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Wordless Wednesday: Happy Thanksgiving

Originally posted at Urban Science Adventures! © I took these photos at Litszinger Road Ecology Center (an Urban Nature Reserve) spring 2006.Two Tom Turkeys (males) facing off.

November 21, 2012 — DNLee

Black may not crack, but it can sunburn

Dr. Rubidium at Thirty-Seven drops some serious science dispelling the myth that Black folk don't get sunburn.In verse 3 of Clique , Kanye re-interates this myth.

November 20, 2012 — DNLee
Wordless Wednesday: Open Window Bricked In

Wordless Wednesday: Open Window Bricked In

I was in Tanzania for less than a week and our vehicle broke down on the way to get supplies to lay out the trapping grid. As we waited for help, I stood by this house to get some shade.  I wasn’t sure if it was an incomplete structure or if someone was living it [...]..

November 14, 2012 — DNLee

Wordless Wednesday: The New Face of STEM

They ask me what I do and who I do it for. Them. These were some of the students I had the pleasure of sharing science with when I was an NSF GK12 Fellow at Normandy Senior High School.

November 7, 2012 — DNLee

Had enough Halloween treats? Sell that candy and donate the money to donors choose

Testimonies of Donors Choose Givers.Ms. Dupee's Science class of Riverview Gardens High School in St. Louis, Missouri "I helped because I'm a strong believer in Applied Sciences education." ~ LB from Missouri "Students learn in different ways - visual aids will be of special benefit to students that learn that way and engage students in an otherwise media flooded world (19th century pedagogy doesn't work so well anymore)." ~ PM from North Carolina Mrs...

November 2, 2012 — DNLee

My appeal to you for Donors Choose 2012

Our public education system is in straits. Regrettably we have to host fundraisers to get basic supplies and equipment to help many classrooms. For students in advanced grades or subjects, funds are needed to bring relevant science and engineering lessons to them...

November 1, 2012 — DNLee

Will Giant Mutant Rats overrun NYC in Sandy s wake

In all of the excitement and concern in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, many people’s attentions have turned to rats?So What Happened to All of the Subway Rats?The Ratpocalypse Has Been CanceledDid NYC rats survive hurricane Sandy?And one that hits a little closer to home:It spurred some comments, mostly tongue-in-cheek and humorous – after all this is what Luvvie’s stock and trade.But I see many opportunities for this to be a learning moment...

October 31, 2012 — DNLee

#DispatchesDNLee: Headed Home

I'm headed back home. I the moment that this blog will post, I am probably in the air or in a line somewhere in Europe. Visiting Africa was a dream and the research was great.

September 23, 2012 — DNLee

Wordless Wednesdays: Photogenic Palms

I think I have found my photographic calling, taking pictures of palm trees. I swear they love my camera.I am actually considering submitting one of my Golden Palm photos to the National Geographic Photo contest...

September 19, 2012 — DNLee
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