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VISIT UNIQUE AND OTHERWISE
videos provide the real-world context within which students can appreciate
the importance of the scientific principles they are learning. The
videos also offer lively portraits of today's researchers and the research process.
TO ANTARCTICA", for example, brings Earth's coldest, windiest,
iciest-and most remote-continent home for students studying earth, life
and physical science.
out what it's like to live at the very end of our planet, at America's
South Pole Station, where scientists probe the ozone hole.
researchers in isolated field camps use explosive charges to track ice
movements and detect possible global climate change.
1,000 meters of subzero ocean to participate in a census of Weddell
researchers to the Allan Hills to look for meteorites from the moon and
Mars, and brave temperatures close to 100 below.
Sail across the
stormy Drake Passage-some of the roughest seas on Earth-to Palmer
Station, off the Antarctic Peninsula, America's premier research base
for work on Giant Petrels and Adelie Penguins.
videos personalize the adventure of doing science, and make some of the
most challenging, remote and otherwise inaccessible places on Earth familiar to students.