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Missing links

…Missing from this blog until now, that is. Time for another catch-up post! • And the winner is… Tom McFadden’s wrap-up of New Zealand’s Science Idol contest. • Banana Slug String Band interviewed by Rose Kaya. Ms. Kaya is a … Continue reading

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Late-May links catchup

• Webby Award winner Björk’s iPad mixes music with science. • Rap group writes educational song for water firm. • Sometimes a tune helps teach biology. • 3-Year-Old’s ‘Periodic Table’ Song Makes Chemistry Catchy & Cute. • Mountain View Elementary … Continue reading

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Non-foolish April links

• NIMBioS Announces New Songwriter-in-Residence: Baba Brinkman (nimbios.org). “At UT, [Brinkman] will perform an excerpt from his Rap Guide to Evolution, which recently finished an extended off-Broadway run.” • Music helps students get handle on fractions (sfgate.com). “Third-grade students at … Continue reading

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Other science music blogs (yes, they exist)

I don’t know if readers of this blog pay any attention to the sidebar links to other blogs, but you should. There’s some interesting stuff there. When I first compiled a list of related blogs, I had to give it … Continue reading

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Marching through the links

• Weather Song Tournament. If you thought that all the Weather Channel offered was forecasts, think again! • You may have 99 problems, but with Smart Songs, learning won’t be one (from boston.com). “Fans of rap and hip-hop have learned … Continue reading

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Linkin’ log (Presidents’ Day weekend edition)

• The Best Pop Science Song of All Time and Best Science Song of All Time, Verse 2 (from ScientificAmerican.com) “For reasons that are obscure to me, the article triggered a memory of the old Johnny Cash tune, Folsom Prison … Continue reading

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Links to Amygdaloids stuff and more

• Rappin’ the math at St. Francis MS. “With a glittery dollar sign flashing from the front of her baggy sweatshirt, Mary Jo Deschene, math teacher turned rapper for a day, begins to rap about fractions to the amusement of … Continue reading

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A blizzard of links

As Seattle digs its way out of a magnificent snowstorm, I’ve also been digging through emails and blog posts to compile these. • Hip-hop lesson plans teach Seattle students about social issues, arts – with playlist. Why not apply this … Continue reading

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A sleighful of links

• Will.i.am Pushes Science Education During Rover Launch. “As part of the initiative, will.i.am announced the release of his new song ‘Reach for the Stars’ which will be available in fall 2012 after the rover lands on Mars. The song … Continue reading

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Catching up on recent links

• Tom McFadden’s interview on Otago radio. He discusses his Fulbright project on science songs for middle school students and unveils his new song “Reproducin’ Traits.” • Demonstrating or just showing off? David Newman engages in a bit of both … Continue reading

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