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Show and Tell: Monster Waves, Milk Fingers, and Other Weird Stuff in the Ocean
October 19, 2020 | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Suitable for students age 10 and older

When am I Going to Use This?: Dynamic Careers in Science 
October 19, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Suitable for students grades 6-12

Pack Your Parka - A Virtual Field Trip to Antarctica
October 19, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Suitable for students grades 3-12, and educators

Talking About the Weather: Crowdsourcing and Memories of Climate
October 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Suitable for students age 16 and older, or younger students with parents or friends

The Water is Rising: Art, Changing Ice, and Warming Climates
October 20, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Suitable for students grades 3-8, and educators

Moving at a Glacial Pace
October 20, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Make glacier goo at home! Appropriate for students grades 2-5, with adult assistance

Our Home on the Hudson: The LDEO Field Station
October 21, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Suitable for K-12 students and educators

Bringing the Hudson to School
October 21, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Suitable for middle school and high school educators

Superhero Science: Nicolás Young
October 22, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Suitable for students grades 3-8, and educators

Imagining the Future City
October 22, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Grades 3-8 students and educators, or younger students with adult assistance

LDEO to Go DIY Glacier Craft
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Have you received your LDEO to Go kit? Follow along in a video with Cassie Xu as she builds the simple paper diorama of the Thwaites Glacier. Suitable for all ages.

Fold and Forecast
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Learn about probabilistic forecasts by folding and flying paper airplanes.

Can You Talk Climate? | Climate Research Methods & Communication
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Suitable for students in grades 7-12, and educators

DIYnamics: Atmospheric, oceanic and interior flow demos
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Learn how to build your own rotating tank platforms. The devices are made out of LEGOs and household products and can be easily put together for use in your classroom or home.

The Changing Face of Ice: Expeditions to Antarctica with Scientists and Artists
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What is it like to be an artist-in-residence on a science research vessel? Suitable for high school students and up.

Better Know a Marine Microbe
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Get to know some marine microbes in a series of videos

Storytime at Lamont: A Microbial Oceanographer Reads "Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas"
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Suitable for all ages

Bathtub Science at Home
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An Open House favorite! Lamont geophysicist Marc Spiegelman demonstrates how to make “oobleck” goo out of cornstarch and water, then shows how the substance is a great example of rheology – or how liquids behave when you try to deform them.

Exploding Mentos and a Trash Can Volcano: Volcanology at Home
Henry Towbin shows you how to create small at-home volcanoes using easily found kitchen items like baking soda, seltzer, and mentos, and explains the science behind it and how it related to real-life volcanoes.

Test your old paint for lead (Pb) with a commercial kit with your child and receive expert confirmation
Test for lead paint in your home and receive analysis from Lamont scientists. Lead can be particularly harmful for young children.

TREX Tree-Ring Expeditions
Participate Anytime
Explore tree-ring science through virtual labs. Labs are suitable for older students and undergraduates

EI Live K-12 Education
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Watch past lectures, demos, and skills-based training videos for K-12 students and educators.

Discover Lamont! A Virtual Science Adventure
Take an interactive journey through representations of Lamont's campus and field stations to learn about climate science. This 'escape room - like' game will entertain, educate, and keep everyone guessing. (Play anytime.)

Marine Microbe Memory 
Test your memory with this marine microbe-focused matching game!

Talking About the Weather: Crowdsourcing and Memories of Climate
October 20, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Thriving Online: Open House Edition
October 19, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET

Diversity at Lamont: Journeys in Equity
October 19, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Fighting Disease with Geospatial Data and Climate Prediction
October 20, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm ET

Beyond Hot Headlines: Reporting the Realities of Managed Retreat
October 21, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET

Changing Ice Changing Coastlines:  What's Happening at the Poles
October 21, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Carbon Dioxide | Present and Future
October 22, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Climate Control: How we broke the planet's thermostat and what to do next, with Kevin Uno
October 19, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Why we need a volcanic eruption of data, with Einat Lev 
October 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Most Important Climate Tipping Point is Us, with Radley Horton
October 21, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reading the Ocean's Diary: A Guide to our Climate Crisis, with Gisela Winckler
October 22, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Visit the Core Repository from home 
Let curator Nichole Anest take you on a virtual tour of the world-famous Lamont-Doherty Core Repository!

Looking for Clues of the Last Ice Age Around New York
Lamont geologist and research professor Mike Kaplan presents a virtual tour of New York, where he shares clues from the state's geology showing evidence of the last Ice Age.

An Expedition to Image Below the Aleutian Volcanoes on the R/V Langseth
Lamont marine geologist Donna Shillington and her colleagues took a research expedition aboard the Research Vessel Marcus G Langseth to the Aleutian Islands. Watch the video to take a peek into their trip and what it's like to be aboard a scientific research vessel!

At Sea with the Research Vessel Marcus G. Langseth

Learn about the role of the U.S. Science Support Program in IODP

Slideshow: Women in Science at Lamont
From the fresh, new energy of our graduate students and postdoctoral scientists and fellows, to the leadership, experience, and brilliance of our senior scientists, Lamont's women scientists do crucial work that benefits humankind and provides a better understanding of the Earth and its processes.

Celebrating Marie Tharp
Marie Tharp’s pioneering contributions to seafloor mapping helped reveal Earth’s submarine landscape in unprecedented detail. 

Seismic Sound Lab
We develop methods for translating data into sound and animations, to make movies about processes that are beyond our range of direct perception. Explore movies and learning units on earthquakes, volcanoes, climate change, and more.

To Farm or Not to Farm: An Introduction to Index Insurance
In a series of three short videos, learn how farmer-driven index insurance can help manage climate risks and make farmers more resilient and productive.

STEMSEAS: Sailing Towards a More Equitable, Inclusive, & Diverse Future in Geoscience
STEMSEAS aims to provide ship-based, 6-10 day exploratory experiences for undergraduates from diverse backgrounds aboard NSF-funded research vessels.

Paleo CO2
This site provides access to published paleo-CO2 data that have been assembled and curated by an international group of proxy experts.