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Kitchen Science: Controls

I’ve been very busy these past few months, so my blog has been put on hold.  That being said, I just had to share this website! 18 more words

Kitchen Science

Friday Find: Brains On!

“Wait! Pause it!”

We were listening to an episode of Brains On!, and my six year old could barely hold in her comments and questions.   316 more words

Books For Kids

Teaching Is Expensive

So after almost a month of new teacher training, professional development, and now TWO whole weeks of students…I’m about to get my first paycheck tomorrow. Payday! 525 more words

Teaching

Essential Skills for a Modern World

Again I’ve been disappointed while on the internet. I should know better than to expect scientific accuracy and critical thinking skills in the world of social media, where opinions are valued over truth, and truth is often “Because I said so” or “Because someone on the internet said so.” It’s circular reasoning reinforced by ego and emotion. 779 more words

Homeschooling

SPEaC connects with Texas Representative Mark Veasey to promote NIH-funded scientific research

On August 11th, SPEaC had the opportunity to meet with the Dallas office of Texas Representative Mark Veasey to discuss the importance of continued NIH-funded scientific research. 286 more words

Science Policy

Call for papers: Personal stories from women in science

Diving headlong into motherhood this year has meant less blogging (obvious to anyone who subscribes here…), but it has also made me think a lot more about the scientific life that I would hope for my new daughter and girls like her. 1,053 more words

Science Education

I was prescient! Bill Nye and the Ark Park

Mike Greer, a retired Baptist minister, is a rarity: someone who seems to speak out about the abuses inflicted by people who claim to have God on their side. 926 more words