Category Archives: Science

If you’re not a Radiolab listener, you should be

Today, while fighting to eradicating ranunculus from my garden and free-basing Radiolab podcasts (and yes, I did borrow that phrase from another Radiolab listener because there is simply no better way to describe it) I found a sweet spot.  The … Continue reading

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Things that work

Mitchell Bay, San Juan Island, October 2010 The years that I teach a Science Unit on Electricity, we start off learning about circuits.  How electricity has to have a pathway, how electricity likes to run in circles.  It’s all fine … Continue reading

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Arts and Sciences

When I was in college I worked in a microbiology research lab under a woman who a friend of mine has credited with running several of her good friends out of the field.  We worked with a beautiful alga with … Continue reading

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