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Coral Carbon Crisis part 2

Posted 09/06/2010 at 10:37 AM by Mmckibben

Start at part 1!

Procedures


A. Materials

1. Fresh BIC ball point pen
2. Nylon Mesh Disc 1/2" OD 5 Micron Opening 37 Micron Thread Diameter 1 Percent Open Area (Pack of 100)
3. Small funnel
4. Red Sea Turbo CO2Bio System
5. 4* Red Sea CO2 Refill
6. American Marine Inc Pinpoint ph Monitor
7. Celestron Digital Microscope kit
8. All Glass 36 gallon bow front corner aquarium
9. DIY aquarium...
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Coral Carbon Crisis part 1

Posted 09/06/2010 at 10:36 AM by Mmckibben
Updated 09/06/2010 at 10:42 AM by Mmckibben

This is the science fair prodject I did last year. I sorry I'f my graphs don't show up for you. I have to split it into three blogs since It's so long.


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What is the effect of carbonic acid on the reef ecosystem? The Hypothesis was When the average ph of a coral reef (8.1) drops by .1 every 4 days for 24 days, the following corals are predicted to begin the dieing process at these ph levels: SPS at 7.65, LPS at 7.6, but soft corals won’t die...
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What I Learned at the Bat Mitzvah

Posted 09/05/2010 at 01:31 AM by superkat (Thoughts While Watching Paint Dry)
Updated 09/05/2010 at 03:33 AM by superkat

Today, by far, was a most unusual day. When we go about our day to day lives, we are never quite sure what will happen next. The unexpected moments of the day and turns of events can sometimes take you quite by surprise...the key to maintaining composure in the face of rapidly changing circumstances is 100% attitude. I revert to Ralph's voice inside my head that says, "it's all how you handle it baby.", and it provides me with comfort. Sometimes, we go full blast at plowing through...
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Kindergarten Orientation

Posted 09/02/2010 at 01:54 AM by superkat (Thoughts While Watching Paint Dry)
Updated 09/02/2010 at 04:23 AM by superkat

Okay. I'm confused. I took my son to "Kindergarten Orientation" yesterday. It was a big deal. And I honestly thought it was a fun 1/2 day...but I also remember the days when the first day of kindergarten was like this: "Johnny, meet Bobby. Bobby and Johnny, meet Sally. Here's some crayons. Don't write on the walls, or each other, have fun. See ya later." Not today...we got name tags in the full blown plastic case with the extra special tag holder in the school colors,...
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Randomness.......

Posted 08/30/2010 at 04:15 AM by superkat (Thoughts While Watching Paint Dry)



this got started under another blog...so moving to here...

starting with this one:

The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
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