Monthly Archives: December 2011

STEM shortage graphic

I’m not sure who is behind OnlineEngineeringDegree.com, but I do like a simple and informative graphic they made about the STEM shortage. There’s lots of good statistics in there presented in a clean but interesting way.

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Why we still have to take creationism seriously

In her talk at the recent Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism, NCSE executive director Genie Scott explores why we still have to take creationism seriouslyin the U.S and in our state of Florida. This is a great video,and highlights the … Continue reading

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A Sad Day for Intellectualism and Science

Christopher Hitchens  died yesterday after a long fight with esophageal cancer.  I’m sure some of us would not agree with many of his thoughts on politics or religion,however we can all agree, he was a staunch advocate of science and science … Continue reading

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Science education requires longers school day?

It’s certainly tough to fit all of the mandated academic subjects into the usual elementary school day. Unfortunately, that means that some important subjects are cast aside to make room. Science is one of those unfortunate victims. In order to … Continue reading

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Creationist featured in article

Florida-based creationist Gary Parker has been featured in many newspaper articles over the years. The latest one in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune is pretty much standard feature-article fare. But it does offer voices that take his creationist beliefs to task, including … Continue reading

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Radio Exiles show is up

Florida Citizens for Science vice president Jonathan Smith was on Radio Exiles’ 7 Day Challenge show. Check it out. You can listen to it online or download the podcast.

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