KARST IN THE OZARKS is an educational video about caves, springs, losing streams, and sinkholes that is free to watch online...

18 Minute Documentary

Viewers can enjoy dramatic footage of some of south central Missouri's best-known natural features, including Grand Gulf, Big Spring, Greer Spring, Mammoth Spring, and the Jacks Fork River, plus footage of caves, rare cave creatures, bluffs, and sinkholes.

Downloadable Curriculum

Curriculum written to supplement the video is suitable for grades 7-12, with several lessons that can easily be adapted for grades 4-6. Lessons are hands-on, interactive, and meet numerous learning styles. Curriculum correlates with Missouri’s science grade level expectations (GLEs).

Bonus Materials

"Karst in the Ozarks" and accompanying curriculum was partially funded by the Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act. MoDNR Subgrant G09-NPS-05 and by the Ozarks Resource Center, West Plains, MO.