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Earth Science is the study of the planet Earth including all aspects of the interior to the atmosphere.
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Swamps | From the Sky
Swamps | From the Sky

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Most swamps in South Carolina are found on the coastal plain, a region covering 20,000 square miles between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sandhills. A common type of swamp in this area are known as...
The Driftless Area Mystery | Into the Outdoors
The Driftless Area Mystery | Into the Outdoors

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EXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Glaciers reshaped much of Wisconsin’s landscape. As these glaciers retreated, the glacial drift left behind rocks, sand, and other glacial material. Earth scientists mapped areas...
How is Silica Mined? | Into the Outdoors
How is Silica Mined? | Into the Outdoors

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EXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Part 3 answers the questions: Why would fracing engineers want pure silica sand? Rounded grains? Uniform grain size? No other minerals? One risk factor of silica mining is...
Uses for Industrial Sandmines | Into the Outdoors
Uses for Industrial Sandmines | Into the Outdoors

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EXPIRES: 6/2/2023 Emma and Jacob visit an industrial sand mine, to decode the science and to investigate the environmental impacts of sand mines. Industrial sand mines search for silica, the second...