Reading and discussing this article with a student. Ancient Martian Lake May Have Supported Life

Scientists have confirmed that the crater where a NASA rover landed last year contained a freshwater lake about 3.5 billion years ago, around the time that life is thought to have begun on Earth.

Look at what is growing in the student garden at the #TUTOR shop…

Look at what is growing in the student garden at the #TUTOR shop…

+Science Adventures with ElKe and Dr. Thatch on Google+

+Science Adventures with ElKe and Dr. Thatch on Google+

How is the gender of some reptiles determined by temperature?: Scientific American

I am co-authoring a children’s book with my daughter about our turtles.

Derrick is teaching Dr. Thatch how to play chess.

Derrick is teaching Dr. Thatch how to play chess.

Sharing my interest in Opera with my fifth grade student Stephanie.

I am playing Leontyne Price’s version of Un bel di vedremoMadame Butterfly

Ms. Price is my favourite soprano.

Stephanie has a well developed interest in African American History. I gave her a copy of the lyrics in two languages.

Leontyne Price “Un bel di vedremo” Butterfly Live 73 (by Onegin65)

The new babies, Tau and Pi, are waiting for ElKe to return from Texas. She will give them middle names.

The new babies, Tau and Pi, are waiting for ElKe to return from Texas. She will give them middle names.

Mary: I love to sleep.  (at One Thatch Patch)

Mary: I love to sleep. (at One Thatch Patch)

One of many more hot days… 2013… (at Florida Park)

One of many more hot days… 2013… (at Florida Park)