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In this case study, students will learn about the biological effects of ionizing radiation and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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In this case study, students will learn about cosmic ray particles and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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This backgrounder discusses the factors that affect the amount of cosmic radiation people receive on long-distance flights.

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My main job is to oversee the construction of the tailings and the new water management facility that is being constructed. I assist with the planning between the site services group and the mill as to the construction schedule and how tasks may need to be rescheduled or re-organize.

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It’s worth taking the time to understand the nitrogen cycle, because it has many important impacts on the planet. In particular, it helps you and many other living things get the nitrogen they need to survive.

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I am a geologist that creates maps of bedrock geology for the public

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I help coordinate project proposals that address conservation threats to wildlife in Atlantic Canada..

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We all know that warm air rises, but how does this scientific fact influence our weather and create those flows of air molecules that we know of as wind? In this episode of SciShow, Hank explains where wind comes from, what factors influence it, and how fast it can go! (3:10 min.)

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Is it 5? Or could it be as high as 11? Or as few as 3? How is the fossil record used to make this determination and how could how the record is interpreted affect our conclusions? (3:21 min.)

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