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Entomology Takes the Stage (and the Airwaves) at Science Friday Live

Last Saturday, on the stage of the Orpheum Theatre in Wichita, Kansas, entomologist Rachel Stone told the audience gathered there that a pile of animal poop is a lot like a pile of cheeseburgers—to a dung beetle, that is. 597 more words

Entomology News

Seeds of selfishness, seeds of kindness

Once in a while, I get sort of insanely excited about something almost no one cares about.  This did not happen in the case of the recent eclipse, which just hit everyone about two weeks after I began completely geeking out about it—thank you, NPR’s… 306 more words

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HAPPY #cephalopodweek!

Imagine how many of these Colossal Squid versus Sperm Whale battles take place every year. Take a guess–a dozen, two dozen? I think you will be just as surprised by the answer as was I. 185 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Science Friday

From 1999 to 2006, I looked forward to Friday afternoons as the WFSU would broadcast Science Friday. I stopped listening because I moved away and the local station only airs a single hour of the (2 hour) show while I am at work. 30 more words

A FIRST in FL Story: Meet Alexa Baires-Jovel

FIRST in Florida Stories is a new occasional series we’ll be running here, to showcase some of our amazing youth and the impact that FIRST… 899 more words


Friday, 4/26/17- B Day- Early Dismissal- Hat Day for Habitat for Humanity

Core Ideas:

  • Each atom has a charged sub-structure consisting of a nucleus, which is made of protons and neutrons, surrounded by electrons.
  • The periodic table orders elements horizontally by the number of protons in the atom’s nucleus and places those with similar chemical properties in columns.
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