Archive for November, 2010

Getting Ready for London!

2010/11/12
By Ms Baker
Getting Ready for London!

On Saturday, the 9th graders will travel to London!  On Friday, we’ll be visiting the Natural History Museum.  While they’re at the museum, the students will break into groups and explore many of the exhibits.  Each group will write a blog post when they get back about what they learned.  So, be sure to check back...
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Bless You, Myanmar Pug Monkey!

2010/11/10
By Jess
Bless You, Myanmar Pug Monkey!

International Primate Experts have recently found a new species of snub-nosed or pub-nosed monkeys in the jungles of northern Myanmar. The monkey has been scientifically named Rhinopithecus strykeri, in honor of the president and founder of the Arcus Foundation (an organization that specializes in the conservation and protection of great apes), Jon Stryker. However,...
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The Scoop on Poop

2010/11/09
By Zach
The Scoop on Poop

Every living organism “poops”. Actually, “poop” is a common term used for feces. Feces, by definition, are the solid waste, which is expelled through the rectum (the end of the large intestine). The role of feces in organisms actually plays a huge purpose in the cycle of life ranging from helping organisms flourish or...
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To Save a Mockingbird

2010/11/08
By Erik
To Save a Mockingbird

This post was originally published on February 15, 2009.   by Erik  Check out the animation I created about my post. Enjoy!  Darwin’s Mockingbirds! by spudinski01, made at DoInk.com  On two small islands somewhere in the midst of the Galapagos Archipelago live some 100-200 mockingbirds. These specific mockingbirds however are some of the rarest bird...
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Are Fennecs Foxes?

2010/11/02
By Sabrina
Are Fennecs Foxes?

Fennecs are not a popular type of fox. In case you never in fact have heard of one, Fennecs are a type of fox found in the Sahara Desert and also in North Africa. Fennec Foxes, however, vary greatly compared to other foxes because of their unique traits. They are very special additions to...
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The Invisible Predator of the Depth

2010/11/01
By Monica
The Invisible Predator of the Depth

There have always been conversations about animals with the power of camouflage and now there is even more to talk about.  A certain species of jellyfish can almost make itself ‘invisible.  This meaning that the jellyfish can make itself unknown to the prey it is about to capture.  The full name of this specimen...
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