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Pandora’s Promise delves into nuclear energy’s past, present and future

By Marlee Ellison

Is nuclear energy secretly sinister? It depends on who you talk to. When one lauded expert provides scientific research to support nuclear energy, another fiercely refutes it.  773 more words


“Shoot It!”

The new trend in Marcelo National High School “Shoot That Bottle” starts to make a difference in terms of environmental change in our school.
This action strikes the uncontrollable growth of plastic waste on our school.  192 more words

Got My PhD! Now What? Combining Science with the Humanities

By Leslie Roldan, PhD; edited by Anna Lau, PhD

Please let me introduce Dr. Leslie Roldan, published researcher, doctorate, educator, and now published book author.* In this installment of the series, Leslie talks to us about her path to a nontraditional career that merges two seemingly disparate areas, English and Biology. 1,467 more words


Another fail for the New York Times's science section

This is the third time I’ve gotten the paper copy of the New York Times and read its “ScienceTimes” section, determining the proportion of all science articles that are about “pure” science that has nothing to do with our species, versus those articles about health, global warming, and the like that are relevant to human well-being. 440 more words

Science Education

Bad Background Science--What a great blog!

Bad Background Science by Jessica Davis

Here’s an awesome site for students interested in science–or teachers who want their students to explore and understand science. In Jessica’s words: “Let’s pass on correcting the science in major plot points, and instead learn a little about the mistakes hiding in between them.” 42 more words


Cutting Down Trees

Marcelo H. del Pilar National Highschool (MHPNHS) is a school where you can learn anything. There many buildings, facilities, rooms and bathrooms. There are also many trees but, today don’t expect it cause you will be disappointed. 220 more words

5 Reasons to Apply for a Writing Residency (and where to apply)

We’ve done writing residencies together at Dorland Mountain Arts Colony and Ragdale. Doug has been to the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, and Anna has been to the Vermont Studio Center (read about both… 685 more words