Monthly Archives: March 2007
Unfortunately, a Science Sunday’s talk about manatees at the Florida Museum of Natural History faced stiff competition from NCAA basketball. Science Sunday pretty much lost. But a few hardy souls chose sea cows over basketball and the show went on. … Continue reading
This is a good article about a science curriculum that spans several grades. It’s called Environmental Educaton through Technology. The program starts in kindergarten and sticks with the students throughout elementary school. Apparently, it extends to grades beyond that as … Continue reading
An interesting study reveals that relatively colder areas away from the equator produce more species, but that there is a higher “turnover,” thus leaving more living diversity in the tropics. In other words, scientists are studying how evolution works, not … Continue reading
Joe Meert over at Science, AntiScience and Geology feels a little paranoid about a Florida Junk Science Elimination Act. Joe digs into the background of the act and the people involved and concludes: In other words, these ‘junk science’ bills … Continue reading
Environmental/science reporter Kevin Lollar is filing some interesting/funny reports from out in the field. Well worth a moment of your reading time. TAVERNIER — Photographer Valerie Roche and I just want to say, “Phew!” Twice. First: We were able to … Continue reading
The Florida Museum of Natural History presents once-a-month presentations called Science Sundays. This month will feature a talk about manatees and April will feature cottonmouth venom.
The Cambridge University Library recently made available online Charles Darwin’s wife’s diaries, offering a new look into the couple’s life. I browsed the diaries and found a lot of entries about baby weights and “visited so-n-so.” Several pages were scribbled … Continue reading