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Antarctica 5

What is this? Another interesting creature that can survive the cold: waterbears ! Videos (follow the link) Facts and Videos Facts and Videos Read the info, and let us know: what are three interesting facts about waterbears in the cold…

Antarctica 4

How do the organisms survive, and how do the scientists study them? I the previous post, Jeff Bowman explains how in the petals of the Frost Flower, life can survive in the Arctic ( Science Article and Diigo Notes —…

Antarctica 3

How does something live in this very cold area? Jeff Bowman explains how in the petals of the Frost Flower, life can survive in the Arctic ( Science Article and Diigo Notes — sign in) and in the Antarctic (Science…

Antarctica News 2

Antarctic News 2 Look at the frost flower sample taken by the Jeff Bowman team in Antarctica here. One possible life form is the bacteria, polarbacter. What do they look like? Image source: Gosink, Woese and Staley. Int. J. Syst.…

Antarctica News 1

We are fortunate to have the inside scoop on a Jeff Bowman’s research expedition to Antarctica. What does Antarctica look like? What lives there? Look at these from National Geographic: Video Maps Doesn’t this look like a desert ice fern?…

SMILES from Summer

What events and people brought smiles to you this summer? Think about your summer days: walking around town in blistering heat or pouring rain with friends; splashing through the waves to the dock; catching the biggest trout; screaming through Tremors…