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Math Ed Podcast
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Interviews with mathematics education researchers about recent studies. Hosted by Samuel Otten, University of Missouri.www.mathedpodcast.comProduced by Fibre Studios
 
Learn how to rapidly do Math calculations in your head! Perfect for students in algebra, geometry, calculus, or any math course. Also great to get an edge in business or in the workplace. Also very helpful for students taking the GRE, SAT, LSAT, MCAT, and other standardized tests. Free yourself from using calculators and iphone applications to do basic math. Impress your friends with your mental math abilities!
 
A weekly tour of the periodic table, from Chemistry World, the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
 
Monthly podcast from Chemistry World, the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
 
A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.
 
Breaking Math is a podcast that aims to make math accessible to everyone, and make it enjoyable. Every other week, topics such as chaos theory, forbidden formulas, and more will be covered in detail. If you have 45 or so minutes to spare, you're almost guaranteed to learn something new!
 
Introduction to Biology
 
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Breaking Bio
Monthly+
 
A group of biologists brings you into the world of evolution and biodiversity research by interviewing the people making new and exciting discoveries about our world.
 
Organic Chemistry - Audio
 
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biobytes
Monthly
 
biobytes is a series of life sciences news podcasts highlighting original scientific research published in Journal of Cell Biology. Each show features interviews with leading scientists from across the globe.
 
Analytical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed research journal that explores the latest concepts in analytical measurements and the best new ways to increase accuracy, selectivity, sensitivity, and reproducibility.
 
ACS Chemical Biology publishes free Podcasts highlighting articles and news pieces published in the journal and discussing the latest activities on its community web site. These include interviews with our authors, editorial board members, editors and science writers.
 
ACS Synthetic Biology introduces a series of podcasts highlighting articles published in the journal.
 
Principles of Chemical Science (2008)
 
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VCE Biology
Daily
 
Mr. Barlow discusses the VCE Biology course content. Each episode covers a discreet topic and lasts for around 5 to 20 minutes. Great to listen to a few episodes before a test and concise enough to listen to an entire semester before an exam. Episode 1 to 12 covers Unit 1. Episode 13 to 23 covers Unit 2. Episode 24 to 31 covers Unit 3. Episode 32 to 39 covers Unit 4. *** Don't forget to Download the ‘Unit 1 Biology‘, ‘Unit 2 Biology‘, ‘Unit 3 Biology‘ and ‘Unit 4 Biology‘ iPhone/iPod Touch a ...
 
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Douchy's Biology
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A podcast focussed on the Victorian VCE Unit 3/4 Biology course.
 
Join us to discuss the latest in popular science books. We interview authors and dissect the issues raised by each book. It's a book review with a difference.
 
Biology is the study of life, and this course examines all aspects of life. Throughout the semester, students will study cell structure and function, how energy is obtained, cell reproduction and ecology, DNA and genetics.Students will also learn about the nature of science by formulating hypotheses, designing and conducting experiments, and relating science and technology to societal issues.
 
These lectures on the biology of aging are presented to you by Dr. Gerald Cizadlo of the College of St. Scholastica. The information provided will be of interest to students and those planning careers in science and medicine as well as current practitioners in the field. Please note: The content and opinions expressed here belong to the author and are not necessarily endorsed by The College of St. Scholastica. For the course outline or to view a digital blackboard of images associated with t ...
 
This is the podcast created by Biology Teacher Aaron Mathieu from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Massachusetts. Each episode, I will sit down with a different life science teacher and talk about his or her path to the classroom, work in the classroom, and hopes and dreams for the future.
 
Student-Created Tutorials Companion to our iTunes Education Podcast
 
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Gege Li on the compound formerly known by the no-nonsense name 'very fast death factor'
 
Chris Chou is science teacher at Longmont High School in Longmont, Colorado. She currently teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Biology and Forensic Science and coordinates the Medical & BioScience Academy program. In addition to her teaching, Chris advises a Students Modeling a Research Topic or SMART team. Chris is a member of the BSCS/NABT AP Bio ...…
 
Bob Reys from the University of Missouri discusses his career in mathematics education. Bob's Professional Webpage AMTE's Principles to Guide the Design and Implementation of Doctoral Programs in Mathematics Education report CSMC Website Barbara Reys (Episode 1316) Glenda Lappan (Episode 1411) Complete list of episodes…
 
Florence Schechter introduces an ancient, but effective, treatment for painful attacks of gout
 
An interview with Ben Orlin, author of the book 'Math with Bad Drawings,' as well as the blog of the same name. The blog can be found at www.mathwithbaddrawings.com.
 
What links blue jeans to ancient British warriors? Mike Freemantle discovers the blue dye with a colourful history
 
This month’s podcast features material scientist Mark Miodownik’s latest book Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives. Fascinated by what defines a liquid and the mechanisms behind their working, the author uses his experiences on board an every-day commercial flight as the backdrop for his writings, describi ...…
 
The hosts of Breaking Math had too much time on their hands.
 
A lot of the information in this episode of Breaking Math depends on episodes 30 and 31 entitled "The Abyss" and "Into the Abyss" respectively. If you have not listened to those episodes, then we'd highly recommend going back and listening to those. We're choosing to present this information this way because otherwise we'd waste most of your ti ...…
 
The latest in an alarming trend of novel psychoactive substances being mis-sold at festivals as traditional street drugs, putting users at risk
 
Bruce May from the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) discusses his paper, "Deepening-thinking-like problems: The case of two students," from the 20th Annual Congress of the Association for Mathematics Edcation of South Africa. (Co-author: Cyril Julie) Bruce's Professional Webpage AMESA Website Complete list of episodes…
 
Kelcey Burris is currently the science department chair at Union High School in Camas, Washington. Kelcey has been teaching AP Biology for nearly 2 decades and has also participated as a reader for many AP Biology Exams. Kelsey has worked as a College Board consultant for AP Biology and AP Insight, a role in which he has presented one-day and w ...…
 
As hayfever season comes to a close, Katrina Krämer examines antihistamines. From calming down a hyperactive immune system to increasing cognitive abilities, these small molecules have a big impact.
 
Kat Arney finds out about the 'toxic caterpillar' chemical that will make your skin crawl
 
For this month’s podcast, we take a slight diversion from our usual non-fiction theme, and take a look at Jennifer Rohn’s lab-lit novel Cat Zero. Being a scientist as well as a writer, Rohn finds herself in a unique position, enabling her to combine the drama of a traditional thriller with hard science details that most books either ignore or g ...…
 
Kirstin Milks is a science teacher at Bloomington High School South in Bloomington, Indiana. Kirstin is also a senior fellow of the Knowles Teacher Initiative and is editor-in-chief for outreach of the foundation’s publication Kaleidoscope. Kirstin’s professional development work also includes working with the BSCS/NABT AP Biology Leadership Ac ...…
 
Michael Freemantle introduces a tear gas used by the British army in the first world war, picked, in part, because of our access to seaweed
 
Bheki Khuzwayo from the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) discusses his chapter, "'Occupation of our minds': A metaphor to explain mathematics education in South Africa in the apartheid era," published in Numeracy as social practice (Yasukawa, Rogers, Jackson, & Street, Eds.). WARNING: This episode contains some disturbing quotes an ...…
 
Susan Elrod from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater discusses her research on institutional change as it relates to improving STEM education. We include clips from her keynote address at the 2018 Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-P) Conference and discuss implications for improving university mathematics education. Guest host ...…
 
Brian Clegg on the almond flavour compound that gives your taste buds a treat and may help rescue survivors from a disaster
 
Black holes are objects that seem exotic to us because they have properties that boggle our comparatively mild-mannered minds. These are objects that light cannot escape from, yet glow with the energy they have captured until they evaporate out all of their mass. They thus have temperature, but Einstein's general theory of relativity predicts a ...…
 
Mary is a science teacher at Weston High School in Weston, Massachusetts. Throughout her teaching career, Mary has taught a range of biology classes including AP Biology, CP Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Biotechnology. She also serves as the assistant director and instructor for the Advanced Biotechnology Institute at Roxbury Latin Schoo ...…
 
How the ‘world’s most wonderful mineral’ became one of the world’s biggest health hazards
 
Kat Arney investigates the chemicals responsible for giving bruises their hue and colouring your poo
 
(02:04) Lindorff, A., & Sammon, P. (2018). Going beyond structured observations: looking at classroom practice through a mixed method lens. ZDM Mathematics Education, 50. Summarized by Marty Fong (06:43) Trocki, A., & Hollebrands, K. (2018). The Development of a Framework for Assessing Dynamic Geometry Task Quality. Digital Experiences in Mathe ...…
 
Britt Czupryna is a biology teacher at Niles West High School in Skokie, IL. Throughout her teaching career, Britt has taught a variety of courses including AP Biology. Additionally, she has supervised several extracurricular activities with a STEM focus, including the Stellar Girls program, where elementary students are brought to the high sch ...…
 
The idea of something that is inescapable, at first glance, seems to violate our sense of freedom. This sense of freedom, for many, seems so intrinsic to our way of seeing the universe that it seems as though such an idea would only beget horror in the human mind. And black holes, being objects from which not even light can escape, for many do ...…
 
Katrina Krämer examines the overdose antidote that has saved tens of thousands of lives
 
A 1960s breakthrough in pain relief that now fuels the opioid crisis
 
Emma Stoye presents this month’s podcast about immunology professor Daniel Davis’s latest book – The Beautiful Cure. The book explores the history of immunology, along with insights from the author’s career and findings from his recent research. As a leader in the field of immunology, Davis breaks down the various factors that can affect the hu ...…
 
How a waxy mixture from a sheep's fleece helped create a global fashion brand
 
This week I have been at the Center for BioMolecular Modeling (CBM), taking the workshop “Modeling the Molecular World.” This is one of several professional development workshops that introduce teachers to modeling materials and provides them with the experience necessary to confidently use them in their classroom. The Modeling the Molecular Wo ...…
 
In the United States, the fourth of July is celebrated as a national holiday, where the focus of that holiday is the war that had the end effect of ending England’s colonial influence over the American colonies. To that end, we are here to talk about war, and how it has been influenced by mathematics and mathematicians. The brutality of war and ...…
 
Ben Valsler with the story of Charlotte Figi, Dravet syndrome and the cannabis compound controlling her condition.
 
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David Pimm from Simon Fraser University (Canada) discusses his career spanning mathematics, mathematics education, linguistics, and more. David's Professional Webpage Speaking Mathematically book For the Learning of Mathematics journal Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education journal See the comments for references Complete list of episodes…
 
Brian Clegg on a compound that keeps us well fed and looking radiant
 
Rachel Lytle teaches honors and AP Biology at Brentwood High School in Brentwood, TN. Rachel just completed her 4th year of teaching, and she has already made significant contributions to the biology teaching community, including at presenting at Several NABT conferences. Rachel was also recently a first time Reader for the 2018 AP Biology Exam ...…
 
Katrina Krämer asks if an essential blood-thinning medicine ended Joseph Stalin’s 30-year rule over the Soviet Union
 
In this month’s podcast presented by Emma Stoye, Helen Thomson reveals fascinating insights about some of the rarest neurological conditions known to science. From a man whose synesthesia allows him to see auras, to a woman who lacks a mental map – making even simple navigation all but impossible – Thomson recalls a number of case studies which ...…
 
Discover bat-borne-bombs and a classic chemistry textbook, as Mike Freemantle examines the history of kerosene
 
The history of physics as a natural science is filled with examples of when an experiment will demonstrate something or another, but what is often forgotten is the fact that the experiment had to be thought up in the first place by someone who was aware of more than one plausible value for a property of the universe, and realized that there was ...…
 
Michael Ralph & Laurence Woodruff are the hosts of the podcast “2 Pint PLC.” Laurence is a Biology teacher at Olathe East High School and Michael works at the University of Kansas Center for STEM Learning. At one time, they worked in the same high school science department where they both taught biology and developed a professional relationship ...…
 
One mineral form may look like gold, but Brian Clegg isn't fooled by the value of iron sulfides
 
Hello. This is Jonathan Baca from Breaking Math here with a quick message. We will be back Tuesday June 19th with an episode on Bell's inequality, which is an important and meaningful problem in quantum physics that confirms some strange and unintuitive properties of entanglement. So how do particles speak to each other from far away? What do w ...…
 
Michael Steele from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and Craig Huhn from Holt High School (Michigan) discuss their new book, A Quiet Revolution: One District's Story of Radical Curricular Change in High School Mathematics, published by Information Age. Mike's Professional Webpage Craig's District Webpage See the comments for references C ...…
 
Join Emma Stoye at the Hay Festival of Literature & Arts in Hay-on-Wye, Wales. She speaks to New Scientist's Rowan Hooper about his book Superhuman, finds out from Philip Ball why quantum physics is Beyond Weird, and discusses the genesis of a new book with Gabrielle Walker. Plus, an in-depth chat about the very nature of the universe with Pete ...…
 
From tacky Hallowe’en decorations to the stuff of an arachnophobe’s nightmares, spiders don’t have the greatest reputation. But, as Kat Arney is here to prove, there’s fascinating chemistry at work in their webs.
 
Tom Martinez is an AP Biology and Biotechnology teacher at Glenbard East High School in Lombard, Illinois. Throughout his long career, Tom has worked to bring a wide variety of research opportunities anc connections to his students. This included working with the BioBuilder synthetic biology curriculum, working with the Barcoding Life’s Matrix ...…
 
Jamie Durrani on the compound that gives pepper its characteristic kick
 
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