SSP Fellow Connie Wyrick Creates a Ripple Effect
Wrapping up her second year as an SSP Fellow, Connie Wyrick, along with her students at Miller County R-III High School in Tuscumbia, Missouri, has a lot to show for her dedication. Many of her students have won awards. But her high school students are not just succeeding in science, they are sharing their passion with elementary school children in neighboring schools through science units on topics including chemistry, weather, and ecology. Read More
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An enemy in the cave
By Stephen Ornes
Scientists who study bats have unwittingly become detectives on the trail of a troubling mystery.
It began during the winter of 2006. A visitor exploring a cave near Albany, New York, photographed hibernating bats. He noted they looked odd, because their noses were covered in strange, white fuzz — a lot like the fuzz on a moldy peach. Read More
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