Entries from October 2009 ↓

Prior Knowledge and The Flow of Learning

Engagement A friend gives you free tickets to an upcoming concert.  Although the group is fairly popular, you are not familiar with the artist’s body of work.  Assuming you elect to go, what do you do next? Between now and the day of the concert, here’s betting that your old pal Google comes into play [...]

The End of The Line

According to NOAA, over half of the population of the United States lives within 50 miles of the coastline.  This trend holds up over the vast majority of the world, and many countries in East Asia show an even greater build up along coastlines.  Humans have, and continue to rely heavily on ocean resources for [...]