Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Geology and Astronomy: Iowa's Manson Impact Structure

Did you know a crater 24 miles in diameter lies hidden by glacial sediment under crop fields centered in Pocahontas County. This Impact occured over 70 million years ago and most likely killed everything within 850 miles of the impact site.

Iowa's Manson Impact Structure by Raymond R. Anderson

More Manson Impact Structure References From the Earth Impact Database

Monday, November 29, 2004

Geology and Architecture: The Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal came up in class.

Here are some more images

And Here is some Taj Mahal History

Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Final Exam Schedule

Geology 8:00 AM Friday December 17th
College Physics 10:00 AM Wednesday December 15th
Engineering Physics 12:00 Noon Friday December 17th
Physical Science 12:00 Noon Wednesday December 15th
Environmental Science 8:00 AM Thursday December 16th

Friday, November 19, 2004

Muscatine Water Treatment Tour Photos!

Thanksgiving Week Exam Schedule

Tuesday November 23, 2004

Environmental Science Exam Chps. 14-18

Wednesday November 24, 2004

Geology Exam Chps. 15-18

College Physics Exam Chp. 9

Engineering Physics Chps. 9-12

Physical Science Chps. 17-19

Monday, November 15, 2004

Physics: VandeGraff Generator & Electrictity

The Science Station in Cedar Rapids has just installed a VandeGraff Generator! A real hair rising experience!


Friday, November 05, 2004

Physics and Astronomy: Satellite Tracking

I found a satellite tracking program that tracks the orbits of objects in space form you active desktop on the PC. Give it a try. J-Track Satellite Tracker

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

General Science - Nikon Small World Winner

Yes, you can do art and science at the same time. Check out the Nikon Small World Winners

Monday, November 01, 2004

Physics: Orbits and Escape Velocity

Here is a link for Transfer Orbit and Escape Velocity in the Solar System.

Orbits Stuff (scroll down for the cool parts)

Geology: Tidal Bores

We were talking about Tidal bores in Geology and I found some site with some of the most famous bores around the world. Some of theses sites have movies you can watch. Some bores are so regular people surf on them!

China's Qianjiang River Bore

Qianjiang River Dragon Bore Riding

England's Severn Bore

In my search for Bore films I came across Avalanche films.

Enivronmental Science - WATER TREATMENT TOUR!

Finally! We have a date set for the tour of the Water Pollution Control Plant in Muscatine. The tour is Tuesday November 16th at 9:30 AM.

Water Pollution Control Plant