Reply-To: "George Gonzalez"
From: "George Gonzalez"
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Subject: Re: O.T. Math help
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Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 15:01:30 GMT
"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> This is a long way OT and should now stop.
Just one more--
Back in 9th grade I had a rather dizzy science teacher, and a mediocre
The book said that sugar dissolving in water was a chemical change (as
opposed to a physical change).
The teacher agreed.
I objected, and was voted down as both the book and teacher agreed. That
was 35 yrs ago, I'm still fuming.
I'm fuming a bit less since I read R. Feynman's statement that there's no
hard line between the two,
Same teacher was always berating us when we broke test tubes.
One day he picked up a box of 100 test tubes with one hand (his other hand
was in a cast,
he had broken it while skiiing I think). He dropped the whole box on the
floor, broke about half the test tubes.
A few yrs later in college the Physics Prof told us the reason old glass
windows are irregular is
due to the glass flowing....
Then just last week my son came home with the story that glass flows......
It's in the textbook,
teacher's head, worksheets, quizzes... too late to stamp this out!