Your Tooth Enamel Might Have Started As Fish Scales

SCIENCE Your pearly white smile has a fishy origin story. And no, we’re not referring to your overuse of tooth whitening products. Actual fish were involved, millions of years ago. (Popular Science) How do teeth help identify people’s origins? Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The Popular Science article says enamel is only found in … Continue reading Your Tooth Enamel Might Have Started As Fish Scales

Science Lies!

SCIENCE At the annual Festival of Bad Ad-Hoc Hypotheses, researchers offer fake theories about bugs, yawns, and belly fat—all supported by real scientific evidence. (Wall Street Journal) Use this graphic organizer to put the scientific method in perspective. Teachers, scroll down for a short list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Here is the BAHFestival hypothesis that started it all: Adaptive Infant Aerodynamics. Discussion … Continue reading Science Lies!