Plate Tectonics

This weeks was all about Plate Tectonics. In order to understand large scale plate boundaries better, students used models made of frosting, graham crackers, and rice crispy treats – sweet!

Making waves

To better understand how waves work, we’re literally making (and then measuring) waves.

Oceanography Students on a Plankton Safari

Forensic Science students learn to get friendly with blow fly maggots

Forensic Science students learn to get friendly with blow fly maggots
Forensic Science students learn to get friendly with blow fly maggots
Forensic Science students learn to get friendly with blow fly maggots

Learning about Thermohaline Circulation in the Water Density Lab

Oceanography students learning thermohaline circulation with the water density lab
Oceanography students learning thermohaline circulation with the water density lab.

Hard at Work Reviewing Ecology

AP Biology students using Quizlet Live to review vocabulary for ecology.
AP Biology students using Quizlet Live to review vocabulary for ecology.


Diagnosing Death With Diatoms

Forensic science students working to locate an accused murderer’s shoes to a specific “wet” location using diatoms.

A perfect day for a hike (and talking about biology.)

Locard Exchange Lab

Students working on the Locard Exchange Lab

Ocean Acidification Lab

Students working on the ocean acidification lab.