With Colorado standards for education, curriculum support and student worksheets for your lesson plans, your field trip to Cave of the Winds will be an educational and fun experience for your classroom!
From kindergartners to high school seniors
Take your classroom on a learning adventure
Nothing gets children excited about learning like a true hands-on experience! Cave of the Winds Mountain Park can provide the hands-on experience for your kids and help them to develop a passionate curiosity about the world around them.
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Diversity in programs
From kindergartners to high school seniors, we have a variety of exhilarating and fun age-appropriate field trips available. Our programs and tours can be tailored to fit what your students are excited about and you can choose whether you want our experienced and knowledgeable guides to concentrate on history, geology, biology, earth science, physical science, or conservation.
Our tours at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park are carefully designed to comply with the Colorado Standards for Education, creating an experience that fits their learning needs while also providing adventure. We list all of the standards for each of our tours and activities, so that you are able to utilize these tools while planning your lessons and curriculum.
Take a look below at our age-appropriate science curriculum worksheets to support your field trip. These worksheets target specific benchmarks taken directly from the Colorado Education Standards for Science. These benchmarks emphasize key concepts in Earth, Physical, and Biology Science classes. Our worksheets are useful as tools that can be incorporated into your teaching. We look forward to helping you foster the excitement around learning about our Colorado cave system.
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Student worksheets for your lesson plans
We offer age-appropriate science curriculum to support your field trip! The activities target specific standards in the Colorado Education Standards for Science, emphasizing the key learning concepts studied in many Earth, Physical, and Biological Science classes. This curriculum can take a lot of work out of your field trip experience. Download worksheets for your lesson plans, our post-tour student evaluation sheet, and the parental permission slip.
Activity #1: Activity1 Bats and Rare Birds
Activity #2: Are All Caves the Same?
Activity #3: Activity 3 Create a Cave
Activity #4: Don’t Touch
Activity #5: Dissolving Limestone with Acid
Activity #6: Drip, Drip, Drip
Activity #7: It’s a Small World
Activity #8: Not Just your Average Decoration
Activity #10: Relative and Absolute Dating of Geologic Materials
Activity #11: Global Building Blocks Rocks and Mineral Identification
Activity #12: Internal Structure of the Earth and Pangean Geography
Help us learn how we can improve by having your students fill out a report card and grading their field trip to Cave of the Winds.