Where Did the Caterpillars Go?

Yes, my learning about monarch caterpillars continues. This has definitely been a learn-on-the-fly (or learn-on-the-butterfly?) adventure. Clearly I knew very little about monarchs as I happily planted milkweed in my yard this summer. Each morning I have checked on my caterpillars after turning on the sprinkler for my newly installed sod. Slowly over the last … Continue reading Where Did the Caterpillars Go?

How Might We Encourage Black Students to Study Science?

On February 12, 1900, five hundred school children in Jacksonville, Florida performed what would become known as the Black National Anthem, one of my favorite songs to sing in church. Lift every voice and singTill earth and heaven ring,Ring with the harmonies of Liberty;Lift Every Voice and Sing, James Weldon Johnson Ever since the murder … Continue reading How Might We Encourage Black Students to Study Science?