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Beginning on January 31, 2002, a huge section of the Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica broke off and floated away. Scientists used a robotic vehicle to look at what was under the shelf and have discovered huge mats of bacteria as well as clams surrounding a mud volcano vent. This vent is a cold seep, a rare phenomenon (and the first found in the Antarctic) where methane gas bubbles up from under the ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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These activities allow students to explore many different ways to measure and record time. The most important points are that almost any regular, predictable phenomenon can be used to record the passage of time and orderly patterns of these phenomena help to construct useful frames of reference from which calendars evolved and are still evolving. In addition, any proposed calendar must be compatible ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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These six moon related activities are presented within six topic headings: observing the moon (including the phases), the origin of the moon, and tides. This is chapter six of the online book Eyes on the Sky, Feet on the Ground, an exploration into astronomy as a classroom tool for learning how to theorize, experiment, and analyze data. The activities are fully illustrated and contain detailed, step-by-step ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This site discusses and defines a number of extinction concepts and provides a survey of some important extinction and extinction-like events, primarily from the Phanerozoic. There is information about species transitions, abrupt and mass extinctions, patterns and causal mechanisms of extinction, and isotope studies. Events that occurred during the Proterozoic, Vendian-Cambrian, Upper Cambrian (Dolgellian, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
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Looking at past weather patterns, weather cycles, and what causes these patterns and cycles can help students understand more about the type of weather events we are experiencing. This lesson plan involves students in class discussion and research, and has them create an interactive project/presentation that can be used to teach classmates about a weather topic. They will first take a quiz to see ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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