By: Giles Bovis
As a child I remember one of my favourite films whilst growing up was "The Abyss". Admittedly the premise of the film is an albeit fantastical idea but it sparked my interest in the oceans and what new discoveries might lay at their deepest reaches...
By: Bob Knapman
Again a question arises that if there is a land, who "owns" it. Only humans could be so vain as to aspire to possess what he sees. Animals dominate and are territorial but when they lose interest, simply move on. Man needs a paper and...
By: Jim Adkins
The honeybee is a key component to $15 billion worth of U.S. agricultural products. They play an essential function in the world's food supply and something is killing them by the millions. This past autumn, beekeepers along the east coast began reporting large die-offs...
Oceanography science projects for elementary school students
By: Effie Moore Salem
Teaching students about the ocean while living inland is easier than it would have been sixty years ago. Then there were no such thing as television or computers. Students had to rely on pictures in magazines and newspapers and those would have most likely been...
By: Giles Bovis
Geophysics; which is also known as Geophysical Science, is a subject with a broad spectrum of applications. Found at the intersection of many of the major sciences including physics, mathematics, planetary science, geology, oceanography and glaciology it can be defined simply as the application of...
By: Sandra Douglas
Our ancestor's probably guessed that the center of the Earth was hot by witnessing volcanic eruptions, steam vents, geysers, and hot springs. It was not until people began excavating mines deep into the earth that they were able to take temperature measurements and determine that...
By: Sandra Douglas
Geology is all around us. Depending on where we live, we have examples of mountains eroded away by wind and rain, the coastline under constant attack of waves, mountain streams that carry sediment from the tops of mountains to the lakes and rivers below.Elementary...
By: Jack Pine
What does the word geology mean to a child? Not much probably. But if you start talking about dinosaurs, crystals, volcanoes, and rocks, their interest in the subject will generally become piqued, whether they know these things are part of the world of geology or...
By: Sandra Douglas
Have you ever looked at a rocky section of mountain and noticed the striped layers of different colors? If you did, you studied geology. How did the layers get there and where did they come from? What materials make the different colors? Are the different...
By: Aparna Guru
Four billion years ago, which is considered to be the most initial period of earth's formation, our planet was nothing but a hot globe of gas and dust. After such a long period of earth's continual transformation, still the core of the earth that is...

 

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