Take a fascinating trip into the depths of Carlsbad Caverns and learn arithmetic patterns along the way. This book combines mathematics and literacy skills, and uses practical, real-world examples of problem solving to teach math and language arts content. Students will learn arithmetic patterns while engaged in reading about the various patterns that can be found in the miles of caves in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The full-color images, math graphs and charts, and practice problems make learning math and language arts concepts easy and fun. The table of contents, glossary, and index will further understanding of math and reading concepts. The Math Talk problems and Explore Math sidebars provide additional learning opportunities while developing students' higher-order thinking skills.