Thought this image might be fun for teachers using Chapter 13 of Once Upon a Life Science Book. By the way, if you have a copy of the book from the first printing (you can find out on the copyright page), you have errors on pp. 130-131. The pages are correct in more recent printings,… More Socially Awkward Penguin
Being the science person that I am, I went to random.org to generate random numbers for my prize drawing, and then counted down the list of people who like my Facebook page. Congratulations to Christy Maple Crisp who will get Amazing Cardboard Tubes and Carolyn Wallace, who will get Once Upon an Earth Science Book.… More Winners!
Is it gold? Gold is heavier than pyrite, so it should feel heavy in your hand. Stick a needle in it. Gold is soft, malleable, and won’t chip. Likewise, the edges of its crystals smooth easily, so it’s rare to find sharply defined crystals. Gold is shiny even when it is dry and in the… More Who wore it better? (the errata edition)