Just Submitted Earth Science Files

Below are a listing of files that have been recently submitted. They are in order of newest to oldest. There are 497 files.

Angular Diameter Of The Sun
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
When we think of size, we usually think of units such as meters or liters. But we can measure the apparent size of an object in in degrees of angle. The diagram above shows that the apparent size of the moon is about half the apparent size of a dime held

Get A Half Life
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
The theory of how half life break-down works is very mathematical. But it can also be modeled for us to see with simple materials. As you do this lab, try to ask yourself, How is what I'm doing like the decay of a radioactive nuclide?

Insurance Company Letter Regarding Hurricane Premiums
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Recent storms have had devastating effects on properties in many parts of the country. We find it necessary to take action to reduce our exposure to future catastrophic loss therefore we are increasing you hurricane deductible.

Finding Polaris
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Once you are able to identify the North Star, you will be able to find North. Simply trace a line from the star to the horizon, and that is North. To your right is East, straight behind you is South, and to your left is West.

Seasons And Sunpath
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
In this lab, you will use a plastic hemisphere to represent the dome of the sky. You will need to imagine that you are at the center of the base of the dome. The border around your globe, where it touches the table is your horizon.

Air Masses And Fronts
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students will make models of air mass movements using corn syrup and water.

Correlation Of Fossils
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Correlation of fossils and layers of rock around the outcrops in your classroom.

Earth Science Book Report
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
This project which brings more reading and writing into the Earth Science classroom. Included: Book list, Cover page, and Rubric.

Utah Slots
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Slot Canyons are narrow canyons with very steep sides that are especially common in the Navajo Sandstone of the Colorado Plateau. The title is a play on the fact that the state of Utah, unlike neighboring states, does not allow casinos and slot machines.

Glacial Legacies Of New York State
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
For those of us living in the 21st century, it may be difficult to think of a time when nearly all of New York State was covered by a sheet of ice nearly a mile thick. TAs you will see, the proof is in the landscape.