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Researchers study impact of forest schools on early years education

Researchers study impact of forest schools on early years education

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 15, 2019

So, a forest school is a form of outdoor education where children are taken from their regular classroom, and they’re embedded within a woodland environment surrounded by trees, where they partake in a number of different activities in that environment. Our research was initially aimed to see how young people learn in different environments (so […]

Researching Ocean Health – UC Irvine

Researching Ocean Health – UC Irvine

By Micah Moen 1 Comment November 13, 2019

Coral reefs are some of the oldest, most diverse ecosystems on the planet. They help protect our coastlines from erosion and supply half a billion people with food. Made up of colonies of tiny animals, coral reefs occupy only 1% of the ocean floor but are home to 25% of all marine life. Hi, I’m […]

Climate Smart Forestry

Climate Smart Forestry

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 13, 2019

Scientists agree that to tackle climate change we must urgently reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and replace fossil fuels and materials. Some now argue that the biggest and fastest impact can be gained by conserving forests, because they take carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it as carbon. This is important – and the […]

Human-Environment Systems at Boise State

Human-Environment Systems at Boise State

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 12, 2019

HES stands for human environment systems and so a lot of science is based on understanding the impacts say of humans on water quality, so I might study: how does growing food impact water quality? And that’s a very important study to do but that’s not exactly what human environment system science is. We kind […]

First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

First-ever deep-sea alligator food fall

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 11, 2019

This is an alligator sitting on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico right now over 1 mile deep. It’s being eaten by giant deep-sea isopods. Studying this alligator is helping us learn more about the invertebrates of ancient oceans and how carbon from land makes it into the deep ocean. The alligators in this […]

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 11, 2019

Around the world, governments have begun to acknowledge a powerful movement that has been dubbed the climate emergency. But when issues are so varied, and of such magnitude, many are left wondering how to effectively respond. Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, is tackling the issue head-on by launching a new masters course in environment […]

UNH Forest Drought Research

UNH Forest Drought Research

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 10, 2019

[MUSIC PLAYING] So these are the decomp bags, right? We’re conducting a drought experiment here, supported by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experimental Station, here at UNH. So it’s five years total, the plot is one Hectare, and the structure that you see in the background is removing about 50% of this through fall, the rain […]

Social Media Intelligence and Learning Environment (SMILE) Overview

Social Media Intelligence and Learning Environment (SMILE) Overview

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 9, 2019

SMILE, the Social Media Intelligence and Learning Environment, lets researchers create Twitter and Reddit data sets, and analyze the data for Natural Language Processing, Sentiment analysis, and Network analysis. First, let’s create a data set using SMILE’s search tool. You can retrieve tweet or user data directly from Twitter, or from the Macroscope’s streamed tweets […]

The Immune System & Anti Aging with Regenerative Medicine Pioneer, Dr. Maharaj

The Immune System & Anti Aging with Regenerative Medicine Pioneer, Dr. Maharaj

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 8, 2019

dr. Nick Delgado here with dipper I’m Maharaj dr. Maharaj you’re a hematologist you study blood you’ve dealt with leukemia blood-borne diseases you’ve seen it all and I know you’ve come by where I’m doing live blood microscopy right what is it that people have to understand about the blood how the cell your health […]

LEGO Technic Ocean Explorer review! 42064

LEGO Technic Ocean Explorer review! 42064

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 8, 2019

hello everyone this is the lego technic ocean Explorer set this is one of the Technic sets for this year that I personally have been really really looking forward to for about a year now this was released many months ago in many countries around the world and has just shown up on North American […]