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16 article(s) for August 2013

  • By Kimi McBryde, 2013 Teen Science Scholar   August 4th, 2013 Today, the four of us got to sleep in a little bit.  All of us were awake at about 9, but stayed in bed until noon.  It's a really nice day out, a little brisk and chilly, but not terrible at all.  We had breakfast at 12:30 pm.  After …
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  • By Kimi McBryde, 2013 Teen Science Scholar   August 3rd, 2013 We got up at about 7:30 am to go to an archaeological site called San Jose de Moro.  The same van from last night came to pick us up this morning.  It was about an hour and a half drive to the site, which was really cool because they h…
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  • By Kimi McBryde, 2013 Teen Science Scholar   August 2nd, 2013 We finally landed in Trujillo and all the bags made it again.  Each time we reclaimed the auger, the ski bag (where the auger was stored) had clearly been opened and checked to see what the heck was in the bag.  We got to Trujillo at a…
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  • August Sky Calendar (pdf) Highlights this month's sky phenomena and celestial happenings with local dates and times. (Mountain time zone).Free sky maps are available at www.skymaps.com.   2013 Sky Calendars 2012 Sky Calendars . JanuaryFebruaryMarch AprilMayJune JulyAugust Jan…
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  • Conversations in Local Health Research Friday, August 9, 2013 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation Get up, Stand up...Stand up for your Health!   The emergence of passive leisure activities (e.g. TV viewing, computer games and the intern…
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  • We are having great success in the field and finding all kinds of features related to past land use in the Chicama Valley, such as relic fields and ancient canal systems.  We have also found tons of previously unrecorded archaeological sites in the now barren desert.  I am excited to return and upda…
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