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    Your questions answered, Part 2

    Posted December 30th, 2009 by celene.carillo@oregonstate.edu

    Here are some more of Thomas’ answers, this time from the Hood River class. Enjoy, and don’t forget to follow up with him on experiments!
    Which direction does a compass point to when you are at the South Pole? North, right? But is north “down”? We weren’t sure exactly where the magnetic South Pole is either. [...]

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    Your questions answered, Part 1

    Posted December 10th, 2009 by celene.carillo@oregonstate.edu

    “Since the sun is up 24 hours a day, is the amount of light the same or does it dim  a little?  Is it hard to go to sleep?  Does the sun feel warm on your skin?  Is it weird going to bed while it still light out?”
    This is a great question.  The angle of [...]

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