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Podcast #2: Environmental educator Remy Rodden

Almost exactly three years ago, Sing About Science & Math diverged from its usual science songster interview format to do a podcast with Monty Harper. Here now is the second podcast — no more professional or polished than the first … Continue reading

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STEM songster interview #19: Professor Lesser

November 2015: Larry Lesser prepares to play “The Gambler,” one of his winning entries in the 2015 Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) song contest. One of the only people in this world who devotes as much time as me, or more, … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #18: Dargan Frierson

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

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Science songster interview #17: Steve Rush

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

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The first-ever Sing About Science podcast!

Fundamentally, music is an auditory channel of information, so podcasting about music is a logical thing to do. I have no special expertise in audio recording or producing, so I’ve been slow to attempt this, but today I present a … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #16: Jeremy Long

As someone who sees lots and lots of STEM music videos, I’m rarely surprised by new creations in this realm. But surprise is exactly what I felt upon discovering Prof. Jeremy Long’s 2nd annual Chemical Ecology Filmfest, in which teams … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #15: Dave Nachmanoff

I first met Dave Nachmanoff through Wendy Silk, the leader of the NSF pilot project that helped support development of this website between 2010 and 2012. While Dave is a musician rather than an academic, his cat-herding skills were obvious … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #14: Annette Parrott

Thanks to the Internet, I’ve been aware of Georgia science educator Dr. Annette Parrott for many years. Until now, though, I had never met her or talked with her in any depth about her own experiences and rationales for incorporating … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #13: John Boswell

John Boswell, of Symphony of Science fame, has already been interviewed quite a bit — for example, by the Daily Dot, Joanne Manaster of PsiVid, LA Beat, Nat&Marie, Richard Smith, and Under The Gun. But I wanted to ask him … Continue reading

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Science songster interview #12: Monty Harper

Monty Harper’s 2010 album Songs From the Science Frontier is, in my opinion, one of the best science-themed albums of all time. I greatly enjoyed meeting Monty last month at his Stillwater, Oklahoma residence, but we had so much to … Continue reading

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