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Welcome to Adventure Earth Science!  This page is page is dedicated to the study of Earth Science through Adventure.  My name is Tim Martin, I teach Earth Science at Greensboro Day School and live Earth Science through rock climbing, backpacking, and traveling as well as observing the natural world!  If you are a Teacher, Student, Parent, or Curious Explorer, take some time to browse this site either through the links below or on the bar on the left.  Virtual Field Trips will be found under the Adventure link, Course materials may be found under the Homework, Meteorology, Astronomy and Geology links.

Essential Earth Science Links for Real-Time Data or News

Earth Science Picture of the Day National Weather Service Astronomy Picture of the Day USGS Volcano Report
The visible Earth UCAR Real Time Weather JPL / NASA USGS Earthquake Report
Earthweek News National Hurricane Center SpaceWeather  



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Rock climbing at Hanging Rock State Park NC


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In August, 2010 I joined a group of teachers from GDS at NASA's Ellington Field near Johnson Space Center in Houston TX to fly an experiment in Zero G aboard the "Weightless Wonder" NASA's microgravity aircraft.  As the airplane climbs and dives out over the Gulf of Mexico, the science teams and crew experience intervals of zero g followed by periods of two times the force of gravity.

More about ZERO G

    

 In the winter of 2009 I was given the great privilege to join a Geologic climate research expedition to northern Siberia through the Polar TREC program.  I traveled to Lake El'gygytgyn in NE Chukotka, Russia.  I worked with an international team of scientists led by Dr. Julie Brigham-Grette from the University of Massachusetts.  After I attended orientation in Alaska in February, I lived and worked in the Siberian Arctic for five weeks in March and April.  Please visit the expedition web site for journals, photos, video and lesson plans.

Lake E featured on the German DFG Science TV! Click the link below to watch episodes from the Lake.

I have had numerous images published on the NASA Earth Science Picture of the Day website Check out today's picture.  

Past Martin EPODs  December 19,2006 October 27, 2006 April 17, 2006 March 21, 2006  Feburary 21, 2005  April 15 2004 March 30 2004 June 23,2003   March 27, 2003   December 17, 2002  December 12, 2002  December 4, 2002  September 20, 2002  September 10,2002   September 9, 2002   March 1, 2002 March 15, 2002   May 18, 2002.

Measure the Circumference of the Earth click here   

Image Processing Web Page for NCSTA conference.

 

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