The Petri Dish
cosmosontv:

Take the Cosmos Quest!
Students and teachers - Make COSMOS part of your learning experience. Download the study guide to Episode 4.

cosmosontv:

Take the Cosmos Quest!

Students and teachers - Make COSMOS part of your learning experience. Download the study guide to Episode 4.

Digital Badges for Adult Learners

How can adult learners benefit from digital badges? A report by Jonathan Finkelstein (Credly), Erin Knight (Mozilla Foundation), and Susan Manning (Univ. Wisconsin).

Direct link to PDF report

kqedscience:

Bill Nye: I Took Astronomy From Carl Sagan

Bill Nye explains how he took an astronomy class from Carl Sagan and carries on his legacy in a video from NOVA’s Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers series.

Bill Nye and Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan’s Cosmos animation of the unbroken chain of species that became humans - brilliantly done and accompanied by Bach’s Partita for Solo Violin No. 3

kqedscience:

Happy Pi Day!
(via Dinosaur Comics)

22/7 for #PiDay: “Failure is just success rounded down.”

kqedscience:

Happy Pi Day!

(via Dinosaur Comics)

22/7 for #PiDay: “Failure is just success rounded down.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson on scientific literacy

Ames test trial | American River College - Western Sierra Collegiate Academy Science Fair Project

Ames test culture media prep

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Add E. coli test strain to plates

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Add test disc to bacterial plate

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Watch bacteria (Pseudomonas syringae) turn water into ice > story from Boing Boing

Wildlife crossing in Banff National Park. Story on CBC Quirks & Quarks

Wildlife crossing in Banff National Park. Story on CBC Quirks & Quarks