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For the Health of a Good Mind is a Good Book

The other day I embarked on yet another trip to the library. Yes, I’m a book nerd. However, instead of searching upstairs in my usual hub of nonfiction shelves I investigated the downstairs room of books-to-be-abandoned for $1 to $2 each. It was sad. Sometimes I check shelves to reread certain books that I grew … Continue reading For the Health of a Good Mind is a Good Book

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Why lack of science literacy?

Why the Lack of Science Literacy in North America?

Warning: pet peeve-worthy opinionated content ahead. Lately I have come across several articles trying to pinpoint why—and how to work with—students who lose interest in science. Some articles take a generalist angle and talk about we need to make science more hands-on in the classroom, while others address a somewhat mysterious drop in interest around … Continue reading Why the Lack of Science Literacy in North America?