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Earth Karst Karst Video Video Curriculum Lesson

karst in the ozarks

"Karst King or Karst Klutz?" Lesson

In this lesson, students work in small groups, taking turns drawing a card then reading and discussing the scenario on the card. Teams decide if the scenario would be the action of a Karst King (someone who understands the surface/groundwater connection) or a Karst Klutz (someone who has not had the opportunity to be educated about the surface/groundwater connection).

Click the links below for full Lesson Plan, playing cards and answer key. Lesson Plan includes GLE cross-references. All are printable .pdf files.

"Karst King or Karst Klutz?" Complete Lesson Plan (pdf)

"Karst King or Karst Klutz?" Playing Cards (pdf)

"Karst King or Karst Klutz?" Answer Key (pdf)


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Related Web Links / Background Information:

The cards in this activity were adapted from the booklet: Living On Karst: A Reference Guide for Ozark Landowners published by The Nature Conservancy, Lower Ozarks Project, 2003.