Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Other Side

Where The Grass Is Always Greener

Scientists Discover Cosmic Factory for Making Building Blocks of Life

Comet Hartley 2Image from Wikimedia Commons Since, we have started class we have not been able to discuss many topics in class, besides basic chemistry, however I wanted to share my insight anyway. I read an article recently that tells … Keep Reading


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History of Genetics

Have people ever said to you that you have your father’s nose or your mother’s eyes. This is cause by the genetics that were passed down to you from your parents. Now you will read about the history of genetics.


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The pH Scale

The pH scale has changed the way we look at many different substances. We use the pH scale for everyday things like cleaning the swimming pool or finding out how healthy our organs are. Without it, the world of medicine … Keep Reading


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Endangered Species Report – Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)Image from Wikimedia Commons Eastern box turtles used to be extremely common less than 10 years ago, but now they are on the threatened species list. My last visit to Kansas was nearly 8 years ago, … Keep Reading


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Climate Change: How It Will Affect Us and the Biosphere

Everyone has heard the fearsome word climate change but many are unsure about it so, how will climate change affect us and the rest of earth and what are we doing about it. There have been many studies on climate … Keep Reading


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The Galapagos Shark

Galapagos Shark (Carcharhinus galapagensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Galapagos shark is not your ordinary shark. They are one of the pickiest eaters on the planet. They are so picky that if you put the most shark-appetizing chicken carcass in the … Keep Reading


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Acids and Bases

For thousands of years humans have known that vinegar and lemon juice taste sour. But it was not until a few hundred years ago that it was discovered why these things taste sour. It is because they are acids. The … Keep Reading


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