Glencoe Science Level Red
This free website from the American Museum of Natural History in New York City presents current science topics in astrophysics, the Earth sciences, and biodiversity. Science Bulletins highlights the dynamic nature of science through:
- Videos of scientists at work
- Compelling satellite imagery and maps
- Animations and dynamic graphics
- Essays and glossaries
- Links to research institutions
Science Bulletins Include:
Astro presents news of the observable Universe with Features, in-depth stories about developments in astronomy and astrophysics; Astro Viz, interactive three-dimensional visualizations of journeys through the cosmos; and weekly Snapshots, images of stars, galaxies, and other cosmic subjects from observatories around the world and in space.
Earth delves into our planet's secrets, uncovering the dynamic systems that make Earth habitable. Features illustrate how scientists decipher Earth's geology and climate; Snapshots report weekly earthquake and volcanic activity that demonstrate the motion of Earth's tectonic plates; and Earth Viz presents interactive satellite-views of our dynamic planet.
Bio brings you the latest in biodiversity research and conservation with Features, in-depth stories about scientists at work around the globe; weekly Snapshots of Earth from above that highlight natural ecosystems and the human footprint on the landscape; and Bio Viz, interactive satellite-views of seasonal and long-term changes in the biosphere.
Visit the Archives section of each Bulletin to find previous stories!