"My job is to teach them how to think, not what to think." C. Dianne Phillips, Sciencegranny57
Planet Earth and Beyond
Oklahoma Quake Analysis – September 2016
Larger quakes (greater than 5) are probably from basement adjustments in the Pre Cambrian rocks, which mean they are more likely “Tectonic” in their origin.
Sciencegranny’s “Bucket List”
"I'm going to go to the moon! My students are going to build a city on the moon using 3D Printers. When they finish and spaceflight is just as safe as airline flight, I will go."
Sustainable Living – The Ancient Practice of Soup/Stew Making
“In today’s economic depression, it is time to rekindle this practice....”
How on Earth Will the Planet Survive the Ecological Disasters Created by Humans?
Based on an original post as a facebook note in response to concerned questions that arose from friends and students about the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico: How on Earth Will the Planet Survive the Ecological Disasters Created by Humans? To all who are concerned about man-made ecological disasters: All systems, physical, … Continue reading How on Earth Will the Planet Survive the Ecological Disasters Created by Humans?
“Women, Science and Mathematics-One Woman’s Struggle”
Women, Science and Mathematics “One Woman’s Struggle” by C. Dianne Phillips (Notes) on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at 10:25 am Revised, April 30, 2012 – from a facebook note, published on firstname.lastname@example.org Dreams do come true Ethan, Your article about the lack of women professionals in Physics inspired me to share my unique story and … Continue reading “Women, Science and Mathematics-One Woman’s Struggle”
Science Literacy and the Processing of Scientific Information thru the Media Filter
Science literacy is one of my passions:-) For example...I use articles like this one to show students how the "media" uses limited data and information to "sell" articles and how "surfers" gain information and then propagate information, loosely rooted in fact, as fact. ThIs internet post is a great example.. "Hurricane Irene May Have Triggered … Continue reading Science Literacy and the Processing of Scientific Information thru the Media Filter