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  1. fluorite - CaF2

    Snapshot Title: fluorite - CaF2
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    What is this good for?

    See:

    www.mindat.org/min-1576.html Will open in a new tab or window



  2. how does this work?

    Snapshot Title: how does this work?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    do you know? If not see:
    www.tpub.com/content/engine/14037/css/14037_58.htm Will open in a new tab or window

    The Bourdon gauge



  3. how does it do it?

    Snapshot Title: how does it do it?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    No one knows but read about it at:

    www.monarchbutterflyusa.com/Migration.htm Will open in a new tab or window



  4. To see how this gigapan can be used to assess reasoning skills

    Snapshot Title: To see how this gigapan can be used to assess reasoning skills
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    go to this website:
    sites.google.com/site/coreskillassessment/home Will open in a new tab or window



  5. FOssiliberous?

    Snapshot Title: FOssiliberous?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    What does this word mean? Can you think of other things to which this adjective could refer?



  6. Common Lichens

    Snapshot Title: Common Lichens
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    What is the most famous and rarest of all lichens? What are they and why are they important to the ecosystem of the world? What would happen if they all died off and there were no more of them?

    Cre...



  7. hairdos

    Snapshot Title: hairdos
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Describe these two different hairdos. Why do women and men wear their hair differently? What is your favorite way of wearing your hair and why? Can you find a website and create a snapshot of these...



  8. Taxonomical categories

    Snapshot Title: Taxonomical categories
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    You see here a reference to 3 species and 2 families? What is a species? What is a family? in terms of the taxonomy being used? What is a taxonomy and how are they helpful? What taxonomies do you ...



  9. What does the word porphyritic mean?

    Snapshot Title: What does the word porphyritic mean?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Can it be used to refer to other things besides granite? Why is this sample called porphyritic? Why would Durango, Colorado be a place you would find this kind of granite?

    Create a snapshot to this...



  10. Cambrian

    Snapshot Title: Cambrian
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Why is the Cambrian period called the Cambrian? Create a snapshot and link to it the website that answers the question.



  11. Why is lead ore called Galena?

    Snapshot Title: Why is lead ore called Galena?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Everything has a name that we discover. Find out why galena is called galena and create another snapshot to the website that tells us why it is called galena. Before you do this think of 3 different...



  12. What is this and why is it a part of this device?

    Snapshot Title: What is this and why is it a part of this device?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Once you have identified it think of why such a device would be a part of this unit and of other things in your life. How many different kinds of these can you think of? Create a link to a website t...



  13. how can a jar act like a capacitor

    Snapshot Title: how can a jar act like a capacitor
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    what is a capacitor and are they in computers? If so why are they useful?



  14. Identify this bird and then

    Snapshot Title: Identify this bird and then
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    after you have found out what it is think about why the beaks of birds are so different from one another and create a snapshot that zooms in upon this birds beak and a link to a website that explains ...



  15. Why does a racoon have the dark area around its eyes?

    Snapshot Title: Why does a racoon have the dark area around its eyes?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Is there a function for this darkened fur and if so what do you think it is? After you have reflected and reasoned about this jot down your thoughts and then create another snapshot of the racoon and...



  16. How would you find out what these students were doing?

    Snapshot Title: How would you find out what these students were doing?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Create a snapshot of this same scene and then explain in that snapshot how you would find out what these students are doing.



  17. Identify this creature

    Snapshot Title: Identify this creature
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    and create a snapshot with a link that explains its diet and its purpose in the eco system



  18. WIll there be another Bio Blitz in 2011

    Snapshot Title: WIll there be another Bio Blitz in 2011
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    find out what this one was about create a link to info about it and whether there is another planned for 2011



  19. create a link to each of the 443 species

    Snapshot Title: create a link to each of the 443 species
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    that were found at SWIC



  20. Take snapshots of each creature

    Snapshot Title: Take snapshots of each creature
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    in the snapshots paste a link to a webpage about that creature



  21. What can you find out about the Torsion Balance Company?

    Snapshot Title: What can you find out about the Torsion Balance Company?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    paste a link in a separate snapshot of this item explaining why it was invented and a bit about this company - does it still exist?



  22. What is this unit?

    Snapshot Title: What is this unit?
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    and why do you think it was invented? Create a link and paste in a separate snapshot.



  23. Please identify this

    Snapshot Title: Please identify this
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    and put a link to the webpage that you are using for your source in a separate snapshot of this item. Also explain why you think this device was invented by human beings?



  24. Fools Gold

    Snapshot Title: Fools Gold
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Why was Pyrite called fools gold?

    See link below:
    www.sciencebuzz.org/museum/object/2004_04_pyrite_fools_gold Will open in a new tab or window



  25. Wimhurst Static Machine

    Snapshot Title: Wimhurst Static Machine
    Taken by: karl kindt

    Image: Southwestern Illinois College Display Case
    Image Owner: karl kindt



    Description:

    Here is an example of how to create a link to something about the item in the gigapan so click on the link below and watch the sparks fly!!!!

    www.physics.ucla.edu/demoweb/demomanual/electricit Will open in a new tab or window...