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This Week In Climate Science Class

This week in Climate Science class we explored a little about the subject of Paleoclimatology. It turns out that the study of past climates gives scientists very valuable information into how Earth’s Climate system works.  569 more words

Edtech

Science and the 'S' word

Science and spirituality?

All schools in England are required to show how well their pupils develop in SMSC – Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural aspects. I can easily see how moral, social and cultural aspects are an integral part of science education, but ‘spiritual’? 202 more words

Critical Thinking

Science Policy Around the Web - October 17, 2014

By: Thomas Calder, Ph.D.

Ebola Outbreak – Public Health

New Ebola Case Confirmed, U.S. Vows Vigilance

Amber Joy Vinson, the second nurse found to be infected with the Ebola virus, was discovered to have flown on a commercial plane the day before showing symptoms. 591 more words

Linkposts

Why Do Kids Say "I am no good at Science" ?

I believe all young children are natural scientists. What is science after all but simply exploring how the world works? It is our very nature to experiment, see the results, and draw conclusions. 1,040 more words

Neuroscience

National Fossil Day 2014

Happy National Fossil Day! This will just be a quick photo post covering the events at the National Museum of Natural History today. The National Park Service started the day with a junior paleontologist swearing-in ceremony, where students from a dozen area schools learned about the importance of protecting and preserving public lands and natural resources. 358 more words

Museums

Dahlias + Rockets = A Creatively Curious Life

Nature of Science Bridges Professionalism & Passion

Bob Goss is 89. For the bulk of his career he was a busy, probably geeky, and very accomplished NASA aeronautical engineer. 471 more words

High School

Beyond the “Decorated Landscapes” of Educational Reform: Toward Landscapes of Pluralism in Science Education

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sce.20190/pdf

The “decorated landscapes” of educational reform concentrate on economic growth and do little to promote the conservation of Earth’s natural environments that sustain life itself. 60 more words

Essays