E/R Science with Jordan 2014-15

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Spring 2015 ProjectIt's Your World - Solving Problems in our Ecosystems

Global Warming


What would NY, Washington, DC, and Miami look like in a Global Warming world?  
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/how-popular-tourist-destinations-will-look-2125

                        Wet.

 Water World on PBS

Global Warming's Effects in Bangladesh
 Extreme Ice on NOVA
What happens when the ice melts?

See 2012's Retreat
 The Greenhouse Effect
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/greenhouse-effect

HHMI Animation
 The Geologic Carbon Cycle:
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/geologic-carbon-cycle


 What happens to Coral in a warming world?
Click on 8: Animation: Coral bleaching

Overfishing

Modeling Energy Flow
 Watch Barn Owls...LIVE!
http://cams.allaboutbirds.org/channel/42/Barn_Owls/#_ga=1.10736372.1353312069.1427689776

One Barn Owl meal:
https://youtu.be/Y3afnd-fz9s

 
Blue Planet: Seasonal Seas, minutes 5-10 Plankton up close:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeeipUefe8A
 




A "Pristine" Ecosystem:
 Watch the video:
Old Man and the Sea Movie by Alexander Petrov: http://www.veoh.com/watch/v12456110exz2Cg6nhttp://www.veoh.com/watch/v12456110exz2Cg6n
 Read the Book!
https://la.utexas.edu/users/jmciver/Honors/Fiction%202013/Hemmingway_The%20Old%20Man%20and%20the%20Sea_1952.pdf




 It's Your World - Daphnia and Water Pollution
 Experimenting with Concentrations and Iced Tea:


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fvv6XKfpvSHmIhYtojdvzIwo3leueUE8gm-Pzb-4XCA9=w564-h422-p-no
Daphnia Control Videos - 10 seconds before and after filtered water added: 

https://vimeo.com/album/3313994
 Daphnia Experimental Proposal Posters:
https://plus.google.com/photos/118106260739645138239/albums/6141293123786043201?authkey=CKP-26H8p-GK6QE

We presented to the 12th grade Chemistry classes!

https://plus.google.com/photos/118106260739645138239/albums/6141295110053189441?authkey=CMXb-J2k7urqugE

  

Water Pollution in California:
 
Agriculture's Effect on Frogs (From "Nature's: The Thin Green Line"):

Read more about Dr. Hayes' crazy problems with the pesticide industry: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/02/10/a-valuable-reputation

Videos and Activities about Model Organisms:

BrainPOP activities on Water Pollution (English and Spanish) and Diffusion (English and Spanish)


See the 2010 BP Oil Spill:

Fall 2014 ProjectHow can we feed the world? 
Growing Food with Hydroponics


Exps - Presented on 7 January, 2015, these proposals are going to become full experiments!  Stay tuned for more news as they grow!

 Photos of our posters:
https://plus.google.com/photos/118106260739645138239/albums/6101653399588757041?authkey=CPau1euKw_bPqwE

 Links to Powerpoint Presentations:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1n6nl53B6LMdjlFcFRRZlBsZGM/view?usp=sharing

http://bit.ly/1FnW5nM




 

http://our.windowfarms.org/instructions_dev/


  • Check out videos, radio stories, and articles on Vertical Farms:

Dickson Despommier and his Big Idea:
https://youtu.be/1clRcxZS52s

small Vertical farms - Windowfarms, Brooklyn
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125504307

BIG Vertical Farm - Sky Greens, Singapore
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/06/164428031/sky-high-vegetables-vertical-farming-sprouts-in-singapore

 See Britta Riley's TED Talk:
https://www.ted.com/talks/britta_riley_a_garden_in_my_apartment

  




 The Brooklyn Grange -  See the video and an article at National Geographic:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/04/140429-farming-rooftop-gardening-brooklyn-grange-vegetables-science-food/
 Union Square Market - Read, then eat all about it:
Also watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWUfYjjCZVI




Resources:

Transporting food - the Berry Road Trip

The entire National Geographic Food series can be downloaded (not sure if this will work after November 15):




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