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Arts and crafts day on the Knorr

Yesterday was officially arts and crafts day on the R/V Knorr. We had a very specific project: decorate styrofoam cups. If you’re wondering why, just hold on a minute. First, some pictures of our beautiful cups: Ok, so the reason we each decorated a couple of cups has to do with pressure in the ocean. [...]

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A DIY Fossil Hunting Activity for Pre-K Classrooms


The following project constitutes a half-hour activity for 3-, 4-, or 5-year olds. It includes the entire process from finding fossils to putting the recovered pieces together like a puzzle to drawing our best guess at what it looked like in life. The details of the project are based on my experience working in Neil [...]

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