Monthly Archives: November 2006

Carnival of Education

Week 95 of the Carnival of Education is up. I submitted my post about a science concepts college project I did.

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Oh, barnacles!!!

Big barnacles are causing headaches here in Florida. Every boater knows that barnacles are a big pain. Now the emphasis is on big. Mega barnacles have arrived in Florida. Some are large enough to make into a dice cup, a … Continue reading

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USGS Open House

The Florida Integrated Science Center’s 8th Annual Open House and Earth Science Day for Fourth Graders: This year’s theme is: “Be a Citizen Scientist.” Scientists explore, investigate, experiment, monitor, record, analyze, observe, measure, collaborate, map and report. There is a … Continue reading

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Evidence of Design Conference report

Florida Citizens for Science board member Pete Dunkelberg attended the Evidence of Design Conference earlier this month (November 3–4, 2006 — Clearwater and Tampa, Florida). Quoted from the promotional material, here is what the conference was to be about: “This … Continue reading

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Annual meeting summary

Joe Wolf, our president, filed this report about our annual meeting: ————————————– The annual meeting of the members of Florida Citizens for Science was held in Orlando on November 11, 2006. Present were: Mary Bahr, David Campbell, Pete Dunkelberg (Treasurer),Brandon … Continue reading

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Science news roundup

Just some tidbits for your reading pleasure … Evolution can happen quickly: Evolution happens. But it can also stop and turn on a dime. A new study of lizards in the Bahamas shows that the natural selection pressures that drive … Continue reading

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Science Concepts project

Earlier this year I had a college project to do concerning what people understand about some basic astronomy concepts. This was a fun project that produced what I thought were startling results. Feel free to leave your comments on how … Continue reading

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Teachers make Science Hall of Fame

Six Brevard County teachers were the first to be inducted into the school district’s Science Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, I can’t find much more information about the honor on the Internet. It looks like the Space Coast Science Education Alliance … Continue reading

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