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ICYMI: April 14 – April 20 on the Skepchick Network

It’s time to get up, get going, and get reading all the sweet things you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Fine. I’ll wait ’til you get your coffee. BUT HURRY.

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 44: Challenge Accepted Part 2
Mindy completes the black hole physics challenge issued to her via Facebook.

I’m Not Saying it was Aliens: Misadventures in Self-Diagnosis
Eddy woke up with a cut on his foot. Obviously he was abducted by aliens.

Speak Your Mind: Questions in Tragedy
How do you talk to young people about national tragedies? If you are a young person, how do you want adults to talk to you about them?

Mad Art Lab

Crazy Clouds Captured!
Gigi is a little freaked out by bad weather, but managed to keep her cool long enough to capture these amazing cloud photos.

Drabble Lab Round 2: Truth
Read the round 1 winner and runners up and contribute!

“Present Shock,” Game of Thrones, and Stories that Never End
What does our love of never-ending stories tell us about ourselves?


AI: Awe, and Science
Have you ever experienced wonder outside of a religious context?

AI: The Stories We Tell
What stories have influenced you the most?

Skepchick Norge

Synthetic Zombie Cakes! (på norsk)
Ingvild investigates the claim that food that doesn’t go bad when left out does so because it is full of preservatives.

School of Doubt

Saul and the Flying Spaghetti Monster
Atheism is still taboo, but Tori hopes her students are ready to entertain the idea someday.

Jesus Loves Me This I Know, for My Good Grades Tell Me So
Alasdair’s school is required to have religious assemblies, and he doesn’t like it.

Lesson Plan: Bringing Citizen Science into the Classroom
Hey teachers! Get your students to map the moon!

Featured image credit: Juliana Coutinho


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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