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Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities

Remote Ready Biology Learning Activities has 50 remote-ready activities, which work for either your classroom or remote teaching.

Serendip's Bookshelves

The web is a novel addition to rather than a replacement for other forms of human communication and interaction. Here is a listing of books and journal articles which are important to Serendip's evolution, with commentary and continuing discussion by Serendip creators and visitors aimed at making the books and journal articles more active parts of human exchange.

Buchanan Mark, 2002 - Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Theory of Networks (Paul Grobstein)

Damasio, Antonio, 1994 - Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain (Paul Grobstein)

Fadiman, Anne, 1998 - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctor, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Anne Dalke)

Friedman, Thomas, 2007 - The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century (Anne Dalke)

Goldstein, Rebecca, 2006 - Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Anne Dalke)

Grandin, Temple, 2005 - Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism (Paul Grobstein)

Jamison, Kay Redfield, 1997 - An Unquiet Mind (Alexis Webb)

Jamison, Kay Redfield, 1996 - Touched With Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperment (Elizabeth Damore)

Jamison, Kay Redfield, 1996 - Touched With Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperment (Diana C. Applegate)

Jacobs, Jane, 2000 - The Nature of Economies (Jed Grobstein)

Jourdain, Robert, 1997 - Music, The Brain, and Ecstacy: How Music Captures Our Imagination (Amber Baum)

Keynes, Randal, 2001 - Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution (Anne Dalke)

King, Thomas, 2003 - The Truth About Stories: A Human Narrative (Anne Dalke)

Luhrmann, T.M., 2000 - Of Two Minds: An Anthropologist Looks at American Psychiatry (Anneliese Butler )

Naslund, Sena Jeter, 1999 - Ahab's Wife Or, The Star-Gazer: A Novel (Anne Dalke et al.)

Searle, J.R. (1997) The Mystery of Consciousness (participants in Senior Seminar, 1999)

Roughgarden, Joan, 2004 - Evolution's Rainbow: Diversity, Gender, and Sexuality in Nature and People (Anne Dalke)

Shattuck, Roger, 1980 - The Forbidden Experiment (Geoff Pollitt)

Snow, C.P., 1959 - The Two Cultures (Bryn Mawr faculty)

Taleb, Nassim, 2007 - The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Probable (Anne Dalke)

Wills, Chrisopher, 1993 - The Runaway Brain: The Evolution of Human Uniqueness (Kate Tucker)

Wolfram, Stephen, 2002 - A New Kind of Science (David Berger)

Zeki, Semir, 1999 - Inner Vision: an Exploration of Art and the Brain (Alanna Albano)

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