Meet Our Scientist - Meg Crofoot, Monkey Monitor
Meet Meg Crofoot, a primate researcher on Barro Colorado Island at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama. Meg studies intergroup competition in white‐faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) by tracking them through radio telemetry collars and observing their behaviors.
Polar Bear Resting and Sleeping
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a large polar bear in its natural habitat resting and sleeping. Students will enjoy the close up view of the polar bear. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Kalad - tunnikava
Tiigrihüppe SA vastavale projektikonkursile laekunud tunnikava kalade peatüki käsitlemiseks. Kirjeldatakse üheksa tunni tegevusi, lisatud on töölehed õpilastele (sh kaheks arvutitunniks Eesti selgroogsete baasil) ja kontrolltöö küsimused.
Global Goods, Local Costs
Learn More: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Almost every product we buy starts as a raw material somewhere, from the shrimp at our favorite restaurant to the gold in our jewelry. The rapid industrialization of countries like India, China and Brazil and a voracious consumer culture in Europe, the United States and Japan mean ever greater demand for these raw materials--and ever greater pressures on the individuals, communities and environments that bear the cost of providing t
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
Removing Intestinal Worms and Parasites from a 3 Year Old
100% - Part 3
Beginner - Fisherman and the fish A successful relationship usually entails both people trying hard at it during its lifetime. However, what usually happens after a while is neglect. Today we will teach you how to complain if the other person falls short, and also how to reply if you have been accused of neglect!
A successful relationship usually entails both people trying hard at it during its lifetime. However, what usually happens after a while is neglect. Today we will teach you how to complain if the other person falls short, and also how to reply if you have been accused of neglect!
Question on Materials Technology
Sample exam question with some suggested solutions and marks that would be awarded for those solutions.
University of California's Museum of Paleontology: Geologic Timeline
University of California's Museum of Paleontology has created a hyperlinked Geologic Timeline with all sorts of details about each time unit that may be useful later in the course. Each hyperlink contains a variety of information including stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and tectonics associated with that specific time period. Users can also link to an Introduction to Geology page and a description of the Museum's geology wing.
Scientist Uses Tombstones to Track Environmental Changes
This National Geographic News article discusses how a scientist uses tombstones to track environmental changes. Geomorphologist Tom Meierding visited more than 700 cemeteries and measured 15,000 tombstones to see what kind of environmental changes they might reveal.
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) provides radar data and derived products are on their Radar Resources webpage. The system from which these data are collected is the Weather Surveillance Radar-1988 Doppler network (WSR-88 Radar) which began operation at a few sites in 1991. Users can get and view online radar data, access products and publications, review data inventories, access the online library and find information regarding NCDC radar research. Data sets include a storm events datab
Model United Nations Headquarters
Model United Nations (UN) is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. This Headquarters homepage offers an 'ask an ambassador' section, an overview of the Model UN, FAQ, information on how to get started and how to prepare for a conference. Users can also follow links to several interactive forums, a conference calendar, additional links and e-news.
Cascades Volcano Observatory
This website is the homepage for the United States Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO). The website covers a variety of information including CVO information, volcano descriptions, menus of interest and miscellaneous information. The site also contains numerous special features ranging from educational outreach to news and current events.
History of Geology
The Mineral Resources of New South Wales provides a brief history of geology with a focus on Australian geologic history. The site contains information on the classical period, Medieval and renaissance times, 17th and early 18th centuries, geology becoming a science, the establishment of the geological time scale, the development of geology in Australia and other geological advancements. Users can also follow links to additional geologic information and a historic photo gallery.
This site describes a contest in which students must correctly characterize the horizons of soils in four different pits within a strict time limit. The site contains photographs of the activity as well as links to the Soil Science Education homepage, links, resources, soil science basics, soil and society, soil and the environment, information on working with soil, soil and agriculture and soil and students.
Charles Robert Darwin Collection at Bartleby.com
Bartleby.com online publishers offer several books by Charles Darwin on this website. Users can access The Origin of Species, The Voyage of the Beagle and quotations by Darwin. Also available are selections about Darwin and his writings.
Notebooks on Geology
Notebooks on Geology is the English translation of the French paleontology journal Carnets de Geology. The website contains links to current journal articles, searchable archives, letters, memoirs and news. Users can also find information on subscription, article submission and editorial committees as well.
Phases of the Moon
This site contains a series of visualizations of the sun, moon and Earth System and how they relate to the changing face of the moon. Animations are in the form of Java applets, forms for field observation of the moon, and a collection of exercises and PDF versions of background material. There are practice questions and quizzes that discuss the animations.
The Grand Canyon
Over the course of several lessons, this lesson plan deals with the consequences of damming in the Grand Canyon area. Students act as scientists investigating the damming of the Colorado River by the Glen Canyon dam and experimental flooding that took place in 1996. They then write a proposal as to whether or not more experimental flooding should be done on the area considering the ecological effects. This topic has great potential for an Earth Systems Science class, as the consequences of dammi