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Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:45
Today during one of my live classroom broadcasts, a student asked what it felt like to be higher than Mount Everest. The student was referring to our location above the Mariana Trench--the deepest part of the ocean (35,827 feet deep), often contrasted with Mount Everest since its the highest point on earth (29,035 feet high).
Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:32
Check out our latest video--Kevin Johnson, Geologist extraordinaire from the University of Hawaii, describes how he digs deep (literally!) to find evidence of tectonic plate movement and its impacts on mantle rocks that travel from deep within the Earth up to the surface and back again. It's CSI, geology edition!
Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Sun, 01/08/2017 - 14:09
Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Fri, 01/06/2017 - 13:27
Hidden within the countless layers of rock, sediment, and fossilized creatures beneath the Earth’s surface are fascinating stories of the history of our planet—stories of how you and I came to exist.
Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Wed, 12/28/2016 - 13:42
Submitted by Kristen Weiss on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 16:14