Here's a list of what we're reading (and annotating) in science.
- Life on Earth, David Attenborough
- Full House, Stephen Jay Gould
- Evolution 101, Judith Scotchmoor and 21 other authors (Cal-Berkeley)
- Flanagan's Version, Dennis Flanagan
- Why We Get Sick, Nesse & Williams
- Gus, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond
- Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman
- Silent Spring & Environmentalism, Eliza Griswold
- Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
- The Far Side, Gary Larson
Here's a sampling of what we're doing in science.
- defining, conducting activities, writing, and developing projects on natural selection, adaptation, mutation, evolution, and genetics
- conducting experiments on symbiotic relationships
- visiting the U of M drosophila lab
- visiting the Food Forest
Here's a First XI of what we're asking in science.
- What is the difference between evolution and adaptation?
- What are the means by which natural selection occurs?
- How do these concepts apply to fields other than science?
- What is the difference between a mutation and a mutant?
- What is symbiosis?
- How does science drive social change?
- Why do we get sick?
- What is a hox gene, and why would anyone want a luminescent fruit fly?
- What was the process by which corn was created in Aztlan?
- What is the relationship between magic and science?