Stalagmite Structures

A stalagmite is a type of rock formation that rises from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of material deposited on the floor from ceiling drippings.

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Stalagmites may be composed of lave, minerals, mud, peat pitch, sand, sinter and amberat.

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As part of our cave theme, we spent a couple of days learning about these fascinating objects.

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Using play dough, toy icicles, and rocks, we created our very own stalagmites!

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