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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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Science Friday

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

Most Orangutans are Left-handed

It may seem like a strange title, but this post, which partly continues our celebration of orangutans (see how you can help the endangered species by… 396 more words


Podcast from Science Friday on Replication

This short podcast, just 12 minutes, is worth a listen.  It is an interview on Science Friday with Dan Simons, Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, and Barbara Spellman, former editor at  40 more words

Thursday Three: Lydia Finn

Today’s inspiration comes from former colleague and now dear friend, Lydia Finn. She relocated to Portland, Maine from NYC during the spring of 2015 and continues to settle into her new life and home with bae, Dave. 407 more words

Thursday Three