Intelligent Design

What a Simple Kirigami Star Can Reveal About Nature’s Own Form of the Ancient Craft

Emily Morales January 17, 2020 Even with just ten steps, there are countless ways to fail in making a kirigami star. Embryogenesis – natures complex expression of kirigami, and being possessed of literally thousands of steps, yields an unlimited number of possibilities for failure! While most concede that kirigami is carried out by intelligent agents, Read More…

Intelligent Design

Writing Science Fiction Helps Students Understand Science Better

A recent study published in Issues in Teaching Earth Science suggests that having student write a science fiction story incorporating a concept helps them understand the concept better. Students in an introductory college geology course engaged in one of two exercises to learn more about the concept of cross cutting relationships, a major principle in Read More…