Monthly Archives: December 2006
Happy Holidays (or Merry Christmas if you prefer) from Florida Citizens for Science to all of you! If I could send out a card to you, I think this would be my choice. Enjoy.
John Lynch at his Stranger Fruit blog gives us a rundown of creationist activity over the past year. Summary of the creationist effort? Full of crap, defeated and “no one cares.” Hopefully, they’ll stay the course.
ATLANTA – A suburban school board that put stickers in high school science books saying evolution is “a theory, not a fact” abandoned its legal battle to keep them Tuesday after four years. The Cobb County board agreed in federal … Continue reading
Wakulla County High science teacher Ann Kennedy was selected by the district’s superintendent for a unique training opportunity made possible by a $25,000 grant from Progress Energy. The timing of this training is critically important because, in 2006-2007, student FCAT … Continue reading
Here’s a good story about the threat exotic species (pythons) pose to the Everglades and what scientists are doing about it. Notice the creative ideas for catching the elusive pythons. After slipping, sliding and tumbling down a rocky embankment, Snow, a … Continue reading
Here is a list of majors high school freshman can pick from starting next year. Interesting list. Aviation Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic? Obviously, this full list of 440 approved majors is not available everywhere across the state to all students. … Continue reading
High school biology teacher Amye O’Steen has a great background from which to draw to help her teaching. She was a lab technician for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and now in addition to Biology courses she teaches about … Continue reading