Category Archives: educational

Neato Raindrop Study: Tiny Bubbles and Petrichor

Like the fresh smell of rain after a storm? It could be petrichor. Petrichor (peh-trih-kor) is defined as “the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil.” I notice the scent even as the rain falls on dry pavement, probably … Continue reading

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SuperNeato: Information is Beautiful Infographic: When Sea Levels Attack

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Neato and not so Neato…

Beautiful marine species, beautifully captured. But each is at risk of extinction, according to the Treehugger slide show, “10 marine species on the brink of mass extinction due to ocean acidification.” According to author David DeFranza, “Adding carbon to the … Continue reading

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Amazing Peacock Spiders!

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My First Trip to Costa Rica – Post 1

Last week, my husband and I went to Costa Rica for six days — our first visit to the country. I have a longer blog post planned, but I wanted to share a couple of things right away: 1. The … Continue reading

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Evolving Earth – Great Animated GIF

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Wow. Dragonflies. The New York Times’ Natalie Angier.

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GSA Today Geologic Past Series

As managing editor for The Geological Society of America’s (GSA) science & information magazine, GSA Today, I develop and write “filler” articles to work in around the science and news as needed. Most (if not all) magazines are built in blocks … Continue reading

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Neato Geology Video from GeoCastAway

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Ladybugs in for a Landing! Blog Pick -7-

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