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Telling the Scientific Method Story

Telling the Scientific Method Story | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
The science gap is huge. One of the biggest misconceptions hindering the advancement of scientific literacy in society is also one of the most crucial - the scientific method. And no wonder. Most p...
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Eli Levine's curator insight, February 10, 2014 2:08 PM

Indeed, there is no actual way of getting around hard facts, other than to deny them completely and rationalize it accordingly.  This is just a psychological maneuver, rather than anything that does anything to change the nature of our universe.  And it's shocking to me that so many people (including myself) can be guilty of this kind of ignorance.  The only difference between myself and, for example, a Young Earth Creatisionist, is that I acknowledge my potential to do this and, therefore, work to humble myself before the vast extension of knowledge and awareness that I cannot ever have.  They think they got all the answers, all lined up neat in a row.

 

And that's the difference.

 

Think about it.

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MyTH: Week 4 bacteria highlight: Geobacter spp.

Welcome to Week 4 of My Tiny Highlight (MyTH) series. This week I will focus on not a species. Instead, I will focus on a genera; Geobacter. Like the previous highlights, Geobacter are proteobacter...
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Cleaning up the Land: Introduction

Cleaning up the Land: Introduction | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
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New page on my science education website, Promontory Science Education Portal

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Science: Solving Mysteries One Clue at a Time

Science: Solving Mysteries One Clue at a Time | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
This past Tuesday, something mysterious and amazing happened. My wife noticed a strange deposit into our bank account; a large deposit: $1,400. She asked when I was supposed to be paid for somethin...
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Dedicated to my 'Good Samaritan'. Thank you...

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Best advice I received in grad school. Using Bioinformatics.

Best advice I received in grad school. Using Bioinformatics. | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
A blog about science, education, technology, and climate change (by Matt Russell)
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Let's fix science education: A Q&A with author Ainissa Ramirez

Let's fix science education: A Q&A with author Ainissa Ramirez | Science Education and Communication | Scoop.it
Ainissa Ramirez is afraid we've reached a crisis in education. Here, she explains.
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I am a firm believer in the premise of this, science is a story. We should make it as entertaining as possible to make it memorable and informative.

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