Monday, August 31, 2009
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Monday, August 17, 2009
Jane Goodall is famous for her extensive studies of chimpanzee behavior. She kept detailed records that educated humans about complex chimpanzee behavior patterns, abilities to form emotional relationships and their intelligence.
Severo Ochoa was born in Spain and later came to live in the United States. He won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for the synthesis of RNA. RNA carries hereditary qualities in reproduction.
George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver was born a slave near the end of the Civil War. As an agricultural researcher and educator, he came up with innovative agricultural processes and developed new applications for agricultural products, like the peanut.
Gregor Mendel was a priest and a scientist. He is often referred to as the Father of Genetics because of his extensive studies about inheritance and heredity.
Violet Bing was my grandmother. She received a degree in Chemistry from Hunter College in New York. Although she was a great student, she was unable to obtain a job in the science field. She was discriminated against because she was an Asian woman.
I have to go in today at 11am and we have Parent Meet and Greets until 7pm. I am SO excited to finally meet the parents (and some kids)! Coral pumps will for sure be worn tonight!
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Saturday, August 15, 2009
One pretty bad picture of my not even close to ready classroom. That's what weekend work days are for, right?
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Getting ready for a little shopping round 2 (or 3?) at the outlets in Lancaster!
O heyyyy, new purchases! Cosmetic Company & Banana Republic=life!
Wine and craft night? Yes those are Perler beads....yes that is Arbor Mist Em is drinking!
nothing to see here!
So in love!
Other aspects of the trip included Sonic, watching The Nanny, going to see The Ugly Truth (so funny by the way!!) and shopping for shoes before the movie started, and Em getting to experience my school/help me set up my classroom (even though my air conditioning broke and it was/is SO hot)!