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mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory
This was not part of our initial summer vacation plans: It was a possible Plan C that turned into Plan A that turned into one of the most well-received five hours of our family vacation in Minneapo...
7/23/12 at 10:20 PM mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 10:13 PM
mama mondays: pirates, polar bears and prehistory 7/23/12 at 6:26 AM
Watching the sky for giants.
My grand plan for this summer was to, each day, spend a little time on one subject - math, science, handwriting, history/geography. So far, that hasn't happened exactly as planned, probably partially ...
6/22/12 at 12:27 PM
Cells and Stem Cells
I realized that I havent done one of my science made simple blogs for awhile. I dont know if anyone really finds them useful, but since I enjoy writing on these topics, I still do them on occasion an...
6/15/12 at 8:48 PM
Using ArcGIS to understand Water Quality, Watersheds, Streamflow
With the increased use of smart phones, GPS (global positioning systems) and ipads, understanding the dynamics between human activity and watershed function becomes more viable in the classroom. Check...
5/18/12 at 9:28 AM Open rivers -monitoring season has begun! 3/21/12 at 2:59 PM
Want to become a stream or lake monitor? 3/19/12 at 9:53 AM
Become Part of N.D’s Climatological History
Its fun, easy and only takes five minutes a day. North Dakotans can become part of the states climatological history by becoming volunteers for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoR...
3/7/12 at 12:23 PM Wind Lessons Make Big Impression 2/15/12 at 8:10 AM
District partners with educational entities to form ESTEEM Consortium
Moorhead Area Public Schools has partnered with five other educational entities in the Fargo-Moorhead area to develop the ESTEEM Consortium (Encouraging Science, Technology, Engineering, Entreprene...
1/30/12 at 3:34 PM
Jamestown College announces major gifts toward science building project
Jamestown College has announced a $3 million gift from Margaret Thielsch, East Greenwich, R.I., toward the construction of a new science and nursing laboratory complex adjacent to Orlady Hall. Origin...
10/24/11 at 1:33 PM
Degrees Employers Want
Trying to decide what to major in during college? In 2010, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a large consulting firm, asked 100 human resource professionals which degrees have the best chance of helpi...
5/17/11 at 6:23 AM
A woman can do the choosing
Imagine this, amongst a toy-packed playroom, a young girl plays with her favorite doll, wrapping it in a warm, fuzzy blanket, feeding it a make-believe bottle. It is quite possible she is envisioning ...
5/10/11 at 11:59 AM
SHS is history ... at SDSU, that is
Republicans have wanted to hear for years that Stephanie Herseth Sandlin was history. Monday night, she gave them their wish. Sorta. Herseth Sandlin gave a Harding Lecture at SDSU Monday night and b...
4/12/11 at 11:15 AM Daugaardâ€™s homework 9/14/10 at 3:13 PM
Eyes wide open
I spent a couple of days in the Twin Cities last week for the University of Minnesota's U-Lead Advisory program, and once again, I was excited to take part in some tours - this time visiting the Unive...
3/14/11 at 10:10 PM
Weekend Baking: Bittersweet Brownies with Orange Creme Frosting
I wasn't planning to use creamy, sweet and tart Orange Creme to frost brownies. With a small bowl of the creme remaining after a couple of practice runs making Cherries Jubilee to prepare for the dinn...
3/4/11 at 6:54 AM Dessert on fire 3/2/11 at 2:05 PM
Areavoices Digest #20 - From Scottish chemists to Minnesota politicians
Welcome back to our weekly look at areavoices blogs you might want to review. Three have been around for awhile. Two are brand spankin' new. Enjoy! The Corner Bar - http://cornerbar.areavoices.com- "A...
2/23/11 at 11:28 AM
Science Cafe presents "Better living through plants. Are biorefineries next panacea?"
The debate between the viability of fossil resources and biomass is the topic of the next Science Caf on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in Stokers Basement, Hotel Donaldson. Mukund P. Sibi, university distinguish...
1/28/11 at 1:54 PM Next Science CafÃ© explores life of Einstein 10/4/10 at 9:09 AM
Keeping the Eavesdropper Out of Your Credit Card Business: The Mathematics of Internet Security 9/2/10 at 10:17 AM
Dr. Stickler Named Environmental Educator of the Year
Dr. Joseph Stickler of Valley City State University accepted the 2010 "ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR" Trees Award at the Trees Bowl and Awards Ceremony held in Fargo on November 13, 2010. Nominat...
11/17/10 at 9:02 AM