Science

Teach Search Teach Research

Oh yes! My PLN friend, Denise Krebs, reflected on her students’ research skills in her blog post “A Need for Researchers Workshop,” just as my NSD colleagues did the same. Even with our structured science project with Gooru Learning (goorulearning.org),…

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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…

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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 —…

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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?…