Monthly Archives: September 2009

Darwin’s Darkest Hour

Nova have released their new Docu-drama Darwin’s Darkest Hour which will be a two hour movie, split into two hour long sections. It will be aired Tuesday October 6Th at 8.00pm on most PBS stations. I did call my local PBS stations, WEDU in … Continue reading

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House Bill not good enough

Florida State University professor Paul Cottle is working his rear end off on behalf of improving science education here in Florida. He has a new My View article printed today in the Tallahassee Democrat. Paul says that HB61 currently filed … Continue reading

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This n That

The Orlando Sentinel School Zone blog has a few interesting items up recently. Apparently, to raise money in lean budget times some school systems are looking into letting businesses advertise in the schools. PETA made an offer to Volusia County. … Continue reading

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Second annual fundraising wrap up

We’re all done, folks! This year we gave a total of $1,775 to 13 classrooms across Florida for science education learning tools. (Last year we gave $1,507 to seven schools.) Here are the schools we helped this time and the … Continue reading

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Think n Drink September summary

The South Florida Museum hosts a monthly Think n Drink science talk. The subject for September was: “‘Hey, its just a Theory’ – Evolution 101.” Jason Bilotta attended and was kind enough to write up a summary of what happened … Continue reading

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US is “Dissing Darwin” Update

After months of resistance, the creators of the Charles Darwin bio-pic ““Creation”  say they’re close to getting a distribution deal in the United States. “There is now a bidding war for the film in the US. A US deal will … Continue reading

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Creationism back in Florida headlines

We’ve heard from St. Petersburg politician Bill Foster before. When the new Florida science standards were being written and reviewed, Foster wrote a letter to his local school board warning about the evils of evolution. Now Foster is running for … Continue reading

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Upcoming stuff reminders

Think + Drink science series at the South Florida museum: “Hey, It’s Just a Theory” – Evolution 101 Wednesday, September 16, 7 – 9 pm. Northwest Florida State College lecture series: “Cellular Evolution: tracing our cellular lineage,” by Ritter on … Continue reading

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