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Clocks, Mugs and Other Nerdy Gift Ideas: 2021 Edition

November 22, 2022

Rachelle and Bethany scour the internet and find strange, delightful, and fun gifts to delight the science nerd on your list. This is a companion blog to the 22 November 2022 episode "Clocks, Mugs and Other Nerdy Gift Ideas": below is the list of products discussed during this year's episode. Note: this page uses javascript to give you Amazon links appropriate for the country your IP resolves to. We don't store or track your IP: the javascript just checks it to build an Amazon link for the store most relevant to you. If some of the below links aren't working, make sure you don't have javascript blocked. Clocks Fibonacci Spiral Clock Bedside Tea/Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock Retro Flip Clock Retro Text...

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Science, Nerdy, and Geeky Gift Ideas: 2021 Edition

December 06, 2021

Bethany Brookshire and Rachelle Saunders are back for another round of squee over the nerdiest of gifts. If you are fans of delightful nerd things (or know a fan of nerdy things) then this list is for you! This is a companion blog to the 6 December 2021 episode The One About Nerdy Gifts, 2021 Edition: below is a list of the items discussed during this year's episode. Beaker Soy Wax Candle from TreasuresOfTheCrow on Etsy Fernbach Flask Chemistry Soap Dispenser from TheCalculatedChemist on Etsy Metal Periodic Element Cubes from MineralInsomniac on Etsy Math Clock Xray Science Radiology Bone Airpod Case Schrodinger's Cat in a Box -Enamel pin from DayDreamingMouse on Etsy Artologica on Etsy Vegetable Illustration - Adolphe Millot...

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Best Science Books of 2021

November 28, 2021

John Dupuis and Joanne Manaster have returned for another year of science book recommendations! This is a companion blog to the 28 November 2021 episode The One About Science Books, 2021 Edition: below is a list of the science books we talked about, and links to where you can purchase them on Amazon if that's what you'd like to do. As usual, we've added our affilate tag to these links so if you buy something from Amazon because we sent you, we get a little kickback (usually around $0.50). While we do provide Amazon links below, this year we do hope you'll turn to your local bookstore first if you have one and can purchase the books safely. Support your...

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Best Science Books of 2020

December 08, 2020

Joanne Manaster and John Dupuis are back for another round of science book recommendations. This is a companion blog to the 8 December 2020 episode Science Books for Science Nerds: below is a list of the science books discussed, and links to them on Amazon. As usual, we've added our affilate tag to these links so if you buy something from Amazon because we sent you, we get a little kickback (usually $0.50). Even though we get little kickbacks of support when you use our links on Amazon, this year we do hope you'll turn to your local bookstore first if you have one and can purchase the books safely. Amazon will definitely make it through the pandemic, but your...

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STEM Homeschooling Resources

April 12, 2020

This is a companion blog post to the April 2020 episode Homeschool STEM Resource Extravaganza which first aired during the midst of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. Hosts Bethany Brookshire and Rachelle Saunders discuss all of these resources in that episode, which were sourced by the entire SftP team. If you're looking for science, technology, engineering, and math resources online to keep your stuck-at-home student entertained and engaged, this is the list we'd start with if we were also parents. And if you're a stuck at home adult... well, there's probably some interesting stuff here for you too! Podcasts Tumble Science Podcast for Kids Exploring stories of science discovery. Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire...

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