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When understanding science concepts becomes especially important

There is nothing like a family illness for making the point that it is important for the average person to have a basic understanding of science concepts. Several recent hospitalizations among family and friends have made me aware of how much there is for me to learn about medical science and engineering, even though I […]

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Farm, frogs, and weather—children making connections

There was a farm set on the light table and there were tadpoles in an aquarium nearby. One child (in the Green Frog class of course) was taken with the frog-to-tadpole sequence models and wanted to add them to the farm set-up. I asked, “Don’t they need some water?” and he said he would add […]

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