Daily Archives: November 19, 2008

Texas science standards hearing

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.

Posted in Other states' news | 1 Comment

The new legislative session

The shape of the next Florida legislative session is developing. As we watch and prepare for any bills that might affect science education, or education overall, here is a snapshot of the past and the future of the state Senate. … Continue reading

Posted in "ID Creationism" bills '09 | 2 Comments

Bugs in Tampa

Bugs are going to be featured this weekend at Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry. Harry, a 3-inch-tall praying mantis and the star of New Orleans’ newly opened Audubon Insectarium, is making a stop in Tampa this weekend as part … Continue reading

Posted in In the News | Comments Off on Bugs in Tampa

Relatives down under

The kangaroo genome has now been mapped, and it looks like humans and kangaroos have a lot in common. Scientists said they had for the first time mapped the genetic code of the Australian marsupials and found much of it … Continue reading

Posted in Other states' news | 4 Comments