Young Naturalist Awards Essay
Enhancing Algae Biofuels: The Effects of Nitrogen Limitation and Carbon Dioxide Infusion on Nannochloropsis oculata
Growing up by the rich lakes and streams of Colorado, I had often noticed dark masses of algae clouding the clear water. The idea that these simple life forms could somehow help power our modern society without the environmental drawbacks of fossil fuels is inherently appealing--a truly green solution.
Investigate the symbolism of gold and other precious metals in South American societies during your visit to the Museum.
Clams that bounce up and down like yo-yos, others that balloon their foot with blood, and squids that zip around using jet propulsion—the ocean's filled with remarkable creatures on the move!
Buckle up your virtual seatbelts for a trip to the Moon! This guide provides the key educational concepts of this show. After you "land on the Moon," use the suggested activities to continue your lunar exploration.
Buckle up your virtual seatbelts! This guide provides the key educational concepts of the dome show at the Museum's Hayden Planetarium. After you "land on the Moon," use the suggested tours to continue your lunar exploration throughout the Museum.
Curriculum Materials, Educator Guide
Take your students on a comprehensive tour of the moon to help them discover careers in science and education with this DVD and its classroom investigations.
Bats spend the night trying to fill their bellies. In fact, you'd have to down 10 pizzas for dinner to keep up with some. Investigate the 1,100 species that take to the night skies by the millions.
From blue butterflies and red frogs to a green iguana nicknamed "Iggy," meet the live animals in the Museum's exhibitions and the people who take care of them.
Want to dive deeper into the study of deep sea vents? Tour an active submarine volcano, ride the "Global Conveyor Belt for Heat," listen in to sounds of the deep, and more with this site-seeing list.
Live animals add an element of surprise to Museum displays. But they need more than a cute face or bright colors to earn a spot in an exhibition hall. Find out what it takes.