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Before You See the Science Exhibits

Posted by on January 28, 2012

Make the most of your science field trip by preparing for your visit ahead of time with online activities and lessons.

  • Changing the Balance
    Icebergs are shrinking, malaria is spreading and the earth’s climate is rapidly changing. Uncover the issues affecting our precious planet in an exploration and blog told through the eyes of an inquisitive and environmentally-conscientious college student visiting Kenya. Students examine ten (10) digital assets, presentations, and videos to investigate the science behind climate change.

  • Enviromysteries
    Asthma. Rising cancer rates. Viruses we have never heard of before. Just a few of the incredibly complex health problems that confront society today. What part does our environment play? That’s the Question EnviroMysteries sets out to answer.

  • Secret in the Cellar
    Webcomic created by Smithsonian and based on an authentic forensic case of a recently discovered 17th Century body. Using graphics, photos, and online activities, the Webcomic unravels a mystery of historical, and scientific importance.

  • Humanity Against Hunger
    Help solve the severe food shortage faced in Africa.

  • Plastic Fork Diaries
    Does what (and how) we eat affect who we are? Follow six middle school students as they experience first-hand the relationship between food and their changing bodies, cultural differences, the vanishing family meal, nutrition and athletic performance.

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