Monthly Archives: December 2014

Keep an eye on Collier County

A group of concerned citizens in Collier County, led by school board member Kelly Lichter, is taking on the self-appointed task of reviewing textbooks their school district uses. Here’s a news story about their efforts (be sure to watch the … Continue reading

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Florida Science News

I just read this very interesting article published in Science Daily┬áby the University of Texas Austin that was researched by scientist working on several Islands located just off the coast of Florida. This latest study is one of only a … Continue reading

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Science Standards revision schedule

Information about the Florida science standards revision process is available at this FloridaSTEM website. There is a video and some downloadable documents there. The important future fireworks dates to mark on your calendars: June 2016 — draft of standards released … Continue reading

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Dr. Dino’s new trial in January

News update: Trial for ‘Dr. Dino’ moved to January A Pensacola evangelist accused of attempting to block government sales of his forfeited property will stand trial in January. Kent Hovind, known as “Doctor Dino” for his views on creation and … Continue reading

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Article in Florida Scientist journal

The latest issue of the Florida Academy of Sciences‘ journal, Florida Scientist, was recently published and it was a special edition highlighting “citizen science programs in Florida.” I was invited to write an article about Florida Citizens for Science, which … Continue reading

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