Limestone springs; the flow of water underground

The new Earthlearningidea today is ‘Limestone springs – wells springs; modeling the underground flow of water through limestone passageways to wells’. This activity uses a simple model and specimens of sandstone and limestone to explain the flow of groundwater through limestone caves and passageways to wells. Many more aqueous ground learning ideas can be found … Read more

The Rosso Ammonitico limestone of Sassorosso (Garfagnana, Italy) – Geology is the Way

The Mediterranean Region is home to one of the most beautiful, yet mysterious, sedimentary rocks in the world: the limestone Rosso Ammonitico. The beauty of this rock is pretty obvious from the picture above, but why a mystery? Because nothing like this forms in the current seas. Therefore, it is only through close study of … Read more