Science, Evolution and Education::
Life in the coming post-petroleum oil-free second Stone Age: Many experts say that we have already consumed over half of the world's known oil reserves and that we are rapidly using up the rest: Our coming life without oil: oops, no gasoline, no cars, no SUVs, no more commercial fertilizers, no more food transport, no more computer chips, no more personal computers and no more plastics... Post-petroleum stone age
The Ancestor's Tale: Check out the brilliant and very readable new book by Richard Dawkins (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004). The Ancestor's Tale
A search engine dedicated to science: Scirus search engine - for science information
RFIDs: Radio Frequency IDentification tags/chips/systems (RFIDs) RFIDs
The Beak of the Finch
Read The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan Weiner (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995). This fine book may be found in many public libraries. If it is not available, request a copy via the Inter Library Loan (ILL) program. There is usually only a small charge for this service. This book may also be purchased used through ABEbooks ABEbooks search or new through retail bookstores and Internet bookstores.
Friends of public libraries sometimes run used bookstores to support their favorite public libraries. friends of the library
UC Berkeley's web site on evolution for teachers: UC Berkeley's web site on evolution for teachers
Grade inflation Grade inflation 8 April 2004
High school diplomas in California without even passing elementary algebra. Brilliant. No algebra 6 April 2004
Algebra, algebra, where art thou? Algebra 13 March 2004
My personal essay on Daylight Savings Time along with some internet links on the subject:
Daylight Savings all year around Daylight savings all year around
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