Archive: 12/4/2013

Can iPads help students learn science? Yes.

The scale of the universe can be difficult to comprehend. Pretend you are going to make a scale model with a basketball representing the Earth and a tennis ball as the Moon. How far would you hold the tennis ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Storing carbon in the Arctic

For the past three decades, as the climate has warmed, the massive plates of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean have shrunk: In 2007, scientists observed nearly 50 percent less summer ice than had been seen in 1980.

dateDec 04, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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