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13 February 2013

Five Things We Must Teach American Students About Science

This is the last of a three-part series of posts on the fundamental concepts of science we need to teach American students. Here is Part One and Part Two. People wrap themselves in their beliefs, and they do it so tightly that you can’t set them free. Not even the truth will set them free. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, they are even entitled to their opinion about progress, …


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11 February 2013

The Fundamentals Of Science That American Students Are Not Learning

There’s A Sucker Born Every Minute- Joseph Bessimer Con-Man Do you take vitamin C when you get a cold? Have you considered buying those pills for your prostate (hawked by a sports broadcaster on TV), or looked into  those copper bracelets that channel your body’s natural energy to make you feel more alive??  Having trouble sleeping and tried taking some melatonin, or some other “miracle cure”. If so, you’re not alone! A large percentage of Americans …


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