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      • Thumb image for State of Thirst: California's Water FutureResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        State of Thirst: California's Water Future

        Grades: 5 to 6, 9 to 12
        Subjects: Earth & Space Science, Environmental Issues, Life Sciences
        Are we in danger of running out of water? California's population is growing by 600,000 people per year, but much of the state r...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Nanotechnology Takes Off

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Chemistry, Physics
        From Lawrence Berkeley National Labs to Silicon Valley, researchers are manipulating particles at the atomic level, ushering in ...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Illuminating Northern Lights

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Earth & Space Science, Physics
        California residents may not be able to see the northern lights like people in Alaska can, but Bay Area scientists are playing a...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Decoding Synthetic Biology

        Grades: 7, 9 to 12
        Subjects: Life Sciences
        A new generation of scientists known as “synthetic biologists” uses DNA to build new functions into living things. Examine the t...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Chasing Beetles, Finding Darwin

        Grades: 7, 9 to 12
        Subjects: Life Sciences
        It's been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific explo...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Biofuels: Beyond Ethanol

        Grades: 6, 8 to 12
        Subjects: Chemistry, Life Sciences
        For years there's been buzz – both positive and negative – about generating ethanol fuel from corn. Meet the scientists investi...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Acidic Seas

        Grades: 6, 8 to 12
        Subjects: Earth & Space Science, Chemistry, Life Sciences
        For years, our oceans have been hard at work absorbing the carbon dioxide that humans create through burning fossil fuels. But a...
        Contributor: KQED
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        Albino Redwoods, Ghosts of the Forest

        Grades: 5, 7
        Subjects: Life Sciences
        Exactly why they survive is a mystery, but hidden among the giant redwoods deep in California's redwood forests are small albino...
        Contributor: KQED
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        QUEST Lab: Newton's Laws of Motion

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Physics
        What causes an object in motion to change course or stop moving? What happens to an object at rest if you leave it alone? Find o...
        Contributor: KQED
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      • Thumb image for Out of the Park: The Physics of BaseballResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Out of the Park: The Physics of Baseball

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Physics
        At UC Berkeley, a team of undergrads is experimenting with velocity, force, and aerodynamics. But you won't find them in a lab--...
        Contributor: KQED
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        The Physics of Sailing

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Physics
        We know that a sailboat can travel with the wind, but what really makes a sailboat move? Hop aboard a sailboat in San Francisco ...
        Contributor: KQED
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        The Science of Big Waves

        Grades: 8 to 12
        Subjects: Physics
        Where do ocean waves come from? Find out how are they generated, how they gain speed, move and what makes one wave bigger then t...
        Contributor: KQED
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      • Thumb image for The Great MigrationResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Great Migration

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, People in Science, Current Science, Ecology & Ecosystems and 2 additional..
        For thousands of years and countless generations, migratory birds have flown the same long-distance paths between their breeding...
        Contributor: KQED
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