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Science as Inquiry

 

POP Goes Antarctica
Join scientists as they explore interesting questions about POPs (persistent organic pollutants) in Antarctica. There are five learning activities that help you understand how they prepared for such an expedition. Read online journals from this 2002 experience at Palmer Station, Antarctica.


  Screen shot from siteExploring the Environment
These NASA Earth science modules ask us to use information from satellites to solve real-life problems. Look at the situations in "Weather or Not," "Yellowstone Fires," or "Rift Valley Fever."

  Screen shot from siteEWE 2–A Case Study
This inquiry-oriented activity "places students in the position to ask great questions, seek out the answers, develop new relationships, and take a stand on a current hot issue: cloning."

  Hello Dolly–A Webquest
This activity has us ask great questions, seek out the answers, and take a stand on a current hot issue: cloning.

  Screen shot from sitePlanet Earth
Inquiry activities on the issue of ecology.
Take a look at "Conflict–Yellowstone Wolves"

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