this cave form?
Who was the first white man to go into Howe Caverns? When were the first cave tours given, and how much did they cost?
Science: How do stalactites, stalagmites, and flowstone form in Howe Caverns? Do any animals live in the caves?
Science: Research what makes up the limestone found in Howe Caverns.
Science: Why do Howe Caverns remain the same temperature year-round?
English Language Arts: Investigate the Howe Caverns website, and go to the Virtual Tour. Choose five formations found in the caves and write three interesting facts about each.
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