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Do Spices inhibit bacterial growth?

There are so many ways in which studying bacteria is useful from an educational standpoint.

It enables students to envision the lives and activities of the smallest and most ubiquitous forms of life on Earth and relate their activities to their own. 783 more words

Middle School Education

Science Demos with 8th Graders

Jordan Cabral

Community Outreach Paper (Fall)

The project that I attended was a trip to West Park Elementary School with a group of my SNHS peers to do demonstrations for multiple 8th grade science classes. 140 more words

Community Outreach

Margaret Mahy Starlight Essay and Poetry Competition

http://www.phys.canterbury.ac.nz/starlightfestival/poetry.shtml

Margaret Mahy Starlight Essay and Poetry Competition

Students in Years 5-8 and 9-13 are invited to submit an essay of not more than 600 words or a poem of no more than 40 lines by Monday 10th August 2015 at 5pm.

Science Education

The Body of Evidence: Podcast and Radio Guest Appearance

Those of you who came to Funny You Should Think That! 10 last Saturday in the Old Port of Montreal were the first to witness the birth of a new Moutons No More production: a podcast called  287 more words

Jonathan Jarry

Jonathan Jarry reblogged this on Cracked Science.

Review of Jen J. Danna's Abbott & Lowell Series

In my search for a good forensic thriller, my choices have become quite slime as I have reviewed most of the good forensic thriller series out there.  Read More

Book Review

Teaching evolution in Kentucky—with accommodationism

When I first gave a talk at the University of Kentucky in 2010 (could it really have been five years ago?), I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Krupa, a biologist and natural historian with wide interests, and with a reputation as an excellent teacher (see… 1,872 more words

Evolution

Neil Shubin wins "Friend of Darwin" award

I’m pleased to announce that my colleague Neil Shubin, paleobiologist, developmental biologist, and of course a co-discoverer of the “fishapod” Tiktaalik, has won the National Center for Science Education’s “Friend of Darwin” award. 17 more words

Science Education