Posts Tagged: Science bitches!

Toads and Kids

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In late May, while Freyja took a nap, Sullivan and I went for a walk down the road. I didn’t really know where we were going to go, or what we were going to do; I think my initial thought was to go to the horse stables. Along the way, we found a hole, probably… Read more »

Ithaca Biodiesel

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Jamie, Greg, Brian

This past Sunday, upon my return to Ithaca from visiting family and friends, my Ithacan friend Greg offered to pick me up at the airport, where I had dropped off my rental car. On the way back, something caught Greg’s eye in downtown Ithaca and he quickly asked “Hey, do you mind if we stop… Read more »

Open letter to the Principal of a Kentucky school about Creationism

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Recently, I received this comment on my review of “Inner Fish”: This book is nothing but evolutionary propaganda and malarkey at best and rubbish and refuse at its worst. It espouses a THEORY that has yet to be definitively proven and offers meager and weak attempts to refute arguments against it. Reading this book only… Read more »

Contextual Learning

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One of my profs and I occasionally chat about his curriculum. This was his first year teaching at IU East and he’s still fine-tuning his style. The main roadblock he runs into, and I can totally understand, is that a lot of his students have a very nonchalant, sometimes completely ambivalent, attitude towards the course… Read more »

School: Week 1

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First week of classes (for me) is over. I’m taking the following courses: Organic Chemistry II with Lab component Introduction to Biology (aka “Biology 107″) Protein Purification / Synthesis First off this week was Organic II. My professor, Dr. Dhawale (“dah-WAH-leh”) had a medical procedure done at the end of last semester and is still… Read more »