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Latinum Institute's Blog – September 2007 Archive (1)

Latin in the Science Classroom

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

Added by Latinum Institute on September 11, 2007 at 1:53pm — No Comments



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