Lauren Farrar has a background in biology, education, and filmmaking and is a science education interactive media producer at KQED. She enjoys good weather, good food, and good times.
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Meet Matt Wandell, a biologist at the Steinhart Aquarium at the California Academy of Sciences. His work involves feeding the animals, cleaning the tanks and making sure everything in the aquarium stays healthy. Wandell also participates in research expeditions to survey coral reefs and collect organisms. Watch this video to learn more about Matt and what he does.
Watch this demonstration of Boyle’s Law that shows how changes in pressure affect a fish’s swim bladder.
Since the Industrial Revolution in the late 1700s, we have been mining and burning coal, oil and natural gas for energy and transportation.. Click through the arrows to see how ocean acidification is affecting some shelled marine organisms.
The Keeling Curve is one of the most compelling pieces of scientific evidence that shows that carbon dioxide (CO2) is accumulating in our atmosphere. Click on the red circles in the interactive to learn more about the Keeling Curve, which plots CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere over time.