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Our Blogger Panel At Duke

As promised, photos* from last Friday with ‘the Bloggerati‘. Here I’m in terrific company with Misha, Bora, and Abel over lunch in Durham: Bora and I chat with students about why we blog: * Special thanks to Abel for sharing the images!  For a terrific detailed description of the day, visit Terra Sigillata…

Dora Revealed

Here she is… You’ve read about the controversy and now it’s time to weigh in. According to Reuters, Dora will continue solving mysteries related to the environment, wildlife, and school while maintaining her sense of adventure. As I wrote last week, I hope the middle school aged explorer remains curious, clever, self confident, and kind.…

Yesterday, we considered the meaning of scientific literacy in America… or lack thereof. So let’s take this discussion one step further as it’s a particularly interesting topic. According to the National Academies: Scientific literacy is the knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts and processes required for personal decision making, participation in civic and cultural affairs,…