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A sense of scale: Beyond the Earth’s paper-thin atmosphere

In yesterday’s blog entry, we tried to come to grips with the actual thickness of the Earth’s atmosphere. To do so, we drew the first four layers of the atmosphere to scale on a single piece of A3-sized paper oriented … Continue reading

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A sense of scale: The Earth’s atmosphere on a piece of paper

Large/long distances are difficult to experience, let alone imagine. This past week in our middle school science class we tried to develop a sense of scale as it relates to the thickness of the Earth’s atmosphere, a topic that we … Continue reading

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The Sunday Naturalist

This gallery contains 15 photos.

It has been quite some time since your Sunday Naturalist was on the trail, but it just so happens that this set of pictures was actually taken back in November 2014 but never published. Once fallen from trees, it turns … Continue reading

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