Hello! My name is Margaret Gregory. I am a science writer for the USDA Forest Service. I found my way into the Forest Service through the Resource Assistant Program ; before that, I taught physical science and chemistry at a public high school for three years. Even though I taught the physical sciences, my heart lies in the biological sciences—I minored in biology in my undergrad program. Photosynthesis forms the cornerstone of biology; if plants couldn’t create energy from sunlight, our world wouldn’t exist. This lesson plan ...
Posted in: Curriculum: SCIENCE AND MATH STEM GLOBE Science Topics: GENERAL SCIENCE GLOBE PROTOCOLS SCIENTIST SKILLS Investigation Areas: BIOSPHERE Learning Activities: LAND COVER/BIOLOGY P4: A BEGINNING LOOK AT PHOTOSYNTHESIS Primary Audience: STUDENTS TEACHERS
Blog Contributors: Denise "Skye" Yost - GIO and Matthew Rodell - NASA World Water Day (WWD) is right around the corner on 22 March 2022! WWD began in 1993 by the United Nations to celebrate freshwater, and bring awareness to use and conservation of freshwater resources across the globe. This year, the theme for WWD is Groundwater. Groundwater is often misunderstood because it is not seen easily, unlike rivers, lakes, ponds, or oceans. But, groundwater plays a very important role in freshwater sources, specifically in providing moisture for plants to grow, and water for animals ...
Posted in: Curriculum: STEM GLOBE Science Topics: DATA INCLUDED GLOBE PROTOCOLS EARTH AS A SYSTEM Learning Activities: EARTH AS A SYSTEM HYDROLOGY LAND COVER/BIOLOGY SOIL