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Question of the Day: Efficiency of Food Production part of Question of the Day
The figure below shows a simple food chain for land production. How much solar energy does a vegetarian utilize when eating 1,000 calories of plant material? Use the information from the figure to calculate this. ...

Subject: Biology:Ecology:Principles, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Education

Question of the Day: Regeneration of Fish part of Question of the Day
The two figures shown above are from the The Fishing Game (more info) game. They show the number of new fish per year that are added to the fish "stock," depending on the maximum number of fish that the ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Biology, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources:Fisheries

Question of the Day: Ocean Waves #2 part of Question of the Day
Surfers know that the best waves from distant storms have periods of about 14 seconds. The object of this activity is to compute how long it takes the 14 second period waves to travel 6,000 km across the pacific. ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

Question of the Day: Plate Boundary Characteristics part of Question of the Day
What kind of plate tectonic process or boundary would you expect if you find a seafloor region with: 1. A long, narrow linear or gently curving deep valley, earthquakes to depths of several hundred km, and ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics

Question of the Day: Ocean Waves #1 part of Question of the Day
Sketch a simple diagram of an ocean wave and label its crest, trough, and wavelength. You are in a boat and you have a stop watch. How do you measure the period of the ocean waves passing beneath you? What ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

Question of the Day: The Structure of the Earth part of Question of the Day
On the cross-section diagram below, label: Crust. Mantle. Lithosphere. Asthenosphere. The depth to the boundaries between each of the above specified layers. The direction of lithospheric motion. Where you would ...

Subject: Education

Question of the Day: Flow of Winds and Moisture part of Question of the Day
This activity addresses the flow of surface winds and moisture. On the figure below, draw a)direction of air flow (winds), b) locations with highest evaporation from the sea surface, and zone(s) of maximum ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Atmospheric circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Clouds and precipitation

Question of the Day: Weather part of Question of the Day
To answer the questions, refer to the map below and the wind belt map. The question refers to an imaginary continent named "Xeyna," which is populated by a fierce band of female warriors, which is ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology

Question of the Day: ANWR Drilling Policy part of Question of the Day
ANWR Drilling Policy Debate (Acrobat (PDF) 118kB Jun16 04) Activity Sheet and Reading The author's calculations yield the following: An average US car mileage increase of five miles per gallon would reduce oil ...

Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, , Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation