Public Speaking: Los Angeles Green Festival

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be presenting at the Los Angeles Green Festival. I’m doing two 3-hour-long workshops (one…

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How Hiking Changes the Brain

Thanks for sharing Amber! http://www.collective-evolution.com/2016/04/08/doctors-explain-how-hiking-actually-changes-our-brains/

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The Adventures of Science Mom: Raising Silkworms

It’s SPRING and in our house that means it is SILKWORM time. There is still time for you and your family to embark on this fun adventure for less than $10 (that includes shipping!) #EmberLiving

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The Zika virus is not causing birth defects (but I know what is)

This is some very compelling information about the current concern surrounding Zika virus. Information is power. Thanks Marianna for sharing.

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Solution for the Plastic Garbage in the Ocean!

High school student invents brilliant solution for the plastic garbage ocean problem.

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The Adventures of Science Mom: fun with magnets

Came across this cool post when I was seeking to confirm that fishing for dropped batteries behind my washing machine…

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An article that anyone who drinks water should read (this means you!)

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/magazine/the-lawyer-who-became-duponts-worst-nightmare.html This paragraph from this article explains why I keep as many chemicals as possible out of my house. “Under…

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The Adventures of Science Mom: Volcanoes

I am a big believer in paying attention to what your child expresses interest in and then teaching him or…

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Halloween Candy Science Experiments

Just in time for Halloween, TIME magazine posted this not quite NEW news item http://time.com/4087775/sugar-is-definitely-toxic-a-new-study-says/ So if you are like…

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