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How do we engage young people in science: My response

Earlier this week the following item was put up on science blogs New Zealand. http://sciblogs.co.nz/guestwork/2016/01/27/how-do-we-engage-young-people-in-stem This is my reply. Subsequent to reading this blog I spent time reading the Curious Minds Report. Certainly a useful report, wonderful that progress is … Continue reading

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Building Curiosity – YouTube

I am just amazed by this youtube video from the PBS USA digital. Certainly I agree that curiosity is one of my most important values; much more than keeping safe. Really. That is a serious question one I need to … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Super Stellar Reply To Girl’s Question About Learning Disabilities

Recently Neil DeGrass Tyson was asked if dyslexia was a barrier to scientists. He explained that, no it is not, and that additionally many learning and social disabilities are also not a huge barrier. A humane and thoughtful response. I … Continue reading

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A Universe Not Made For Us HD: Carl Sagan on religion, geocentrism [Carl Sagan Tribute Series] – YouTube

A Universe Not Made For Us HD: Carl Sagan on religion, geocentrism [Carl Sagan Tribute Series] – YouTube.   Sustainability and beauty. However, science and art; beauty, require accurate vision, real vision. The scientific worldview of: question; testing/experiment and data … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson voiceover

Neil deGrasse was asked, “What is the most astounding fact”?  This is his answer.  I have known this reality for many years, particularly since teaching junior science class at high school.  We are star stuff – literally.  That is a … Continue reading

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