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5 Stellar Women of Space Science

To mark International Women’s Day 2017, we’ve collaborated with The Royal Society to celebrate and record the stories of groundbreaking women of science. While many great men of science have memorials and statues in their honour, the achievement of women has been less widely told. 817 more words

On the Importance of School Experiments

Twitter drew my attention this afternoon to a series of videos produced by the Royal Society designed to give teachers in schools some additional resources to encourage their pupils to do science experiments. 350 more words

The Universe And Stuff

Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) & Logical Thinking

Every great thinker is a mixture of the limitations of the times within which he or she lived, and a spark of genius that transcends those very same constraints. 294 more words

Human Interest

Idea map: Bacon, Sprat, and Newton

To help students revise their blog posts for this week, I’ve included below pictures of our in-class collaborative idea map:

The Quest For Enlightenment (2/6-2/17)

Science in a changing world

The royal society has always held the same core values of knowledge and science. In early years, some of the first publications focused on methods of inductive reasoning, scientific methods and even about proving the existence of God and souls. 466 more words

The Quest For Enlightenment (2/6-2/17)

Newton's Own Gravitational Pull

The Royal Society is defined by the way in which they uphold the prestige and honor of science while continually bolstering and pushing for its advancements as they benefit the world. 187 more words

The Quest For Enlightenment (2/6-2/17)

Putting Bacon on the Plate

English- associated with eloquence, grace, and precision. Why did it get shorthanded? Poetry had no use and little respect from Locke Newton, and Bacon was given. 420 more words

The Quest For Enlightenment (2/6-2/17)