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Your Summer Science Mix Tape

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Summertime, and the living is easy…or so it has been sung. In celebration of the dog days of August, today Periodic Tabloid offers you a pop soundtrack with a science flair for your summertime adventures.

Our top 11 selections for the 2011 International Year of Chemistry:

  1. Polythene Pam – The Beatles
  2. Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
  3. I Want a New Drug - Huey Lewis & the News
  4. The Elements Song – Tom Lehrer
  5. Sounds of Science – Beastie Boys
  6. Placebo Effect – Siouxsie and the Banshees
  7. Weird Science – Oingo Boingo
  8. The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades – Timbuk3
  9. The Scientist – Coldplay
  10. Meet the Elements – They Might Be Giants
  11. She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby

But what did we miss? Leave your hits in the comments.

Gigi Naglak is Outreach Coordinator for CHF’s Eddleman Institute. 

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