Check out my track “The Water Bear” on the Volumen Musica page!
Listen to it first, then read its description. I’m… 8 more words
Today we focused on 8 factors that are commonly found in environments we consider to be extreme. Students began the lesson with an introduction to the bell curve and an brief explanation of the mean and standard deviation. 125 more words
At the beginning of class yesterday, students were faced with the following scenario: You are an extreme environment engineer. Pick your next work assignment. The options were: The Ocean Floor, Olympus Mons (tallest known volcano in the solar system, located on Mars), Antarctica, and The Moon. 277 more words
We began the day with a quick video about the tardigrade (below). Then, students took their second clicker quiz of the year today. Questions included a review of the metric system, tools scientists use, ecosystem vocabulary, and a question about extremophiles. 6 more words