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Ocean Science Station

What is oceanography? How do people do research about the ocean? Find out here! This website has links to many online resources, and well as links to current expeditions.

Ocean Drifters

The ocean is constantly in motion. Ocean water moves in waves, tides, and currents. But how, exactly? That’s what scientists want to know. This site explains current technology and provides three learning activities. Click here!

Shake! Rattle! Roll! Earthquakes happen all over the world on land and sea. Have you ever been in an earthquake?
Click here to find out more!

Wildland fires!

Fires start for many different reasons. Are all fires bad? Click here!


What are they? Where can they be found? What causes them? Click here!

Plane Math

This award-winning website gives us excellent opportunities for using math in problem-solving situations. It combines the science of aeronautics with math skills and processes. Click here!

Leonid Meteor Shower

El Niño and La Niña are extreme phases of a naturally occurring climate cycle referred to as El Niño/Southern Oscillation or the ENSO Cycle. Click here!

POP Goes Antarctica?

A team of scientists from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is studying the presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Antarctic. Click here to find out more!


Each year on March 14th many classrooms break from their usual routines to observe the festivities of "Pi Day." Click here!


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