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    There are sparrows in my yard! What can I do? Part 2

    Our local sparrows

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    There are sparrows in my yard! What can I do? Part 1

    the house sparrow (Passer domesticus)

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    Museumifying a student project

    What I learned in a recent MOOC

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    Mitochondria and Atrial fibrillation – A project idea

    a preliminary mind map

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    Chocolate makes me sneeze

    Can I blame Neanderthals?

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    Preparing for the Summer Sun

    Melanoma or an ordinary mole?

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    Science Odyssey - celebrating science in Canada

    Ten days of discovery and innovation

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    The Pandas are here

    ... at the Calgary Zoo!

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    Genome Alberta Award Winners 2018

    …outstanding young scientists

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    UCalgary’s Mini Med School

    it’s back to class!

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    The Drum Role of a Northern Flicker

    the flickers are back in town!

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    Using flat earthism to teach scientific models

    ...and critical thinking

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    Ethical issues at Canadian science fairs

    Youth Science Canada protocols

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    Ethical lessons from a friendly octopus

    How many hands did I put up?

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    Olympic athletes: Performance-enhancing epigenetics?

    once a cheat...

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    Science Fair Season in Alberta 2018

    who will win the Genome Alberta awards?

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    Oil Powers a new 'STEAM' project

    Sandra Sawatzky's ‘The Black Gold Tapestry’

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    Genomics 2017: A year on our blogs - Genome Alberta

    We did a lot this year!

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    Titanic Belfast: Seeking Science in Northern Ireland

    Science at the world's number one tourist attraction

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    International Microbiome Centre and the Scientific Method

    science clearly communicated

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    Reading the Rocks: A review

    A group biography by Brenda Maddox

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    Dan Brown’s Origin

    No spoilers, just background information

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    Learning about Mass Extinction Events

    comets, asteroids and volcanoes

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    Genomics at the Wallace line

    still relevant today!

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    Putting the A in STEM

    learning science from art history

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    Project based learning? Some thoughts before you start

    Why do a Science Fair

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    Canada: An Education Superpower

    reasons to celebrate

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    Using the Solar Eclipse as a Learning Opportunity

    Adding some personal experiences

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    Insulin: A story of drama and intrigue

    It took teamwork!

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    Gerry’s Gene Scene 26 ~ Shark Week

    Entertaining science TV this summer

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    Seeking Science at Tower Bridge

    an immersive lesson in Structure and Design

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    Seeking Science at the Wellcome Collection

    satisfy your incurable curiosity

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    Herding Hemingway's Cats

    a review of Kat Arney's book

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    WildSmart makes you Bear Smart

    Staying safe on the trails

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    Field Trips in Alberta’s Grasslands

    focusing students on a few features of the biome

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    Genome Alberta Award Winners 2017

    And the winners are…

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    NASA's Big Announcement About 'Oceans Beyond Earth'

    exploring space is a big science!

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    A sure sign of spring on the prairies

    #crocuswatch17 In search of that first crocus

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    Boxing, curling and big data – are there answers to grade inflation?

    Scoring a 90!

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    Science on Sulphur Mountain for Canada150

    celebrate Canada150 with a trip to the mountains

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    A Day at Darwin's House

    Celebrating Darwin Day

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    What we can learn from ‘tree man syndrome’- a rare disease.

    genes for intracellular zinc homeostasis

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    Why do we study Queen Victoria in Bio class? A Case Study in Hemophilia

    Insights into a genetic mutation

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    Science Fair Season in Alberta 2017

    This is where it’s happening!

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    Discover Math Sense: It’s Important

    It doesn’t mean we quit doing basic math

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    Genomics 2016: A year on our blogs - Genome Alberta

    The variety of science topics we explored this year

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    Adapting to Daylight Saving and other Stresses

    Preparing myself for the winter solstice

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    Genetic Testing – Would you trade your lederhosen for a kilt?

    Or does family history mean something?

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    Seven Skeletons – Lydia Pyne : a review

    The story of seven fossil celebrities

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    Gerry’s Gene Scene 25 – Inferno

    Vlog comments on the movie Inferno

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    The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee – a review

    Science educators, this book is for you!

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    Alberta’s Curriculum going into a review process

    Preparing our students for success!

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    The Flu – I got the shot

    Who is at risk? Perhaps you!

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    Nickle at Noon - Campus Collections Pecha Kucha

    Using museum collections to enhance teaching and learning

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    Rock Hard Science

    It’s not Beakerhead, but for Canmore, it’s close.

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    02XCESS - A philosophy of education and more

    02XCESS –More than a vanity plate, it’s a recommended philosophy of education and of life.

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    Larch Season in the Canadian Rockies

    It’s the time to observe the colours of the alpine larch, Larix lyallii

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    Gerry’s Gene Scene 24 – Celebrating our young scientists

    Talking to some top young scientists -what they have to say about their HYRS experience.

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    Making plans for the next school year? Think RLO

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    Gerry's Gene Scene 23 - Wolves and Coyotes

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    Precision medicine: parallels in education?

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    Why visit Botanical Gardens this Summer?

    Now that the summer is here, we will have a lot more time for enjoying the outdoors, and public gardens are of especial interest to many of us. Even though it is a very short season in Alberta, we have many superb gardens that enhance our enjoyment and our education.

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    A visit to Micropia - a new museum of the invisible in Amsterdam

    If I were to ask you where in the world you would expect to find a museum dedicated to microorganisms, you would probably guess Holland since that is the country of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. He is known to most every school student as the Dutch lens grinder who discovered what he called animalcules, and is considered the ‘father of microbiology’ in introductory biology texts. Arriving at Schiphol airport, I made my way to the baggage hall and there on the wall was a massive advertising poster beckoning me to visit the new museum showing the invisible, Micropia. As I awaited my luggage, I quickly connected to the WiFi and visited their website. “That’s where I’m going to spend my day in Amsterdam” I declared.

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    Science celebrated across Canada - Science Odyssey

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    University of Calgary at 50 - Alumni Weekend

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    My Experience at the 2016 Calgary Youth Science Fair - Lilian Zhang

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    Genome Alberta salutes young Alberta scientists

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    More Genome Alberta Award Winners

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    Science Fair Season in Alberta continues

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    Gerry’s Gene Scene 22 – Knock-out genes

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    Infinitesimal: how a dangerous mathematical theory shaped the modern world – a review

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    Celebrating #WomenInSTEM

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    Reading the News about Zika virus

    Are headlines overstating the Zika threat? Here are some tips on how to read about the Ziak virus.

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    Science vs Technology vs Societal Issues: What’s the difference?

    How would you address these questions in your science class?

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    Science Fair Season in Alberta 2016

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