Author Archives: crowther
On Tuesday evening my son Phil and I headed to the University branch of the Seattle Public Library for “Sing a Song of Science” with veteran children’s musician Nancy Stewart. Most of the kids there were very young — at … Continue reading
I was pleased to be profiled by my local Fox News affiliate recently, and also by German radio station WDR. But Tom McFadden topped me by getting onto the national ABC News! “We know that the students like technology, they … Continue reading
Another anecdote supporting the idea that the number of educators teaching science through music is larger than anyone realizes: This spring I was forwarded an email advertising a talk by about educational science songs … to be given at the … Continue reading
For years, I’ve been intending to interview Steve Rush, a.k.a. funky49. He’s an anomaly among anomalies: a science music guy who’s not a scientist, science teacher, or full-time musician. Plus he’s super-friendly on Twitter. After one of his recent re-tweets … Continue reading
“Dad, when are you going to come to my school to do science music?” asked my 7-year-old. “I don’t know, Phil. I would need to get permission to come, and I haven’t been able to get permission yet. Plus I … Continue reading
When I tell people that I have a free online database of science, technology, engineering, and math songs, they often think I’m kidding. Last month, I completed my first decade of these incredulity-inducing conversations. Yes, the database initially known as … Continue reading
My lab works in part on high-throughput screening (HTS) of small-molecule libraries. Here is my low-budget tribute to the high-tech machines that facilitate this work.