I founded the HanzonScience™Center and wrote this Teachers Manual because I don’t want to just sell anothereducational toy. I want to get studentsexcited about science and enthusiastic about building new knowledge in theirown hearts and minds and actually doing some real research using all... Sign in to see full entry.
Educators and politicians as well as religious leaders are vexed by issues that have to be dealt with but cause a tremendous amount of hostility and lock up progress toward solutions because people don't want to violate eternal truths and revered practices. Somehow we have to take action of many... Sign in to see full entry.
I'm broke, as usual, having to wait a few weeks for checks from VWR Scientific for the Lou-Vee-Air ™ Cars they sell through their Catalogs like Sargent Welch, CENCO, Wards Natural Science, Edmund, SciKits, and so on. I am writing my Major Work right now, the 60+ Teacher's Manual for the 2009 version... Sign in to see full entry.
The famous Scopes trial of the 1930s concerned a young man who was recruited to be the subject of a classic trial in which the State would accuse him of teaching evolution to children. Star legal experts lined up to defend him, and a star prosecutor opposed them. Many thought that the issue was... Sign in to see full entry.
The following is what experts have been fearing, and it is deadly serious. I lifted it from today's news. You can search Google for the source. TWAINMAN British Study Predicts Catastrophic Climate Change Within 50 Years Posted by Danny Jensen on September 28, 2009 at 8:53 pm mcaretaker's Flickr... Sign in to see full entry.
Some of you have seen my sometimes "too-long" posts before, but this one includes a post from climateethics.org, which I hope you will read or at least skim. I am going to copy and post below the latest publication in climateethics.org, with a preface by my friend and co-contributor, Professor... Sign in to see full entry.
I'll be posting some activities using shapes made from old file folders (or any other cardstock paper like that). Plan: Gather folders, masking tape (1/2 inch is good - get 3M or Scotch brand or any really good - not cheap-o - tape. Get some scissors suitable for the age of the students. Look out... Sign in to see full entry.
Use household items to illustrate significant scientific concepts. Use "unbelievable" statements to grab attention. This can be done by anyone, anytime. Material: A candle - preferably the "votive light" kind because they burn a long time and are not likely to tip over. Steel wool - from the... Sign in to see full entry.
I chose as my trademark "HanzonScience" (TM) and I've used it pretty consistently for over ten years. It's nothing very original, except for the spelling. Simply put, it reflects this saying I heard: Hear something, you might remember it. Read something, you might be able to repeat it. Do something,... Sign in to see full entry.
July 17 and 18 I received three shocking forwards from lifetime friends I grew up with. I was so shocked at the racist venom in the forwards, which I assume the old friends find amusing and are not ashamed to forward to me, that I sent both of my friends into the Spam folder without a reply. Then a... Sign in to see full entry.