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Archive for December, 2015

Trippy, man

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Written by David Robertson

December 9th, 2015 at 11:15 pm

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Otterbein Notices Nobel

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Written by Nathaniel Tagg

December 4th, 2015 at 9:48 am

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Kid’s Misconceptions about physics

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http://amasci.com/miscon/opphys.html

Some of my favorites:

“Rain comes from holes in clouds.”

“Gases are not matter because most are invisible.”

“Batteries have electricity inside them”

Most of these are familiar to us as instructors, even after students reach college…

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

December 4th, 2015 at 9:46 am

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