National Science Education Standard: F Science in Personal and Social Perspectives Grades 9 to 12
Steve Van Zandt goes by Solar Steve when he’s writing songs and performing with the Banana Slug String Band. The group’s based in Santa Cruz, California, and they make music about science and conservation.
Dec 31, 2010 • Seattle, WA, USA
The ocean is teeming with life, chemistry, water masses, and – believe it or not – poetry. In our 50th and final (for now) episode of Ocean Gazing, we consider the poems of our seas.
The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill lasted three months. In July 2010, the wellhead was capped, and the oil finally stopped gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. But the repercussions and the science? They’re far from over.
The Columbia River of northwest Oregon is just caked with stories along its twists and bends. Stories of a natural system and a human system in coexistence, though sometimes uncomfortably so.
Oct 02, 2009 • Prince William Sound, Chugach, AK, USA
Predicting how an entire body of water circulates is no easy task. To do it in Prince William Sound up in Alaska, it took 3 ships, teams deployed in the field and in the lab, and a real balance between work and play.
Twenty years ago, an environmental disaster rocked Prince William Sound in Alaska. Today, a team assembled from science, government and beyond is trying to help make sure it never happens again.
A lot of people are talking about capturing the wind’s energy. But Jim Miller’s pointed his ears underwater, and it turns out that harnessing the wind kicks up a different kind of pollution.
Feb 06, 2009 • 301-325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
Welcome to the first episode of Ocean Gazing, a podcast where we
look at, listen to and touch the ocean to unpack its secrets. On this week’s program, we’ll hear from University of Washington oceanography professor John Delaney.