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Centennial Field Guide Volume 2: Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America
Stanley S. Beus
This volume is a collection of field guides to 100 sites of geological interest within the intermountain states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico as well as the northern third of ...

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Geology Along Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, Montana
Omer B. Raup, Robert L. Earhart, James W. Whipple, Paul E. Carrara
This guide describes many of the major geologic features of the Park. It is directed toward the Park visitor with little to no background in geology. The guide begins with a short introduction to the ...

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Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland
Roy M. Breckenridge
This field trip guidebook is a detailed treatment of the field geology and geomorphology of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Spokane Floods. Seven field trips, published as separate chapters, follow the ...

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Microbial Communities
Lynn Margulis, David Chase, Ricardo Guerrero
This 1986 journal article reports that most microbial communities have escaped description. The introduction discusses the various reasons for this gap in knowledge, while individual sections cover ...

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The Five Biggest Ideas in Science
Charles M. Wynn, Arthur W. Wiggins
In a thought-provoking and entertaining exploration of The Five Biggest Ideas in Science, authors Charles Wynn and Arthur Wiggins provide a panoramic view of the questions scientists seek to answer ...

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Ecology in a Jar
Thomas Corner
This journal article discusses incorporation of the Winogradsky Column into high school science classrooms to demonstrate nutrient cycles and inter-relatedness of organisms in the environment. It ...

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The Life of Sergei Winogradsky
Thomas Corner
This journal article describes the life history of Sergei Winogradsky, the "Father of Soil Microbiology." It discusses the two phases of his scientific career and highlights his major ...

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Down in the Dirt Wonders Beckon
Paul Raeburn
This news article reports the use of DNA extraction, amplification, cloning, and screening to uncover the unknown microorganisms of the soil and sea by targeting their genetic makeup. The discovery ...

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Sawdust, Spawn, and Shiitake
Van T. Cotter, Carol J. Lanphear-Cook
This journal article introduces a high school exercise that deals with shiitake, a fungus that plays an important role in the forests of Asia as a decomposer of recently dead trees and in agriculture ...

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The Thinking Series/ Inquiry and Learning: Realizing Science Standards in the Classroom
John Layman, George Ochoa, Henry Heikkinen
Using national science standards, this 60-page book addresses the question "How does standards-based science instruction look and feel in the classroom?" (p. x) This book presents snapshots ...

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