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Building a snow fort with the ARTIC FOXES

February 8, 2018 • by Teresa V.'s team

Today the boys built a cool snow fort. The girls fort was cool it had a table as the base and a hole you can slide through feet first. We were comparing temperatures in the snow forts and the boys...

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Spaghetti Warriors Build an Igloo

February 8, 2018 • by Whitney C.'s team

So I came to MOSS this Monday and my hope's were honestly pretty high and after a stellar week and on the last full day I wanted to do something special. We started off the day with a nice late...

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Team Ravioli Winter Sheltering Strategies

February 8, 2018 • by Angela C.'s team

Today, Team Ravioli built two snow forts in the sagebrush meadow. One was below the ground, and long enough to lay in. The other was above the ground, and tall enough to sit in. We put a Nalgene...

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Snow Mustekteers Inquiry Day

February 8, 2018 • by Rachel F.'s team

Today is inquiry day. Our group started off discusing what question  we should ask for the experiment and ended up coming up with a question: Is the mass of the snow the same when it is liquid?...

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The Ponderosa's Ponderings

February 7, 2018 • by Leslie C.'s team

Team Ponderosa pondered many wintry organisms and ecosystems with undaunted courage and unbridled curiosity. From  animal prints to snow crystal formation we explored and discovered the great...

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Aquatic Data: MOSS Beach 2/8/2017 - 3:00pm
Date: 2/8/2017 - 3:00pm
Weather: Overcast, Snowing
Air Temperature: -4.0°C
Lake Temperature: 1.6°C
Dissolved Oxygen: 12.8mg/L
Teaching Site: MOSS Beach
Snow Data: MOSS Campus 2/8/2017 - 12:00pm
Date: 2/8/2017 - 12:00pm
Weather: Overcast, Snowing
Air Temperature: -4.0°C
Canopy Cover: 0%
Snow Depth: 75.0cm
Teaching Site: MOSS Campus
Snow Data: Sagebrush Meadow 2/7/2017 - 10:45am
Date: 2/7/2017 - 10:45am
Teaching Site: Sagebrush Meadow
Snow Data: Sagebrush Meadow 2/9/2016 - 10:45am
Date: 2/9/2016 - 10:45am
Weather: Clear, Sunny
Air Temperature: -1.0°C
Canopy Cover: 10%
Snow Depth: 109.0cm
Teaching Site: Sagebrush Meadow