Today I taught two introductory science classes, where I approached the subject linguistically.
Firstly, I drew a nut on the board, labelled the shell, as shell, and the kernel, as kernel. This was a chemistry into class, so I labelled the kernel as the nucleus.
I then drew a model of an atom, and labelled it the same way, explaining that the shell of an atom was a place, not a thing.
In my intro Bio class today I drew exactly the same nut, but I wrote skin/shell,… Continue