Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past

The Blast from the Past poster activities allow students to discover Earth’s history through hands-on activities and simulations. This poster’s vivid images and clear text portray the story of a large asteroid that collided with Earth sixty five million years ago at the present-day site of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. This impact created the Chicxulub crater.

Microfossils: The Ocean’s Storytellers Poster

Microfossils: The Ocean’s Storytellers Poster

Microfossils are microscopic single-celled organisms that belong to the Kingdom Protista (or Protoctista). Examples include calcareous nannofossils, foraminifera, diatoms, radiolarians, and silicoflagellates; planktonic organisms that inhabit the sunlit surface waters of the world ocean. The tiny shells of microfossils are the sediments that cover vast areas of the seafloor.

Like a Bolt from the Blue

Like a Bolt from the Blue

Utilizing a series of clathrate   structures, the poster reveals new windows of scientific research     currently being performed in the complex study of gas hydrates. By visualizing the face of each clathrate structure through an image, the poster simplifies chemical concepts, enabling students to learn