Ten Great Ideas: What is Science?
Mr Hell's Science.
|YouTube 6 mins|
|Whitey on the moon. Gil Scott-Heron||We need to see this before commenting on the use of Science. YouTube. 2 mins|
|The Story of Physics||Courtesy of Dara O Briain's Science Club. YouTube 4 mins|
|Sheldon gives a crash course in the history of Physics||YouTube 10 mins. Courtesy of The Big Bang Theory|
|Why all our explanations are incomplete||The legendary Richard Feynman explains. YouTube. 7 mins|
"Equipping people to make sense of Science and Evidence"
|Josh Ritter - Stuck to you||YouTube 2 mins|
|What is the link between Science and War?||From the Physics and Ethics education project|
Head-to-head randomized trials are mostly industry sponsored and almost always favor the industry sponsor.
|Why we are teaching science wrong, and how to make it right||Link||Active problem-solving confers a deeper understanding of science than does a standard lecture. But some university lecturers are reluctant to change tack. Text-based, from Nature.com|
|How a few scientists transformed the way we think about disease||Link||Things we would still believe if we didn’t have science and what science has to say. Youtube. Via TED. 5 mins.|
Myths on the Nature of Science
|Link||Text-based from amasci.com|
|My best science lesson: why history is essential to engage students||Link||Blogpost from theguardian.com|
|Biochemist Kary Mullis talks about the basis of modern science: the experiment.||Sharing tales from the 17th century and from his own backyard-rocketry days, Mullis celebrates the curiosity, inspiration and rigor of good science in all its forms.|
|An experiment on a bird in an airpump||Courtesy of the The National Gallery of England. Referred to in the talk above.|
|Teacher guide to using the image above||Along with a few other related paintings|
|Why do people 'do' Science?||Series of presentations from various people who have chosen a career in Science|
|What is Science?||
YouTube. 3 mins. Courtesy of Symphony of Science
|Teaching Confirmation Bias|
|What is Science – letter from Dawkins to daughter||
"To my dearest daughter, now that you are ten, I want to write to you about something that is important to me."
|How Science works||Richard Dawkin's explanation. Brainpickings.org and YouTube|
|The Scientific Method Vs The Actual Method||tongue-in-cheek cartoon|