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How NPR's Science Friday Goofed

On NPR‘s Science Friday program (“your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science”) yesterday, Ira Flatow, the show’s host, aired a segment entitled “ 709 more words

Culture

Dance, Spider, Dance!

I think these little peacock spiders dancing are so cute so I had to share.  I think the “sparklemuffin” is my favorite — not just for the name but he’s got some cool moves!

Dancing Spider

Friday, 9/19/14

In order to participate in today’s experiment, follow all laboratory safety regulations. Remember to be respectful, use self-control, and cooperate.

Learning Objectives:

  • To explain how experiments are used to solve problems…
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Experimental Design

Editorial Leakage at NPR

When I was in college I worked for Phytofarms of America, which produced the highest quality leafy vegetables in a hydroponic environment.  The environment was completely artificial, high-powered lamps, nutrient controlled water and CO2 at three times the atmospheric level. 271 more words

Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over grant

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the National Public Radio show “Science Friday” and host Ira Flatow have settled civil claims that they misused money from a nearly $1 million federal grant aimed at boosting the show’s reach to younger listeners. 111 more words

News

Friday, 9/12/14

Learning Objective:

  • To establish how to create an environment for learning in our classroom.

Learning Activities:

  1. Attendance/Collect Science Safety Contracts
  2. Science Friday- The BioArcade- How is The BioArcade game different than other computer games?
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Learning Environment