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A. F. Steindler
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I teach physics at Catalina Foothills High School.
I teach physics at Catalina Foothills High School.

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Recency Bias in Society
http://www.thetoptens.com/worst-us-presidents/ According to this poll, Barack Obama is the worst president in U.S. history.  The 2nd?  George W. Bush.  Obama's term hasn't even ended yet, and it still takes time before we can objectively assess the true eff...

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Q&A about extra-terrestrials
             Over break, I chatted with a cousin of mine and we reminisced about when we were kids and would read as well as watch Animorphs .  During my elementary days, I would spend my afternoons, summer days, summer evenings reading K.A. Applegate's ser...

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Is it possible for you to live forever?
All of us have heard that life contains 2 inevitable occurrences:  annual taxes and death.  My first encounter with taxes came several years ago when I started working; my first encounter with the idea of death occurred when my maternal grandfather was sadl...

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Sociopathy Awareness
On a cloudy Friday afternoon in October 2012, I came home from student teaching (Riverside High School).  Exhausted, I took an hour long nap, which was interrupted by my mother, who called me downstairs and showed me the news.  On the center of the screen w...

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The Importance of Philosophy
Socrates For Six Year Olds - Dr. McCall doing CoPI with 6 year olds 1989-90 This link will give you one of the most fascinating learning experiences for young 6-yr old children.  Children discuss very abstract thought that pertains to understanding big ideas about where feelings come from....

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The Importance of Philosophy
Socrates For Six Year Olds - Dr. McCall doing CoPI with 6 year olds 1989-90 This link will give you one of the most fascinating learning experiences for young 6-yr old children.  Children discuss very abstract thought that pertains to understanding big ideas about where feelings come from....

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The Insignificance of the Debate Between Bill Nye and Ken Ham
On February 4, 2014, Bill Nye [the Science Guy], formerly known for his television show that explains various principles of science, took part in a debate versus Ken Ham, the president of the Creation Museum. The questions pertained to whether or not our sp...

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The Roller Coaster Lab and Chaos Theory
Last week, I ran a lab with Honors and AP where they were to design a roller coaster track for a marble to travel down.  The coaster had to have a bunch of little things, such as a loop, a jump, a couple of hills, and it had to land in a cup.  I gave each g...

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Proposed Explanations for why 3% of Climatologists Disagree with Global Warming
If you do not agree with global warming, then this article will come as offensive.  Please do not take offense to what is written.  I fully understand that the topic is still well under debate.  The purpose of this post is to be humorous, not condescending....

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"Evolution is only a Theory" and misconceptions about science.
Her name is Amanda.  She is a wonderful character, with great moral values.  She and I always enjoyed talking at the dinner table in college; we'd laugh about whatever was going on around us, we were both forensic science majors (before I switched majors); ...
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