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Ice Stories:  ANDRILL: Sediment Core & Ancient Diatoms (Webcast)
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00:29:33
Watch ANDRILL scientists examine a sediment core, find out about new developments, and discover ancient diatoms (single-celled marine organisms).

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: December 2, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: antarctica, mcmurdo, andrill, sediment cores, geologists, ice, drilling, scientists, global warming, climate change

Links: Project: Drilling through Time
ANDRILL homepage

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Ice Stories:  ANDRILL: How and Why They Drill (Webcast)
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00:23:36
How do ANDRILL scientists drill and retrieve sediment cores from under the ice and sea, and why do they do it?

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 30, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: antarctica, mcmurdo, andrill, sediment cores, geologists, ice, drilling, scientists, global warming, climate change

Links: Project: Drilling through Time
ANDRILL Homepage

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Ice Stories:  ANDRILL: An Overview (Webcast)
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00:31:34
Join us for an overview of the ANDRILL (ANtarctic geological DRILLing) Project, a multinational collaboration among 200-plus scientists, students, and educators from five nations, to recover sediment cores (layered sections of earth) from under the Antarctic ice and seas.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: November 28, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Sciences/Biology, Geology/Earth Science

Keywords: antarctica, mcmurdo, andrill, sediment cores, geologists, ice, drilling, scientists, global warming, climate change

Links: Project: Drilling through Time
ANDRILL Homepage

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Mind:  The Science of Laughter (Webcast)
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00:57:53
Join us as we talk with Dr. William Fry, emeritus professor at Stanford University and the father of gelotology, the study of humor and laughter, and their effects on the human body.

Project: Mind | Browse All

Date: November 10, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: laughter, gelotology, humor, dr. william fry, effect of laughter


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Ice Stories:  Whales Under Ice (Clip)
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00:02:52
Craig George and Glenn Sheehan explain how scientists have learned from Iñupiaq hunters to make more accurate counts of bowhead whales.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: September 1, 2007
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Life Science/Biology

Keywords: whales, bowhead, arctic, alaska, hunters, traditional knowledge, iñupiaq, culture, ice, hunting

Links: Big Idea: Pairing Scientific and Traditional Knowledge

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Ice Stories:  Paulo Olivas Interview (Clip)
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00:06:55
Interview with Paolo Paulo Olivas about his research at the Barrow Environmental Observatory (BEO).

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: August 28, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: alaska, tundra, climate change, barrow, methane, co2, greenhouse gases

Links: Arctic Research Project: The Breathing Tundra

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Ice Stories:  Paulo Olivas Explains Sensors (Clip)
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00:05:16
Paulo Olivas points out the different equipment he uses to measure the amount of greenhouse gases being released from the tundra.

Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All

Date: August 28, 2007
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: alaska, tundra, climate change, barrow, methane, co2, greenhouse gases

Links: Arctic Research Project: The Breathing Tundra

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Iron Science Teacher:  Wire (Webcast)
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00:53:52
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: wire!

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 10, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Candles (Webcast)
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00:39:56
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: candles.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: August 3, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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Iron Science Teacher:  Paint (Webcast)
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00:40:59
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: paint.

Project: Iron Science Teacher | Browse All

Date: July 20, 2007
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Physics, General Science, Life Science/Biology

Keywords: iron science teacher, competition, experiments, demonstrations, secret ingredients, contest


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