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Captain Kirk calls me on Zoom for science lessons

BBC News 28 Jun 2022
Sir David MacMillan's Nobel prize, and giving away his prize money, made him a celebrity scientist ... .

Traveling with kids this summer? Here are 5 nature-themed workbooks to keep them off their screens

Vail Daily 27 Jun 2022
Here are four suggestions for workbooks that avoid the reading, writing and arithmetic lessons in favor of nature, science and sustainability ... Some lessons are very simple and will make perfect sense to kids – like always opting for the waffle cone rather than taking their ice cream in a dish ... Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook Southwest.

Karnataka textbook row: BJP bows down to criticism, orders rectification

The Siasat Daily 27 Jun 2022
The state government has also noted that the lessons on social reformers Kanakadasa and Purandaradasa, have been trimmed in the seventh standard social science textbooks and it has directed the publication of full chapters on them ... It has directed to drop the line in the lesson on ...

K’taka makes 8 tweaks in revised textbooks

The Times of India 27 Jun 2022
The government has effected eight corrections, including addition of the phrase ‘Architect of the Constitution' to BR Ambedkar in the chapter ‘Our Constitution' in the Class 9 Social Science - Part 1 textbook ... * Inclusion of lesson on Basavanna in chapter ‘India's Social Reformers' in Social Science Part 1 for Class 9.

Nobel laureate: Captain Kirk calls me for science lessons

BBC News 27 Jun 2022
In the eight months since he was awarded the Nobel prize for chemistry, life has taken some unexpected turns for Prof Sir David MacMillan ... He added ... As an undergraduate student he was a "crammer" for exams who "enjoyed university life" and had not expected to ever gain one of science's most coveted prizes ... More on this story ... .

How social sciences can help accelerate the climate movement

GreenBiz 27 Jun 2022
While these skills are critical to the climate movement, have called on the social sciences to play a more central role in helping us address the climate crisis. The social sciences are concerned with the study of human behavior and the societies we form ... Behavioral science ... Behavioral science is the scientific study of human behavior.

It’s time to forge a transatlantic clean technology alliance

The Hill 27 Jun 2022
They are also discussing how to tackle skyrocketing fuel prices, and how the U.S ... Twelve months later, little has happened, despite the tremendous potential — and the urgency — of such an initiative ... U.S ... Yellowstone’s innovative flood response offers a lesson for all national parks Reopening Florida corals to fishing defies science and economics ... .

Drone tech takes off with inclusion in school syllabus

The Star 26 Jun 2022
ISKANDAR PUTERI. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) syllabus in schools is expected to also include lessons related to the drone industry and technology in the future, says Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. Read full story ... .

Op-Ed: The rise of tech unions shows workers reckoning with reality

The Los Angeles Times 26 Jun 2022
This month, workers at an Apple store in Maryland voted to unionize, another signal that the labor movement is gaining momentum at tech companies ... “We love our jobs ... Opinion Op-Ed ... The union victory for Apple’s retail workers carries lessons for Apple’s engineers too. Theodore Kim is an associate professor of computer science at Yale University ... Wade.

Oklahoma teachers participate in a week-long OWP workshop

The Duncan Banner 25 Jun 2022
During the afternoons, the teachers and the consultants would work in different areas around the Heritage Center to write lesson plans. Lesson plans include art, Oklahoma history and more ... Farrar said she’s been impressed with the lesson plans that integrate art, literacy, mathematics, science and earth sciences in flexible lesson plans.

Children’s Discovery Museum puts a lot of fun in its fundraiser

East Bay Times 25 Jun 2022
The Valley of Heart’s Delight and Silicon Valley will both get their due at the “Apricot STEM Fair” on July 16 at the Los Altos History Museum, which combines science, technology, engineering and math activities with lessons on the region’s agricultural past.

Teachers learn about mining

Elko Daily Free Press 25 Jun 2022
... knowledge of earth sciences, how to analyze information to develop lesson plans, and highlighted the importance of mining and its role in today’s society.

This Is the Best Evidence Yet That Anti-Vaxxers Kill

The Daily Beast 24 Jun 2022
Science led the way ... This study highlights what we have known all along, yet with numbers of such magnitude, we can only hope they can move policymakers to heed some key lessons. First, science is a modern miracle ... Failure to support medical science is not only foolhardy; it is deadly. Incredibly, we still have not learned this lesson.

Zondo Commission evokes many questions

Independent online (SA) 24 Jun 2022
... that need to be ventilated in trying to unpack the lessons learnt from the Zondo Commission ... There are lessons to be learnt from this exercise going forward. * Mngomezulu is a professor of Political Science and Deputy Dean of Research at the University of the Western Cape.

Israeli scientists discover how to make elderly human skin young again

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jun 2022
Conducted by Dr. Aviad Keren, Dr. Yaniv Keren, Prof ... Ralf Paus of the University of Manchester, the study has just been published in the prestigious journal Science Advances published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science under the title “Human organ rejuvenation by VEGF-A. Lessons from the skin.”   ... Prof ... .

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