Archaeology 2016: The Year of Strange Finds Continues

There have been years and then there have been years, but when it comes to finding amazing, odd, and even unexplainable discoveries

Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice

  Earth’s Demise: Fire Versus Ice ~ Samantha Lewis   Although many believe that “Ice Age” was just a cute movie series, it now seems that yet another scare has to be put into the American people regarding the Ice Ages we have had, and the fact that the sun will, supposedly, head to bed […]

Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line?

Are Scientists Crossing the DNA Line? ~ Amy Lignor   Perhaps it’s because of the ‘thoughts’ behind things like ‘Jurassic World’ or the new TV show called, ‘Humans’ – but the idea that DNA will be collected and ‘stored’ for every being on the planet actually sounds dangerous. Of course…we’re not talking about bringing back […]

The "Spielberg Effect" on Science

The “Spielberg Effect” on Science by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains tracks made by […]

Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real?

Science vs. Fiction: You Mean It’s NOT Real? by Amy Lignor   Three days ago (University of Alberta: source) announced a discovery that seems almost odd considering what was just released in the movie theaters three days ago. Yet…it’s absolutely true. A fossil footprint site has been documented, found in central China. This site actually contains […]

Trail of Highways; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl?

  Trail of Highways ™; What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015” Meaning of Leucism /?lju?s?z?m/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but […]

What is a Leuistic Screech Owl?

  What is a Leucistic Screech Owl? Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015” Meaning of Leucism /?lju?s?z?m/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not the eyes. Unlike […]

What is Chemistry?

Hi, my name is Emerald Robinson, and in this “What Is Video,” we’re going to try to answer the question, “What isChemistry?” Chemistry is the science of matter – both its properties and how it reacts with other matter. Chemistry is a physical science, which means it focuses on things that are not living. Instead, […]

What is a Geologic Fold?

Hi, I’m Emerald Robinson, and in this “What is” video, we’re going to talk about geology as we try to answer the question, “What is a fold?” A fold is a rock formation that’s been made by flat rocks becoming deformed due to stress and pressure. Folds are created when two plates that make up the earth’s crust […]

What is an Ice Age?

Hi, I’m Emerald Robinson. In this “What Is” video we’re going to take a closer look at ice ages. In 1840, Swiss scientist Louis Agassiz noticed glaciers–huge rivers of ice created by snowfall–occurred throughout northern Europe. As glaciers move they transport rocks and scour the ground beneath them, leaving evidence of their passing. Agassiz theorized glaciers […]