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Saving the Planet Kung Fu Part 2: Systems Theory Basics

Originally published at http://ecoanthropologist.blogspot.com/ on December 12, 2016. 

In the first part of this series, Saving the Planet Kung Fu Part 1: Let’s Paradigm! I discussed the impact of our mechanical worldview, and the impact it has had on us and our planet, and our need for a new model of the world. 1,680 more words

Elisabet Sahtouris on "Transformation from caterpillar to butterfly"

Today I was reading about Elisabet Sahtouris, American/Greek biological philosopher, educator and writer. On her website there is a beautiful and thought-provoking piece about the transformation from caterpillar to butterfly, which I reproduce below. 362 more words

Biology

Who Holds The Power Within Our Education System?

The answer to this question largely depends on the theoretical framework in which one views the education system.  I will present two different frameworks of viewing the education system, the managed/mechanistic system and the organismic/living system theories to further justify my claim. 870 more words

Education

How has the organization of classrooms begun to change?

When one imagines a traditional classroom, the image that often comes to mind involves rows of students facing towards the teacher at the front of the room either at her desk or the blackboard.   722 more words

Education System

Biological reproduction and Planck's constant

Associate the phenomenon of biological reproduction to the laws of Planck’s constant?

Reproduction in living beings born from random changes, so called mutations, that allowed you to create differences from one generation to another. 751 more words

Science Communication

Mobilane LivePanel on display to help attract new franchisees at Inleaf

Inleaf, the Manchester-based commercial plants specialist has added a Mobilane LivePanel system and three LivePictures to its showroom to allow the company to better demonstrate their benefits to clients, as well as to other installers interested in becoming Inleaf franchisees. 328 more words

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LIVING SYSTEMS (BIOL1XX2) 2016

LIVING SYSTEMS (BIOL1XX2) 2016
SCIENCE COMMUNICATION /WRITING QUESTION
PLANT ADAPTATION AND EVOLUTION
This assessment is designed to give you practice at writing short pieces of writing of the kind you… 359 more words

Academic Writing