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Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Physics of Vertical Caving

Covers friction, simple machines and mechanical advantage, fractions, and science terminology.

Lesson 2: Life Science

Covers food webs, macro and microbiology, adaptations, history, and conservation. Includes an intro that follows up on the vertical caving lesson.

Lesson 3, part 1: Geology

Covers chemical reactions, experiment safety, rock types, Mohs scale of hardness, and conservation.

Lesson 3, part 2: Geology

Covers landforms, cave formations, chemistry, and water conservation. Includes two hands-on labs that students can do with simple household materials.

Lesson 4: Chemistry

Covers reactions (exothermic and endothermic), states of matter, conservation of matter, experiment safety, polar/non-polar molecules, and more.

Lesson 5: Energy and Waves

Covers electromagnetics, energy conversion, engineering, and includes a hands-on activity with string and cups.

Lesson 6: Art

Make your own water squirter! Make your own cave art!

Lesson 7: Ropes, carabiners, and taking stuff apart

Watch as we drill and cut apart some broken climbing gear!

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