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Is it Hot or Cold in the Northeast Pacific? Ask a Plant!
August 30-September 8, 2005

 

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http://literacyworks.org/ocean/index.html
Plankton Layers: Salad Bars in the Upper Ocean
August 17-September 10, 2005
Join oceanographers as they travel by ship to Monterey Bay, California to do scientific research. Also joining the team is an instructor in adult basic education from Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon. She will be sending daily online journal articles. Many of the journals contain basic math problems about the science and the life on board the ship. Follow the ship’s cruise track, read the journals, and send an email to the instructor. Ask questions of the scientists and crew members on the ship, and the instructor will find the answers!
 
Ocean Science Station
Is it Hot or Cold in the Sea of Cortez--Ask a Plant.
Part 2, July 23, 2005-August 13, 2005.
Ocean Science Station: http://literacyworks.org/ocean/index.html Join oceanographers from the United States, Mexico, Italy, and Canada as they travel by ship to the Sea of Cortez to do scientific research. Also joining the team is an instructor in adult basic education from Clatsop
Community College, Astoria, Oregon. She will be sending daily online journal articles. Follow the ship's cruise track, read the journals, and send an email asking questions of the scientists and crew members. (In English or Spanish)
 
Expedition Nine--Return to the Galápagos Rift

 

Tsunami: What Happened?

 


SCI WEB, a science literacy website for adults
This website offers “opportunities to indulge scientific curiosity and increase science literacy”. SCI WEB was developed to encourage and assist adults to become more involved in science. It is funded by the Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Education, Science, and Training.

The resources at this website are for people taking their first steps in science and for teachers who want to introduce science into their teaching. The “Tried and True” section offers forty activities designed to introduce adults to a range of science topics. Activities are listed by title, by theme, and by “branch of science”: biology, chemistry, environment, physics, and Earth and space science. Activities challenge learners to think, reflect, discuss, hypothesize, and engage in inquiry. There are worksheets and handouts available for the lessons. Adult learners may enjoy using these activities in the classroom and at home with their children.


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