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Night

Night: an element of air, of water, of earth, the antithesis of fire? ¬†Macauley’s chapter invites the reader to consider the daily cycling through darkness as more than a simple turn of the planet away from the sun. Identify the … Continue reading

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Ice and Snow

01 Ice Ice Baby Welcome to this post on Ice and Snow. ¬†It can be hard to imagine icy winds, slippery sidewalks, the hush of snow when it is warm and inviting outside. As MacAuley informs us, ice overs a … Continue reading

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All is Water

Exploring Nature/ Discovering the Elements In the Western/European tradition the first philosophers/scientists originated in the Greek speaking world around the 7th or 6th century BCE. Often called the “father of Western philosophy” Thales, from Miletus, looked at the world around … Continue reading

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