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As a part of my Scientific American inspired collection of Things We Know to Be True I convey you the following factor we all know to be true. The Earth is NOT flat. The Earth is spherical. Spherical to be precise. Although should you really need to get into the small print it’s not exactly spherical. Regardless of the Earth being slightly deviated from a spherical form, we know the Earth is not flat. Yet there are people who are legitimately convinced the Earth is flat. There’s even a considerably well-known group arguing for a flat Earth. I will not inform you who they are nor will I submit their web site as I don’t suppose they deserve the publicity (by publicity I mean the three individuals who will read this). If you really wish to know, do a Google search. They are relatively straightforward to find.
We collected micro organism samples from several locations, together with my 6 year old’s mouth, a doorknob, my mobile phone screen, my laptop keyboard, the bathroom sink, and the ground. We also collected a sample from my dirty cellphone display screen but added anti-bacterial soap to the petri dish to see if this halts micro organism growth. Then we cleaned my cellphone display and took a sample to test bacteria development from a cleaned cellphone display screen. We then setup the petri dishes in our selfmade incubator. The goal is to determine which household objects comprise the most micro organism in addition to to test how anti-bacterial cleaners kill bacteria.
We bought several items for both children from MindWare , together with a set of BrainBox games for our 9 12 months previous. She had previously picked these out as something she needed, so we bought a set of 4, giving her two for Christmas and saving two for her upcoming birthday. One of the 2 she obtained for Christmas was the Art version. The game itself is very easy, however using memory and critical pondering abilities to play. Inside are a field of thick cards, every with a painting (replicas of real, well-known paintings) on it with tidbits of knowledge associated to the painting. You have ten seconds to look at your card in your turn. Then someone else asks a query (a number of on the again of the cardboard) and you have to reply it based mostly on reminiscence or possibly stuff you already know about the portray. It was a enjoyable recreation that solely takes 10 minutes to play, so one thing you can play even if you don’t have a lot time.
To conclude, I merely don’t know. Kids go through progress spurts, but are they related to seasons. Despite a number of web sites saying yes, I discover no analysis supporting this. On the other aspect I discover no analysis refuted this both. In truth, I discover no analysis at all looking at children’s progress versus the season. Maybe this ‘reality’ is true. Maybe it is not. Then there’s the question of causation vs. correlation. If there was a hyperlink, is a direct results of seasons or something else that simply happens to coincide with seasons? For now, I stay skeptical and don’t have any motive to consider it’s true until further analysis suggests in any other case.