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ICYMI: December 1 – December 7 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 76: Oscillation Vacation
Mindy starts learning about periodic motion.

Suspension of Disbelief: Day of the Doctor
Olivia reviews the 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor Who.

Mad Art Lab

Cursebrand – Chapter 16
Ryan’s fantasy novel continues…

Getting Groped – Gender Bias and Gender Bending
Ryan discusses the physical harassment he experienced as Slave Leo.

Escéptica

Bios: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (en español)
In this month’s bio, we meet the woman who discovered what stars are made of.

Pythagoras vs. Ovid (en español)
The new Spanish curriculum proposed to keep Latin and leave math as an elective. What should be considered useful knowledge for students?

GIF of the Week: The Hummingbird Hawk-Moth (en español)
Meet this amazing little guy.

Skepchick SE

How a Feminist Became a Mother (på svenska)
Anna describes her personal fears and doubts about becoming a mother, and how nothing about it was like she expected.

Evil Chemicals, Nurturing Nature (på svenska)
Felicia shares some musings on the theme “a molecule is a molecule is a molecule”, painkillers, and how to bleach your hair with honey.

Queereka

Tom Daley and Bisexual Invisibility in the Media
The media has labeled Tom Daley as gay, and that’s a problem.

School of Doubt

Pop Quiz: What Do You Wear to Work?
How do your sartorial choices effect your teaching?

Pop Quiz: How Do You Stay Organized?
What are your favorite organization or productivity techniques?

Pop Quiz: When Parents Attack
How do you deal with aggressive parents?

Skepchick Events

MA: Skeptics in the Pub
Come see singer/songwriter Dan Hart at the Boston SitP.

MA: Boston Skeptics Book Club: Better Angels of Our Nature
Join the Boston Skeptics for a live companion discussion of the Skepchick Book Club.

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Mindy

Mindy

Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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