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Every year, I make a point of rounding up students in my department and encouraging them to volunteer one evening judging our local science fair. This year, the fair was held at the start of April, and featured over 200 …The post Judging science fairs: 10/10 Privilege, 0/10 Ability appeared first on Sci-Ed.
There is an unexplainable phenomenon in the zoo world. People will pass by an exhibit with an incredibly unique animal in it and barely give it a glance. Put a human in there, even just cleaning the glass with a …The post Why Don’t You Love What I Love? appeared first on Sci-Ed.
Lemurs had their 15 minutes of fame, back when DreamWork’s Madagascar came out in 2005. This year it’s time for IMAX Island of Lemurs: Madagascar to shine a spotlight on this primates. We discussed before how nature documentaries influence the …The post Do lemurs like to move it-move it? (video) appeared first on Sci-Ed.
Their ghostly eyes are lovely windows to their souls. Lemurs are primates – they have long tails, tree-climbing hands, and incredible curiosity. At least that’s what I encountered on my visit to the Duke Lemur Center (sponsored by Owen Software…The post Sci-Ed joins Lemur Week (video) appeared first on Sci-Ed.
Here in Sci-Ed we like to link science with popular topics, so we can draw in some more resistant learners. Atif posted about NHL Hockey for teaching statistics, and I wrote about NFL football (specifically on how football …The post Gust Post: The NBA family tree appeared first on Sci-Ed.
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