Who Owns The Arctic Ocean?

This is the arctic ocean – a beautiful, treacherous and increasingly desirable body of water surrounding the northern pole of planet Earth. But who owns this remote wilderness? Can countries even own oceans? The continued warming of the arctic has brought this, the smallest of the world’s oceans into the limelight as a new frontier […]

Why is the ocean blue? | #aumsum

Why is the ocean blue? Because ocean water reflects blue color of the sky. You are right, but not completely. The main reason for oceans to be blue is the way water molecules absorb and scatter the colors of sunlight. Sunlight has seven visible colors. They are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. […]

DLE — Rainforest Distance Learning

*MUSIC* When you’re studying the rainforests of Central America, and they’re about 2,000 miles away from Southeastern Wisconsin, what are Delavan-Darien students and teachers going to do? Bring the rainforest and its wildlife into the classroom… virtually, of course! Delavan-Darien second grade Dual Language Program teacher Helen Guerrero did just that by having a virtual […]

The Plan to Fertilize the Ocean With IRON

Floating in just a single drop of ocean water are thousands, possibly millions of microscopic organisms called plankton. In Greek, ‘planktos’ means wanderer, which is a pretty good description of these organisms since all they do is float near the surface of the water, completely dependent on the currents to move them along These can […]

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