Sorry that I haven’t been blogging much lately. Family, work, school, etc. You know the drill. Here are some interesting things to keep you occupied, though.
— The Scientist magazine took note of our Stick Science contest: Sticking it to science.
— The National Center for Science Education folks kindly posted online a lengthy story I wrote for their newsletter about the fight over Florida’s science standards.
— Did you know that some University of Florida folks put on a Veterinary Forensics Crime Scene Investigations workshop?
— Could a Florida archaeological find show that humans have co-existed with prehistoric beasts along the Treasure Coast more than 13,000 years ago?
—Twenty-six high school teachers stood with straws in mouths and spoons at the ready. Bowls of M&Ms rainbowed before them.
— This Miami Herald story asks, should schools cut animal dissections?
— Here’s a nice fossils for kids site.
— Research news from UF: 54-million-year-old skull reveals early evolution of primate brains.
— Florida teachers want to save their Sea World pass!
— I just love this one: “Her job is to separate hoaxes from actual Bigfoot sightings in Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties.”