Monthly Archives: February 2007

Students study sharks

Catching, measuring and tagging sharks … cool stuff. Especially when students are doing it. Out here on clear, silky Florida Bay and under the warm winter sun, marine-biology students from the MAST Academy, Palmer Trinity School and the University of … Continue reading

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Great teacher resources

Here are a couple of outstanding science teacher resources … My Science Box: “The My Science Box website is a closte full of lessons, hands-on activities, assessments and field trip ideas for science teachers. Each box contains a complete set … Continue reading

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Theme change

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I changed the blog theme. The previous theme just gave me too many technical problems that I couldn’t fix. Personally, I preferred the old look, but this theme is much easier for me (and you) … Continue reading

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Interview with Wesley Elsberry

I had written a college paper on the subject of introducing intelligent design into the public school classroom. For that paper I had to do some primary research, which involved either an interview with a subject expert or a survey. … Continue reading

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Comments tweaked

This is just a quick note to let you know that I messed with the comments code a bit. Before when you typed in the comments box you couldn’t see what you were writing. That problem should now be fixed. … Continue reading

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Florida fossils

There is an interesting story about the Orlando Science Center’s Fossil Fest. One of the first things to note is that there is no silly “presenting both sides of the controversy” in this story. Not that I would expect such … Continue reading

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Sinks drain into buckets in science lab?!

Now here is a sad state of affairs. It’s not like it’s expected that every school in the state should have state-of-the-art science labs, but could some at least hook up some plumbing? NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. — At a time when … Continue reading

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Another sad science fair story

Here’s yet another story lamenting the decline in science fair participation. It’s good to see that some schools actually offer science project classes that kids apparently enjoy. But for the rest … gotta prepare for the test, ya know! Science … Continue reading

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