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Archives for May, 2009

Quick update from RL: ScienceWoman is dealing with some intense stuff in the real world, and while she may or may not blog about it, might benefit from some shout-outs of encouragement from any readers so inclined. Go ahead, I’ll wait… [good vibes being sent to SW ...... NOW!] I have 3 posts in my…

Remember Bill Nye the Science Guy, that television popularizer of science for kids? Maybe it’s time to give him an update and a facelift. That’s the goal of Susan the Scientist, a project of Dr. Susan Reslewic, who is launching a new blog, myspace, and youtube presence to (in her words): teach ‘citizen science’ to…

SciWo reports from grading jail

Alice is right, I have been locked in grading jail. For my amusement, and for the sake of posting something, here’s a look at how I’ve been doing my hard time: Number of intro-level papers graded: 72 Number of intro-level papers to go: 0 (WooHoo!) Number of multiple choice questions ready to go in Blackboard…

Luckily, there is a new Scientiae!

ScienceWoman and I are either approaching or inhabiting grading jail, I think. I’m working on grading 30 teams’ first-year design projects where teams of 4 had to design a procedure to calculate the energy footprint of a building/system on campus (related to this post). On Friday, we summed up all the systems (overlooking that there…

Minnow helps me revise a paper