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