Teaching Mathematics

The Blyth Institute will be giving a talk on Teaching Mathematics in Home Education at the Helmereich Library on March 10, 2018, 10AM-12PM.  This is a public event hosted by The Blyth Institute for homeschooling parents. 

New Paper on Foundations of Evolution

The director of the Blyth Institute, Jonathan Bartlett, recently published a paper on the foundations of evolution in the journal BIO-Complexity. The paper was titled “Evolutionary Teleonomy as a Unifying Principle for the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis.” The paper focuses on how teleonomy (the programming inherent in organisms) drives the evolutionary process, and what this means…

Mobile Microscopy Lab at the Tulsa Homeschool Expo

The Blyth Institute ran a student microscopy laboratory at the Tulsa Homeschool Expo, where students got the opportunity to learn how to use the microscope, make slides, and apply stains to improve the ability to visualize the microscopic. Pictures available here.

Lecture: Turing Machines and Biology

The Blyth Institute presented a guest lecture to ORU students on the relationship between Turing Machines, computability theory, and biology.

Blyth Institute Press Releases New Book

The Blyth Institute is proud to announce the availability of our new book, Naturalism and Its Alternatives in Scientific Methodologies.  This book represents the culmination of the 2016 Conference on Alternatives to methodological Naturalism.

Blyth Institute Debuts Mobile Microscopy Lab

The Blyth Institute debuted its new Mobile Microscopy Laboratory on June 24-25 at the Tulsa Homeschool Expo in a public lab for students of all ages.  We had a variety of activities including observing pre-made slides, observing pond water, bacterial observation, and gram staining.  Students made photographs of their slide preparations using a microscope camera.

New Conference on Methodological Naturalism

The Blyth Institute just finished hosting a research-oriented e-conference, Alternatives to Methodological Naturalism with over a dozen presenters and presentations.  Click here to find more information. The Blyth Institute is grateful to have received a grant from the Center for Evolutionary Informatics to assist in this conference!  See our press release for more information.

Blyth Institute Microscopes in Use Throughout Oklahoma

The Blyth Institute is pleased to announce that its Microscope Leasing Program is active in several classrooms across the state of Oklahoma, helping students in Tulsa and Oklahoma City have better access to necessary equipment.