a for effort?
i was grading science quizzes for a middle school class the other day. they are studying newton’s three laws of motion, and on one student’s paper was this:
Question: When it says in Newton’s laws that momentum is being conserved, what does that mean?
[For all of you who see “Newton” and immediately think “Fig!”, the answer is that momentum is the same before and after a reaction, it carries through.]
The student’s answer?
“It means it is ecofriendly.”
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al gore would be so proud.