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Insects as the Food of the Future

You might cringe at the thought of eating insects – but for over 2 billion people on the planet, insects are a part of the everyday diet. With the human population expected to exceed 9 …

Science News Update: May 2nd

Science News for the Science Classroom Earliest Ancestor of Land Herbivores Discovered Eocasea martini never ate plants. At only 20 centimeters long, the 300-million year old synapsid- an ancient ancestor to today’s mammals- was entirely …
October 6 Science News

Science News Update: October 5th

    In our science news update for this week we take a look at hydrogen bonds, water on Mars, and the Ice Age movies. Plus a new section on updating the textbook and a …
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Science News Update: September 20th

  Favorites from our FaceBook Page Toxoplasma Alters the Brains of Mice Normally, mice do a fairly good job of avoiding this fate. That is because they can sense cat urine and avoid the area.  …

Science News Update: May 4th

Coelocanths, infectious disease and disappearing bees are featured in our latest science news update.  Several of you have been asking for links to science videos for use in  your classes, so this week we are …

Birdwing Grasshoppers in Belize

It is estimated that the rainforest houses over 50% of the biodiversity on Earth.  Scientists believe that there are millions of species still to be found in the rainforests.  Countries like Costa Rica have a …
Science in the News: January 21-25 2013

Science in the News: January 21-25 2013

From climate change to star-navigating beetles, there were some interesting science articles released during the week of January 21-25. Here are a few that we think are relevant for the science classroom: Quadruple helix DNA …