MCAS Grade 5 (I)
April 30, 2015
Conductivity XVI. Science and Technology/Engineering, Grade 5 Question 9: Mark built an incomplete circuit with a light bulb, as shown below. As the Standardized Test Season continues, here is another sample question taken, this time, from the 5th Grade 2014 MCAS exam.
MCAS: Grade 8 (II)
April 21, 2015
Natural Selection: Question 19 – Session 2 – 2014
Awesome Sauce: What If?
September 10, 2014
Crazy questions, REAL answers, Snark and a Stick Figure Master of Ceremonies….it’s all here!
Air, Art and the End of Alchemy: Part 2
September 2, 2014
The title plaque off to the side of the painting read as follows: Jacques Louis David (Dah-veed) French, 1748–1825 Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (Lav-wah-see-ay) (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836) Oil on Canvas Signed, dated and inscribed (lower left): L. David [faciebat]/parisiis anno/ 1788 (Italics Mine) I had heard of both the artist and the subject […]
Art Alchemy and the Birth of Oxygen Part One
May 25, 2014
We take the simplest things, like oxygen, for granted. “Oxygen”, however didn’t always exist. Someone had to “discover” it.