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Have you seen the Curiosity Machine?

Each year, our staff undertakes a book study to engage us in collaborative, focused discussions about learning and teaching. This year, our book is entitled, … 423 more words

Teaching

Why I wrote an #OER textbook #amwriting #highered #onlineed

I’ve been interviewed a few times about the OER textbook I wrote last year for my Concepts of Biology course.  In each interview, I’m asked some version of the question “aren’t students excited when they find out they don’t have to buy a textbook?”. 551 more words

Online Education

The Unveiling of Feynman Diagrams at the Pocono Manor Conference

Since Pennsylvania is not often associated with historic advances in theoretical physics the 1948 Pocono Conference especially deserves to be more widely known. Remarkable advances made in theoretical physics during the 20th Century were frequently first revealed in presentations at such prestigious physics conferences. 4,001 more words

Feynman

Spotlight on Science: This Week in Science (#TWIS)

In my last spotlight on science I talked about MySciCareer as a resource for scientists. Now, I’m back for another resource for scientists. This time I’m going to share a podcast I have been listening to lately. 333 more words

Spotlight

Science History Rap Battles

Good morning.

Yesterday I posted a video made by one of my students about the sustainability of food resources because I thought it was a good example of what students can create when given creative latitude in the classroom. 94 more words

MYP Science

Science Teaching Great Reources

OK so I was putting together some resources for my classes and thought I would share them here.

Understanding Science 101http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/0_0_0/us101contents_01  This is a great online course module on what science is and what it isn’t, how it’s done and how it isn’t done. 190 more words

Education

The Twitterverse is Not Perverse

I’m relatively new to Twitter. I joined about a year and a half ago when I finally upgraded from my old-school Nokia to an iPhone 4. 300 more words

Environmental Systems