Lessons for Earth Scientists

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  • Croc Talk - … being proposed by some scientists about the Nile crocodile? On what is this based? h. How will the scientists determine which species … Times. Then write a two-page reflection essay about these scientists' careers and research. Does their work appeal to you as … diversity and unity of past and present life forms on Earth Science Standard 16 - Understands the scientific enterprise. Benchmark: Knows that …
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  • Relative History - … ancient history? -How does a theory or hypothesis help a scientist with research? Evaluation / Assessment: Students will be evaluated based on … shifts in the coastal landscape." Prepare a poster illustrating the earth's crust in the area where the Olmec lived. What … , qualities, and habits of mind; Knows various settings in which scientists and engineers may work; Knows ways in which science and …
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  • A Guide (on the Side) to Physics - … as a major source of energy for changes on the Earth's surface; Knows that electrical circuits provide a means of … , observations, theoretical and mathematical models, and explanations proposed by other scientists; Knows possible outcomes of scientific investigations Language Arts Standard 1 … and the evaluation of proposed explanations made by other scientists; Knows that scientists conduct investigations for a variety of reasons Language Arts …
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  • Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion - … Specific Expectations Addressed: Written by: Andrea Schultz-Allison, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Western Ontario Understanding Basic Concepts - describe … scratch test Hardness of 8 or less In 1822, a scientist named Friedrich Mohs made a list of 10 common minerals … has been buried very deep in the earth's crust. Once deep in the earth, it is exposed to the intense heat …
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  • Ocean Careers Exploration - … contributed and will continue to contribute to the scientific enterprise; scientists have ethical traditions. Ocean Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts … . The ocean is the last and largest unexplored place on Earth -- less than 5 percent of it has been explored. This … Using state-of-the-art technology and accompanied by marine scientists and ecologists, Jean Michel Cousteau and his acclaimed diving teams …
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  • Dealing With Controversy - … 't need to choose between the two. Acknowledge that many scientists are religious and that many religions support the teaching of … it deprives students of an important scientific understanding. Invite local scientists to explain how they use scientific process in their work … . Arlington, VA: NSTA Press, 2000. Strahler, Arthur N. Science and Earth History-- The Evolution/ Creation Controversy. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1999 …
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  • Ghost Particle, the - … : electron, muon, and tau neutrinos. Billions of neutrinos pass through Earth each second, but since they are particles with no electric … object easier to identify. Discuss how specific measurements sometimes help scientists better define things they cannot see. Students will design a … invisible particles. Solving the Mystery of Missing Neutrinos Describes how scientists solved the solar neutrino mystery. What's a Neutrino? Provides …
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  • The Round Earth and Christopher Columbus - … http://www.phy6.org/Stargaze/Lcolumb.htm + + (8) The Round Earth and Christopher Columbus A historical review, starting with the existence … use this information to estimate the size of the Earth? If the Earth is a sphere, the "straight up" directions in Syene … the Earth? A number of other estimates exist for the size of the Earth, including those by Posidonius and by Arab scientists under Caliph El-Mamun, who ruled in Baghdad around the year 825. Who first suggested that if the Earth were …
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  • Our Super Star - … and Professional Development. TD Home Science Earth and Space Science Earth in the Universe Changes in Earth and Sky Lesson Plan Advanced Search … the scientist who found convincing evidence for the Sun-centered theory. What evidence did he see? 8. We now know that Earth … ball (the ball represents Earth and the sticker represents a place on Earth). As they rotate the ball (Earth spinning on its axis …
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  • How High Does the Atmosphere Go? - … to National Standards National Science Education Standards Earth and Space Science, Structure of the Earth System, Grades 5 to 8, pg. 160 … 2061, AAAS The Physical Setting, The Earth, Grades 6 to 8, pg. 68: "The Earth is mostly rock. Three-fourths of its … center of the earth. The arc represents the surface of the earth. 2. Ask students to suggest how far the earth's atmosphere … that scientists have found that over 90% of the earth's atmosphere is within about seven miles (12 km) of the earth's …
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