You can find the GEO podcast on iTunes right here.

(Go on…subscribe and not miss the new episodes)

In this episode, I talk about solution  (Limestone/marble) caves and how they form.  What is the chemistry behind their formation and their cave formations like stalactites and stalagmites?

In fact, I mention the chemical equation that drives this reaction:

Caves are fascinating places, and I hope this makes it easier for you to understand how solution caves form.

If you want a fun activity, have a go at constructing this 3D paper cave.  Just print out, cut, and glue.

Interested in joining us on a trip?   Check out our field adventures here.


Don’t miss a thing!   Join our email list.

 

 

 

 

 


  • Affiliate links are links that I may receive a small commission if you purchase an item I recommend.   That said, I will never recommend an item that I don’t know or have used myself.

 

Limestone Caves – how do they form (the chemistry of solution caves)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.