Category archives for Education

Parapsychology in higher ed

Catherine Watt, of the Koestler Parapsychology Unit at the University of Edinburgh, claims that teaching students how to study paranormal phenomena is “great…for stimulating critical thinking.” 

How to stop a rhino in its tracks

Since a number of other ScienceBloggers have posted lists of science websites for kids (Science sites for kids by Karmen; Online sources for hands-on chemistry for kids by Janet; Cool science sites for kids by Zuska; and Brain science is child’s play by Sandra), I thought I’d share this cool practical activity for a lesson…