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How can I become a #fossil? | @BBC_Future @john_pickrell | #paleontology

An in depth guide by John Pickrell describing seven ways how to become a fossil.

The Argumentation Toolkit - Home

The Argumentation Toolkit is a collection of resources to help teachers understand and teach scientific argumentation. Resources include: Strategy Guides, Classroom Videos, Overview Graphics, and Teacher Learning Modules.

#Earthquakes with exaggerated depth | @nicolaraluk | #dataviz #3D #ArcGIS #Globe

A different view of a years worth of earthquake activity showing depth. Click on individual earthquakes for more information. Uses USGS data and ArcGIS.

7 NASA citizen science lessons any teacher can lead | @iste | #NASA #citizenscience

Authentic STEM learning experiences that offer students learning engagement and scientific reasoning.

"You have to have a thick skin - much of being an academic is having people criticize your ideas." | @NatGeo | #paleontology #women

Paleontologist Susannah Maidment (@tweetisaurus) discusses dinosaurs, parenthood, and and her journey as a woman in academia. Part of National Geographic's Women of Impact series.

Telling the #Dinosaur Story - National Natural Landmarks | @NatlParkService | #video series

A three part video series based on geologic time periods--the Triassic, the Jurassic, and the Creatceous. Each video contains landmark locations and interviews by BLM and NPS geologists and paleontologists.

We pump too much #groundwater out of the ground--and that's killing our #rivers | @NatGeo | #waterresource

A recently published Nature research suggests that 2050 thousands of rivers and streams could pass a critical ecological threshold.

Stellarium Web Online Star Map | @StellariumDev | #astronomy #planetarium

An online version of the Stellarium software. Stellarium Web is an online planetarium that runs in your web browser based on an open source project. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you would see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. Controls include: constellations, constellation art, landscape, grids, deep sky objects, night modes and planet visibility.