By: Sandra Douglas
Let's talk about the weather. The weather affects us all, what we wear, what we eat and drink, and what our homes are like. Weather even helps to shape our landscape. The weather is with us all the time, whether it is hot or cold...
By: Sandra Douglas
If you are captivated by the mysteries of the ocean, then you might find a place as an oceanographer. Growing up in Southern California next to the ocean provided me and my classmates with opportunities to take field trips aboard oceanographic research ships and do...
By: Mandy Donoghue
Elementary students are familiar with weather because conditions outside affect them daily. During the summer, parents remind children - "Wear sunscreen. Drink water." Winter comments include - "Button up. Keep your hat on your head." In the fall and spring, they hear -...
By: Amber Benge
Geothermics is the science of the earth's internal heat. Most people don't realize that heat is produced within the crust and upper mantle of the earth's surface by decaying radioactive elements. Deep circulating water and subtle movements of molten rock diffuse this geothermal energy to...
By: Karen Bledsoe
Are you a rock hound? Or maybe just a pebble puppy? If you're interested in rocks and minerals at all, you may like to collect and identify some. Rock and mineral collections are great for science projects. You can find rocks in your back yard...
By: Amber Benge
So you want to be an oceanographer? Before you begin this ride of a lifetime, you need to know what to expect and how to choose the best institutions for education and experience. Oceanographers need a degree in a science-based subject such as math, physics...
By: Tim StS
Teaching Elementary aged students certain ideas can be difficult. Children are extremely hands on when it comes to learning, and it can often be nearly impossible to teach them abstract ideas.Which is doing projects related to the weather can be so effective.Weather is...
By: Anne StClair
Geothermics is a hot topic in more ways than one! With the search on for alternative forms of energy, geothermics is shaping up to be a major contributor in the future.So what is geothermics? It is the study of geothermal energy, which is the...
By: Karen Bledsoe
"Green" living is suddenly popular, as more and more people become concerned about the environment. "Green" science projects can help you explore ideas about green living and help you make your home and school more environmentally-friendly. Here are a few to try:BIG BOX OR SMALL...
By: Karen Bledsoe
If the scent of salt spray puts a smile on your face, if you can't seem to keep your toes out of the tidepools, if oceans are your obsession, you may have a career in Oceanography in mind. If you're a middle school or high...

 

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