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Isn’t this Octopus Adorabilis? What do you call an tiny...

Isn’t this Octopus Adorabilis?

What do you call an tiny octopus with big eyes, gelatinous skin and is cute as a button? Nobody knows quite yet!

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Is Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis the most adorable Octopus?

In even more Octopus news, you might have seen recent reports on a new species that’s been discovered. The Octopus in the image above is one of twelve that have been studied and so far they’ve all been female. 137 more words

Steampunk

Cephalopod Week

Ocean-dwelling cephalopods are the amazing tentacled members of class Cephalopoda, which include squid, octopus, cuttlefish and nautilus. In honor of Science Friday’s Cephalopod Week, I spent a ridiculous amount of time watching cute octopus (and other cephalopod!) videos on teh intarwebs. 148 more words

Blogging

Sunday Snaphots

This week I stayed inside and tried to beat the 100+ heat index.

However, I did go out earlier in the week and take some photographs. 324 more words

Life

The Medical Wonders of Worm Spit From the mandibles of a creepy...

The Medical Wonders of Worm Spit

From the mandibles of a creepy crawly to your body comes a revolution in biomedical engineering. It’s worm spit, from the silk worm moth caterpillar, although you may know it by its more common name, silk.

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Friday, 6/12/15- A Day- Flash Bash!

Learning Objective:

To explore physical concepts through design and/or construction of structures such as car crashes

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now-Get out Car Safety Website Research & check that your name is on it and Solve the riddle…
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Science Friday

SciFri Archive: Solar Spotting From 2011: Using the Swedish...

SciFri Archive: Solar Spotting

From 2011: Using the Swedish Solar Telescope, a ground-based observatory, Goran Scharmer and colleagues probe the penumbra–that’s the stringy structure around the perimeter of the dark part of the sunspot.

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