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Month: April 2022

What does a Geologist do? Watch Geologist Dr. Tamie Jovanelly at Work

I am a geologist and I teach at a college. Geology is a fascinating science, because it lets me think about rocks and minerals, volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, plate tectonics, climate change, and water. I grew up on an acre of land outside of south Detroit (Wayne, Michigan). As a kid, my dog and I would …

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Animal Keeper Job Description: Watch Animal Keeper Deidre Ousterhout Save Animals at Work

Currently I work as an Ambassador Animals Keeper at Zoo Atlanta in Georgia. That means I care for, train, and monitor the health, wellbeing, and safety of the Zoo’s education animals. But my favorite part of my job is talking to the public about the importance of wildlife and the ways we can help them …

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Watch Public Health Entomologist Dr. Liz Dykstra at Work

As a public health entomologist, I focus on insects like mosquitoes, bed bugs, and hornets. I also work with other arthropods, like ticks and spiders, that can hurt people by either making them sick or injuring them by biting, stinging, or causing allergic reactions.   My job involves field and lab work ,data analysis, and communicating …

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Neon Colors Help Coral Reef Survival

The extensive bleaching of coral reefs is an alarming threat to marine ecosystems. To fight this threat, some corals are turning neon to survive. Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea. They serve as habitats for thousands of fish and other marine creatures. For people, they provide many benefits including food, medicine, and recreation. …

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What does a Meteorologist do? Watch Meteorologist Chelsea Andrews at Work

As a meteorologist, I create my own forecast and build the graphics you see on-air. To create a forecast, I check current conditions, look at several different computer models, and use my knowledge of Central Texas weather patterns to determine what the temperatures, wind speeds, and rain chances will likely be for the next several …

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Storm Photos Of The Year 2022

Heads-up, storm photographers! This year’s winners of the second annual Storm Photos of the Year competition are out. Created and organized by renowned photographer Mike Olbinsky, “The Stormys”, as the competition is called, is a celebration of the passion and dedication of storm photographers, both professionals and amateurs alike. Olbinsky hopes to recognize the skills …

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Pictures That Show Climate Changes

Climate change, also called global warming, is the long-term shift in the Earth’s temperature and weather. Most scientists say that climate change is caused by man-made activities. Since the Industrial Revolution, the Earth’s temperature has risen by 1°C, as caused by human activities like deforestation, vehicle emissions, and pollution. Climate change is a serious threat …

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