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Nature Study and Science

Deductive Reasoning, an example in action: ‘When Captain Head was travelling across the Pampas of South America, his guide one day suddenly stopped him, and, pointing high into the air, cried out, “A lion!” Surprised at such an exclamation, accompanied with such an act, he turned up his eyes, vol 2 pg 240 and with […]

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Why Do They Hate Science?

Of 100 studies published in top-ranking journals in 2008, 75% of social psychology experiments and half of cognitive studies failed the replication test Worse, even of those that passed, their measurable effects were only around half as large as initially reported- so those few that were repeatable found that previous proofs had been greatly exaggerated. […]

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Nature Study, Science, and Charlotte Mason

Study finds that just looking at nature for even a few seconds can help you focus better and improve your thinking (they need studies for this stuff?)- although, most of the studies seem to involve looking at images of nature, rather than nature itself. At any rate, we know there were plenty of people there […]

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The First Woman at Mit

“Simple tests are possible to detect adulterations in food, yet few housekeepers know how to make these tests…. Mrs. Ellen H. Richards has published two books, one on “Food Materials and their Adulteration,” and one on “The Chemistry of Cooking and Feeding,” both published by Estes & Lauriat, Boston, Mass. These books are necessary in […]

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Printable Science Card- Sound

  One way to use them is just to give you ideas on things to do at home.  You could also print this out (it should fit on an index card), along with the ones posted previously (see below), and put them in a box or envelope for your children to go through when they […]

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