Category Archives: Earth Science
A trip to the Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument is a great opportunity to chat about light refraction, erosion and other concepts. Check out the Cabrillo National Monument Earth Science Worksheet by Ted McColl
I use famous works of art to illustrate science concepts. Street Noise Invades the House by Boccioni. Descending Staircase by Marcel Duchamp. Desending Staircase Study by Marcel Duchamp. Detroit Industry by Diego Riviera. Other Detroit works by Diego Riviera.
The San Diego Maritime Museum, which includes 13 ships including the Star of India, the oldest continuous sailing ship in the world, is a place where the concepts of wind, steam, power, and navigation come alive. It also has some … Continue reading
Calculating the acceleration of a catapult launch at the U.S.S. Midway, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked at a San Diego’s harbor, is a physics wonderland. Check out the Midway Earth Science worksheet here.
http://youtu.be/q0Rr2FzN3zQ A gem from 1971 (with theme songs by Joan Baez!), Silent Running depicts a future in which all plant life on Earth has been made extinct. Only a few specimens have been preserved in enormous, greenhouse-like geodesic domes attached … Continue reading
Check out the Lorax Video Worksheet by Ted McColl