Southern Migration

Friday, June 10, 2011 A picture is worth a thousand words. What words come to mind as you look at today’s image? Resilience… Perseverance… Stamina… Adaptability…. I will also be migrating today, as I head south for my next summer adventure. Follow me as I head for the University...

Artist in Residence

Thursday, June 09, 2011 THEME: DRAWING CONCLUSIONS One of the best parts of my Alaskan experience is being immersed into such a different ecosystem. The sand that usually comforts my feet along the NC coast has been replaced by a soft, spongy surface referred to as “duff.” Duff is...

Green Up, Green Down

Wednesday, June 08. 2011 THEME: DATA COLLECTION & ANALYSIS We practiced a few Phenology protocols today (See Today’s Image). These protocols are established within the Seasons and Biomes component of the GLOBE (Global Learning and Observing to Benefit the Environment) Project. GLOBE trains teachers in a variety of observation...

Questions from NC… Answers from AK

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 THEME: ASKING A RESEARCH QUESTION The Alaskan teachers were pleased with the questions posed by Ms. Sutton’s students and they were more than willing to provide answers. I posted their responses on this Alaska Questions page. Most of these questions would be classified as Information...

Locating my Global Position

Monday, June 06, 2011 THEME: OBSERVATION Having doubled the latitude/longitude of my geographic location this week, it has become quite apparent that changes  in latitude and longitude result in significant changes in the world observed around us. After locating our position this morning (see GPS coordinates below), we began...