Monthly Archives: November 2008
Here’s a good article explaining the challenges science teachers face and the high turnover in the field. With very little experience behind her [Melissa Guinta] and limited resources at her disposal, many science teachers would buckle under the pressure of … Continue reading
Mark your calendars for March 16-28, because there’s going to be all sorts of science going on in Tallahassee. For two weeks in March, the Tallahassee community will have the rare opportunity to see and hear renowned scholars discuss how … Continue reading
A new children’s museum opened in Daytona Beach. Sounds cool! Link to museum. DAYTONA BEACH — After her classmates helped hoist her high above the ground on a seat attached to a series of pulleys, Anna Strong grabbed the rope … Continue reading
ScienceDaily (Nov. 21, 2008)— Groove-like tracks on the ocean floor made by giant deep-sea single-celled organisms could lead to new insights into the evolutionary origin of animals, says biologist Mikhail “Misha” Matz from The University of Texas at Austin. “If … Continue reading
State Rep. Marty Kiar really fought hard on our behalf last legislative session against those deceptively-named academic freedom bills. It looks like we’ll see plenty more of him in the upcoming session. Why don’t you send him a note of … Continue reading
There is all sorts of cool science news out there recently! Could we actually see wooly mammoths roaming the land in the future? In the New York Times: Regenerating a Mammoth for $10 Million. You can name the next Mars … Continue reading
Here is a live, first person account of Texas science standards hearings going on today. I’m not sure, but I believe more updates will be posted today. Actually, here is another one that looks like it’s a bit more current.