Topic: Question Power

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

What is Earth’s ultimate energy source? Follow the distribution of heat around the planet, learn why storms spin in one direction and see recent hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones. How do scientists monitor the Earth’s atmosphere from space? Find out as you observe today’s weather...
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Learn about Earth’s water cycle on a global scale as you explore heat energy from the Sun and learn about evaporation, transpiration and precipitation. Review Earth’s unique system of water moving about the planet as a solid, liquid and gas.
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Animated images of atmospheric storms, climate change and ocean temperature are shown on the sphere, illuminating sometimes complex environmental processes in a captivating way. 
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Friday, September 7, 2012

What do pennies, tennis balls and roses have in common? They can all be shattered after liquid nitrogen is poured on them. Now that’s supercool!
Water is a vital necessity for all life on this planet, but also plays a huge role in our energy consumption. Want to learn more? Consult a dam expert.
Natural gas generates 31% of Virginia’s energy. Whether it’s powering your house or is the butt of schoolyard jokes – this finite resource is a major player in energy consumption.

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