Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Understanding Natural Climate Cycles

The connection between Milankovitch Cycles and Ice Ages was established decades ago. However, climatologists have long wondered how such small changes in Earth's tilt and orbit could cause such big changes in climate. This video looks at a possible explanation.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Check out this Slick Crossword Puzzle-Maker

I wanted to make a crossword puzzle to help my students review some terms that were included in our recent hydrology unit. I found this site: crosswordhobbyest.com - Although the puzzle did not include all of the terms that I entered*, I'm satisfied with the end product. To access the puzzle CLICK HERE, or (to see a different look) click on the "start puzzling" link below.

*Unfortunately the puzzle-maker was not able to include these words: watershed, septic system, recharge, aeration.