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Minerals: Nature's Fabulous Jewels, by Arthur Court & Ian Campbell, with Photographs by M. Halberstadt: A Review

As someone who is renewing his somewhat desultory efforts to write a popular book about mineralogy, I’m always interested to find a book that I didn’t previously know about in this rather esoteric genre. 1,041 more words

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Friday, 10/14/16- A Day- Early Dismissal Schedule

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and open to page 20. Solve the word picture puzzle.
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Friday, 9/23/16- B Day

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your signed Lab Safety Contract. Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Designer Plane p.19” (Right Side). 
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Interview with Creator of Segway and More Important Technologies

It is a somewhat morbid urban legend that the inventor of the Segway drove off a cliff in a fatal freak accident, but is founded in some truth: the man who purchased the company from inventor/entrepreneur Dean Kamen did indeed pass away in such a manner, a year after acquiring the tech manufacturer and nine years after the creation of the two-wheeled transportation tool. 733 more words


Why I always sign up for happiness and joy

“Future historians might conclude that our age suffered from a pathological need to repetitively seek out reasons for how bad life is.”—Rob Brezsny 

NPR’s Ira Flatow produces “Science Friday.” I’m offering “Science Monday” with three scientific reasons to choose happiness this week. 210 more words

Listeners of WAMU: Rahima Ullah

By: Daisy Grant

It takes a dedicated listener of WAMU to be able to rattle off eight of their favorite public radio programs off the top of their head. 38 more words

Listeners Of WAMU