Monthly Archives: October 2015

ESI Weekly Oct. 12-16, 2015

October 12, 2015

SciRes Lesson Plan published in Science & Children journal

October 2, 2015

Scientist in Residence Teacher-Fellow partners, Trevor Hance and Kevin Befus,¬†published an article in the National Science Teachers Association journal this month entitled “Speleothems and Sandcastles“. This article is based on a lesson plan they developed for Trevor’s 5th grade classroom….


New ESI Research Paper: Cave “Breathing” Affects Mineral Growth and Climate Clues

October 1, 2015

A new global model [by ESI’s Dr. Eric James and others] suggests how and where air flow in caves affects the growth of cave mineral deposits that scientists use to reconstruct ancient climates.   See the announcement here:¬†https://eos.org/research-spotlights/cave-breathing-affects-mineral-growth-and-climate-clues And the…