Science In the News Today. Transit of Venus tonight! Kansas developer sells out of self-contained “survival condos” b uilt in a military s ilo. Cost $2M e ach. Writing Warm-Up: What is wrong with the following examples? How would you rewrite them? .
built in a military
silo. Cost $2M
1.) Most people are diagnosed with phenylketonuria at birth.
2.) Since the invention of the catalytic converter, one problem that has baffled people involved with emission control is their lack of effectiveness in oxidizing CO and HC until the engine is warm.
Summarize and article and identify the thesis and main points of Technology’s Dark Side by George Brown. See e-reserves.
Skills to work on:
-efficient style (avoid repetition)
-transitions and improved “flow”
-how to get started?
-how to persuade and also inform
-formatting, content presentation, and organization
The Hazards of Science by Lewis Thomas
He was a public intellectual. A physician and an educator (and an etymologist – studier of word origins), who wrote about what effect scientific discoveries ought to have on
how we as humans live
our lives. What’s ethical?