- Ethan Siegel: 5 Women Who Were Denied The Nobel Prize In Physics
- Not Strictly Toledo: Cat’s Meow SNAP! 3-Day Supply Drive At Fuller’s
- Toledo: Food Bank, Grange Open Mic
- Weekend Outlook: Senior Center Breakfast, Camp Singing Wind Goat Rendezvous
- And Beyond: Toledo Schools 2-Hour ACT Late Start, City Council Meets
- Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Ethan Siegel and Starts With A Bang shared this link:
These 5 Women Deserved, And Were Unjustly Denied, A Nobel Prize In Physics
“The fact of the matter is that there is no concrete evidence that women are in any way inherently inferior to men when it comes to work in any of the sciences or any of their sub-fields.
But there is overwhelming evidence for misogyny, sexism, and institutional bias that hinders their careers and fails to recognize them for their outstanding achievements. When you think of the Nobel Laureates in Physics and wonder why there are so few women, make sure you remember Cecilia Payne, Chien-Shiung Wu, Vera Rubin, Jocelyn Bell-Burnell, and Lise Meitner.
The Nobel committee may have forgotten or overlooked their contributions until it was too late, but that doesn't mean we have to. In all the sciences, we want the best, brightest, most capable, and hardest workers this world has to offer. Looking back on history with accurate eyes only serves to demonstrate how valuable, and yet undervalued, women in science have been.”
In most intellectual lines of work, if you claimed that a certain type of person wasn’t mentally capable of doing as good a job as another, you’d be rightfully called a bigot. Yet somehow, in a myriad of the sciences (such as physics), there are those who simultaneously claim that “women are inferior to men” alongside the claim that it isn’t sexist or bigoted to say so.
But what there is a long history of, in physics, is women being denied their due credit for discoveries and advances that they were an integral part of. Even in the aftermath of last week’s events, when physicist Donna Strickland became just the third woman ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize, many have claimed that she isn’t worthy, for reasons that have never been applied to men.
Well, meet five women you might not be aware of who certainly earned a Nobel Prize, even if they were never awarded one. We cannot rewrite history, but we can right the legacy of its wrongs in our public consciousness.
MAP enrichment programs shared:
Dissecting squash - what will we find inside?
While the grown-ups were curious about the seeds and density of various squash, the littles seemed most interested in digging at and painting the fruit. We all enjoyed watching the color spread as cells absorbed the dye!
MAP Enrichment Programs posted:
We had the privilege of a visit from wilderness leader Josh Doyle last week. Josh led the group on a nature hike and demonstrated knot tying, bow making, fire starting and plant identification skills for the children.
Thank you, Josh, for sharing your knowledge and skills with Wood Sorrel Forest School! We look forward to more sessions in the future!
"Your abundance is not measured by what you have, it is created by what you share." Heidi Catherine Culbertson
It’s been a privilege to watch this little one grow and learn to love to share. This week he brought to school a special toy his grandma had brought back for him from a trip. Concerned that it may become an object of envy or conflict, as sharing personal items had been a challenge in the past, I encouraged him to leave it in his backpack so it wouldn’t get misused or lost. He looked at me, confused, and said “but I want to share with my friends”. Still doubtful I told him he could share during circle time. Later, during free play time, I saw him take it out and carefully show his friends how to use the toy then offering to each, “do you want to try?” as he held it out to them with generous abandon then waited patiently while they tried, failed, tried again and again. “Want me to show you?”
These seemingly basic social skills are actually developed through a lot of work and practice in a carefully cultivated environment of mutual respect - I felt very proud of this little one today as he demonstrated that with practice, sharing can become much more than a moral obligation
Not Strictly Toledo: Cat’s Meow SNAP! 3-Day Supply Drive At Fuller’s
Please join in and purchase a $5 bag (close to $10 value) to help us care for our sanctuary cats and rescue kittens. Through Saturday.
Not Strictly Toledo2: WSU Gardening For Everyone + Styro Recycle Event
Recycle your block Styrofoam and food service Styrofoam at the Gardening For Everyone Event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot behind Washington Hall at Centralia College. The parking lot is located off Pear and Washington. Styrofoam pieces must be dropped off in clear plastic bags. Block Styrofoam must be clean, dry and free of tape and labels. Food service Styrofoam must be clean, dry and dropped off in a separate clear bag. Styrofoam packing peanuts are not accepted at this event. You are encouraged to reuse them, or offer them to one of the local mailing businesses for reuse.
ICYMI*: Flu shots still available at these locations
Today: Toledo Food Bank open 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. second & fourth Fridays behind City Hall, except for Holiday scheduling November & December. Watch for updated scheduling, special events & more.
Tonight: Courage To Change Al-Anon AFG Meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus
And: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)262-3696.
Saturday: Toledo Senior Center
Save The Date:
Next: Yes Costs Less Door2Door Campaign
This is your chance to help pass our school Bond! It is going to take a lot of help! 136 individuals or teams to be exact! Together we can do this!
136 Individuals or teams are needed to knock on (only a doz) doors on or around the 13th of October to campaign for the November Toledo School District Bond. You simply need leave a flier and ask the resident to support the Toledo School Bond with their YES vote. A FAQ guide and addresses will be supplied.
To get your addresses, fliers, and a fact sheet stop by the Toledo Library between 9 AM and Noon on Sat Oct 13th.
Students are advised to be accompanied by an adult.
Aromaz Cafe is offering a half price drink for every volunteer.
RSVP is also greatly appreciated so we get an estimate of the number of helpers.
Please pass the word and recruit! Let's get to 136 ASAP!
Then: Camp Singing Wind Goat Rendezvous
Camp Singing Wind is going to host their own mini-herd of Telegraph Farm goats this winter! This “Rendez” will help us deconstruct and rebuild pens to house the newest CSW members.
We’ll be pulling t-posts, creating a fenced area, and constructing a three-sided shelter so bring gloves and any tools you can contribute! We’ll bring the party...of goats!
Option 2: 3 Rivers & A Creek Wine Tour
Saturday October 13th Noon-6pm
Sunday October 14th Noon-4pm
Come visit Mt St Helens Cellars in Castle Rock, Bateaux Cellars in Toledo, Heymann Whinery in Chehalis and Scatter Creek Winery and Wells Winery
Cowlitz Kayak Tours Shuttle Up to 15 People $55 a person to enjoy the tour in between the wineries and sit back and enjoy the ride.
Departing Mt St Helens at 2pm
More info + tix .... www.3riversandacreekwinetour.com
Plus: Toledo Youth Football at THS - game time for this weekend B squad starts at 5 pm.
A squad will start at 6:45 pm or so.
Monday: Toledo School District ACT 2-Hour Late Start
Plus: Toledo City Council meets 6 PM first and third Mondays monthly. Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings: Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings.
Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
Oct 12 @ Wahkiakum bus @ 3:30
Oct 19 vs. Winlock
JV Oct 22 @ Winlock bus @ 4:45
Oct 26th @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:20
Nov 1st Crossover game TBD
Nov 9th & 16th Playoffs
Nov 23rd Semi Finals
Nov 30th Finals
Oct 27-30 Soccer Playoffs
Nov 1 State
Oct 16 @ Adna bus @ 4:45
Oct 18 vs. Onalaska
Oct 22 @ Kalama bus @ 4:35
Oct 27 Districts
Nov 1 Districts
Nov 3 Districts
Oct 18 League Meet @ Rainier bus @ 1:45
Oct 27 District @ Onalaska bus @ 8:30 am
Nov 3 State in Pasco
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
FYI: The deadline to register to vote in person is Monday, October 29
In Washington State: Election day is Tuesday, November 6.
NEW!!! October 27: Donna’s Place Hosts Comedy Show FCCLA Fundraiser
October 13: Camp Singing Wind Hosts Goat Rendezvous
October 20: Nineteenth Annual Pow Wow Honoring The Spirit Of All Cowlitz People
October 27: TES PTO Annual Harvest Festival
November 3: Fiber Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre
November 6: Election Day
November 10: THS Class of 2021 Fundraiser selling Lucky Eagle Casino Bus Spots
Citizens for Great Toledo Schools ISO* campaign contributions for this school bond
Airnow.gov shares State Air Quality Resources
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