All we need is the missing link

All we need is the missing link

Early one morning, out of the blue, before any other students arrived, I had a student, (we will pretend his name was Tim) ask me, “Mr. Glazier, do you believe in God, or are you more of an agnostic?” I looked up from a paper I was grading and trying to make sense of...
Epigenetics – The Sins of the Father

Epigenetics – The Sins of the Father

When I was a boy, my dad would tell me I received all my good behavior from my mom, and all my bad behavior from him. At times, as a teen, I would reflect on my parents and consider my character, thinking what my dad said was more often true than not. He was joking of...
I can’t wait for Evolution

I can’t wait for Evolution

You can see that flight simulators have evolved nicely in the past 20 years. So much so that you can’t tell the difference between a real photo of the instrument panel, and one in a game. Games evolve. Cars evolve. Even animals evolve in what we see called...
Science Camp and Hunter Killer Snails

Science Camp and Hunter Killer Snails

This past week I took my 6th, 7th and 8th graders to the Alliance Redwood Outdoor Education Camp. It was a new experience for most of my students; many had never been away from home, their parents, or attended any kind of science camp. Several had never spent any time...

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