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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: Environmental Issues, Earth & Space Science, 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: Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Current Science, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere 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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