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13736
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It started when a North Carolinian started messing with an old battery - now BOB BROWN'S SCIENCE CIRCUS, a television program, is nationally known.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 33, Jan 1952, p12-13, f
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17713
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An educational initiative at T.C. Henderson Elementary School in western North Carolina takes science students outdoors for first-hand experience with concepts such as momentum. These educational experiences are actually improving student test scores.
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25098
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Frank Sherman, a fourth grade science teacher, talks about the experience he and his students had at the Beneath the Waves Film Festival and how it has impacted the student’s learning.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p27, por Periodical Website
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25131
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There is a need for scientists to publish their work in peer-reviewed journals before sharing them with the public due to confusion it can cause in the public.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Autumn 1984, p5
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25941
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The third annual ‘Earth Walk’ takes middle school students from the North Carolina Orange County school system. Students participated in a day-long walk to various relay stations where they participated enviornmental experiences with groups such as the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, Agricultural Extension Service, NC Forest Service, and the US Soil Conservation Service.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 16 Issue 4, Fall 1973, p10-11
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687
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Gladys Baker told her middle school classes in Zebulon that they wouldn't learn about nature by looking in a book. Forty years later, former students of one of the state's first environmental educators still remember that she made science fun.
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27813
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Weather has always connected people, for weather is one of the strongest natural forces in human lives. Many people without scientific backgrounds are making discoveries, including David Herring, who has developed his own home weather station. This article is an excerpt from Dr. Caren Cooper’s new book, “Citizen Science: How Ordinary People Are Changing the Face of Discovery.”
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Winter 2017, p4-5, il, por
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36553
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Perhaps fabulous about fungus is their present status in the realm of biology. Long considered as a plant, recent research has concluded them to be more closely related to animals. More information about the living thing classified in its own kingdom can be found in the author’s description of fungal anatomy, an activity called spore printing, and a local mushroom club.
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35757
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On Axel Heiberg Island, adventure was found for the author in ways that went beyond being part of a team collecting samples for astrobiological research. It was found in adjusting to the absence of modern conveniences easily taken for granted, such as comfortable indoor plumbing. It was also found in realizing that “habitable” becomes redefined by habituating in the North Pole.
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37834
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An elementary school at Chapel Hill participated in a science fair at the end of the year, which is documented with an article and photos.