Category Archives: Science

Breaking Good

Late night cravings, secret sneakings. Just me, butter, sugar, cream, And vanilla-not imitation. Patience and a vintage thermometer Slowly creeps to firm-ball stage Carmel, you’re Chemistry perfection. Advertisements

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Divided Brain

I’ve been reading Iain McGilchrist’s The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning: Why We Are So Unhappy . It’s an essay that not only helps us understand the scientific functioning of our brains, but the existence we experience because … Continue reading

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Relativity

It’s been about 500 years since people began to realize WE weren’t the center of the universe. However, it still hits us in the gut sometimes. Here is a question I posed to high school freshman, and their parenthetical outbursts: … Continue reading

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“Horsicles”, or “Oh Man, why art thou so hairless”

Navigating through a wintry mix over snow-packed roads made me a little smug today… Brave.  Even with 4-wheel drive. Determined. Even cocooned in the climatized, 86-degree truck cab. Battling the elements. Until, I pulled up and saw the horsicles in the pasture. That’s right, … Continue reading

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Good Fun Science

Reason why I love teaching #9: Kids make everything fun This demo really isn’t all that. With a better-bubble-blower I could momentarily explode the ceiling. But I love combustion regardless because the KIDS make it fun. They shout. They stand … Continue reading

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Utilizing science in the search for Bigfoot

I saw this story this morning on KTVB, my local news. Quick recap: a professor at the University of Idaho is going to build this airship to locate Bigfoot. Unanswered question I have after watching this video: Has Bigfoot been spotted in … Continue reading

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