education

Skepchick Sundaylies: Computer Gamer, Silent Spring, and Doodling Dongs

Skepchick Sundaylies: Computer Gamer, Silent Spring, and Doodling Dongs

Sunday Funnies: Adventures of Not-All-Man! (via Please Listen to Me); Girl Pants (via Sociological Images and Dumbing of Age) Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Go to the Computer! Elizabeth explains why the computer Crazy Stone is playing Go so well, and why it’s so impressive. The Physics Philes, lesson 93: Do the Wave Mechanical waves! How do they work? The Cool Kids: Why To Be One Olivia opi... »

ICYMI: Ann Freud, Quack of the Month, Science Demonstrations, and Attachment Parenting

ICYMI: Ann Freud, Quack of the Month, Science Demonstrations, and Attachment Parenting

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 91: Go with the Flow Mindy takes on Bernoulli’s equation and lives to tell the tale. Mad Art Lab Understanding the Lost Children: The Life and Science of Anna Freud Dale tells the story of ground-breaking child psychologist Anna Freud. Escéptica Raising Crows: Vitamin Supplements (en español) Elara takes a look at what pre-natal vitamin supplements d... »

ICYMI: Harry Potter, Ms. Marvel, Evolution Debate, and the First Gynecologist

ICYMI: Harry Potter, Ms. Marvel, Evolution Debate, and the First Gynecologist

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 85: Losing My Mechanical Energy Mindy discusses mechanical energy in damped oscillations. Medication: Remember to Ask Questions Olivia knows from personal experience the importance of getting complete information about medications. Hope for the Aftermath of the Creation “Museum” Fundraiser Debate Even though Ken Ham used the evolution debate as... »

ICYMI: Emmy Noether, Stay-at-Home Dads, and the War on Experts

ICYMI: Emmy Noether, Stay-at-Home Dads, and the War on Experts

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 84: My Damp Collection Mindy examines how oscillations slow to a stop. What it Means to be a Woman in Nerd Culture: The Fake Geek Girl Alice discusses one aspect of what it’s like to be a lady nerd. Mad Art Lab What Can You Tell from a Color-Coded Chromosome? Color-coded cells are beautiful, but they also help expose complicated biology. Emmy Noether... »

SoD Cross Post: Perspective

SoD Cross Post: Perspective

The following was originally posted by Jennifer at School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. Teaching is all about perspective. January 23rd, 2014 changed mine. Thursday January 23rd was truly a perfect storm day for me. It started when I arrived at school and I realized that, as I was about to get out of my car, the thing that I needed to bring for my 4th period class was sitti... »

ICYMI: January 5 – January 11 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: January 5 – January 11 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Eavesdropping on Computers for Fun and Profit Elisheba discusses a new paper that analyzes the noises created by computers. How Our Stance on Bullying Echoes the Adult World Grimallkin has noticed parallels between how we handle bullying and the criminal justice system, and it’s not flattering. The United States: Where Men are Men and Women are Girls It’s... »

ICYMI: December 8 – December 14 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: December 8 – December 14 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 77: Return of Hooke’s Law Mindy continues her lessons in periodic motion. Mad Art Lab Lab Track: Make a Circuit with Me Ashley highlights a song from the 1970s that makes extensive use of electrical engineering imagery. A Brief Overview of Last Night’s Twitter Fiasco and Why Blocking is Important Elizabeth explains why changes to Twitter’... »

ICYMI: December 1 – December 7 on the Skepchick Network

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 expe... »

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