Informal Science Learning Through Zoos, Science Centers, and Museums – How to Make the Most of Your Visit

In a previous article, I was discussing informal learning through real life experiences, mentoring, and trying to learn via YouTube. I spoke of one of my mentors, Dr. Gary Holliday, at The University of Akron. Dr. Holliday sat on my dissertation committee, and is a wonderful mentor to graduate students who focus on STEM education. I […]

Let’s Talk About Sexy Bird Dances!

After talking in class last night about the evolution of behaviors, I ran across some interesting articles in National Geographic today. I wanted to share a few with you. The article descibes the great bustard “one of the few animals in the world that can stomach certain species of blister beetles (Berberomeloe majalis andPhysomeloe corallifer). […]