SkS Weekly Digest #11

SkS Highlights

Eco-fiction made its first appearance on SkS in the chilling introduction to Where have all the people gone? authored by Daniel Bailey. Kudos to Bailey for breaking new ground.  

Toon of the Week

The Week in Review

  • Soil Carbon in the Australian Political Debate (Part 1 of 2) (Alan Marshall)
  • OA not OK part 16: Omega (Doug Mackie)
  • Blaming nature for the CO2 rise doesn't add up (Mark R)
  • OA not OK part 15: No accounting for taste (Doug Mackie)
  • Murry Salby - Confused About The Carbon Cycle (Rob Painting)
  • Two more reviews of Climate Change Denial (John Cook)
  • The Ridley Riddle Part Three: Like a Northern Rock (Andy S)
  • Climate Denial Video #5: Settled science and impossible expectations (John Cook)
  • Christy Crock #7: Expensive and inaccessible (Part 2) (Sarah)
  • Christy Crock #7: People Need Fossil Fuel Energy (Part 1) (Sarah)
  • Skeptical Science Helps Students Debunk Climate Myths (John Cook)
  • The Last Interglacial Part Three - Melting Ice and Rising Seas (Steve Brown & JG)
  • Where have all the people gone? (Daniel Bailey)
  • Climate Denial Video #4: The favourite weapon of deniers, cherry picking (John Cook)
  • Coming Soon...

    SkS in the News

    How we know we're causing global warming in a single graphic was re-posted on Climate Progress

    Ocean Cooling Corrected, Again was re-posted on Climate Progress and Richard Dawkins' blog

    Lessons from Past Climate Predictions: Wallace Broecker was re-posted on Climate Progress

    ClimateSight reviewed Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand

    SkS Spotlights

    The Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, DC offers an interactive learning experience specifically designed for teenagers and adults, including supplemental teaching materials and school field trips.

    The museum has identified unique, inquiry-based activities related to its Global Warming and DNA exhibits that are designed for middle and high-school students and adhere to the National Academies’ National Science Education Standards.

    The Koshland Science Museum will offer structured field trips for middle and high school classes beginning in the 2004-2005 school year. Students choose to focus on either global warming or DNA then divide into teams to explore the museum’s exhibits. Afterward, students participate in a peer-teaching exercise that culminates in a whole class discussion focused on a specific question.

    Field Trip Overview provides a general description of a field trip visit.

    Posted by John Hartz on Monday, 15 August, 2011

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