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Ritten
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Dan, do you mean Reverend?

To continue that though.....

Salt and water Dan would seem to mix nicely, or we have really screwed up oceans......

My lab partner was still hot and I didn't pay much attention to the experiments.

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Sean
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I dont have to worry about the lab partner thing. The class has an odd number of kids in it, so I am usually the odd man out. I just get paired with an existing group or work alone. I occasionally get paired with my ex-girlfriend, or this weird goth kid who likes knives, but its only 40 mins every week, so i dont really care.

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Fabrux
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Oh how I miss the days of 40 minute labs...

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Reverend
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quote:
Don't you mean a chunk of sodium?
No, defiantly potassium. Fire and spitting and lots of noise. My chemistry teacher was very big on practical demonstrations, hence the "here's what not to do if the chip pan catches fire" demonstration. That ceiling probably still has the scorch marks.

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Mars Needs Women
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I remember one high school bio class where my teacher used the example of Data to explain the difference between living things and non-living things. She stated that Data didn't count as a lifeforms because he lacked organic parts. That answer always bugged me and I regret I never corrected her.
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Sean
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Yeah, last year, my earth science teacher was a trekkie, this year, my lab teacher is......well.......tainted to the dark side......

he has light sabers on his classroom walls for pete sakes.
sad, sad man.... [Big Grin]
I'll show him. i'll use my replica type II phaser pistol to melt some magnesium i will.....
Me takes my medication and goes to bed.

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Ritten
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There is always the next class reunion.

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Shik
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What I remember of HS chemistry is passing notes with Melissa Mikolaycik & Kim Fletcher on the other side of the room trying to get them to have sex with me, & sitting next to Dave Hornak as he told me about his new pet iguana. He pulled out all these fantasy names to name it & I was like "Why don't you just name it Bob?" He broke down laughing for some reasons & then named it Bob. We did some experiment with...IO think it was zinc & hydrogen peroxide? Drop the zinc in, wait a bit, & then Werkie gave us a long match told us to slowly put it in the beaker. FOOMF!! Dave & I were the first to get to that point & everyone looked up in shock. We were stunned for a moment & then went, "Again! Again!!"

Oh, I was also drawing silly little pictures of cartoon characters in the League of Science. Each one had a scientific superpower: Gravity Girl, Specific Gravity Lad, Subspace Field Compression Boy, The Ionic Woman, that sort of gig.

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HopefulNebula
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High school honors chem ruled. This teacher looked and sounded like Roz from Monsters, Inc.

College intro to chem? Sucked. Evil evil prof. Got quietly asked to leave because he got caught asking students for bribes. He was bald and his head got all sweaty whenever he talked about chemistry...

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B.J.
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My HS chem teacher was nasty. What I mean is she did not have any concept of personal hygiene. This was around 1990, and she had a 70s afro (on a white woman!), and she reeked. You just hoped she never raised her arms, because the areas under her armpits were stained green. GREEN! Blech.

I'm not exaggerating, either!

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Reverend
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Mine was an actual chemist, that is a chemist that used to work high up in pharmaceuticals but turned to teaching later in life because the pay was better...and his wife was head of the art department. On a similar note, my tech (woodwork) teacher was a former British Aerospace engineer. Such was the state of British industry at the time.

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Daniel Butler
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OK, apparently something's wrong with my memory, because I could've *sworn* it was pure metallic sodium (not ionic sodium like in Na+Cl- --or have I got the formula for salt wrong too? *panics*) that, when it comes into contact with water, explodes and/or spits fire and light and so on.

I spent a lot of my music classes drawing starship designs (mostly not Trek-style) on graph paper with a friend, and inventing specifications for them. I actually paid *attention* in science classes... [Wink]

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Reverend
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Yes, sodium does do that...though as I recall you usually need to ignite it yourself to make it flame after you drop it in water, depending on how much you use. Now look at where Sodium is on the periodic table, then move directly down and see what elements come after it.

Observe.

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The Ginger Beacon
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quote:
(from Dan Butler)

Ginger: We did a lab sort of like that. But it was really, really boring...the lame TA didn't explain anything or how it worked, it was basically just following instructions on pipetting, cooling, and incubating tubes of fluids and then culturing them. It was a demonstration using E. coli, I think, and plasmids for resisting a certain type of antibiotic. Spent 40 minutes sitting around and doing *nothing* at one point as the TA had no other experiment for us to do in the meanwhile... [/QB]

Nah, I did that in my 1st year. The project was more about prion propogation, like in CJD. Tedious, but it had its playing god moments. Also, there was a chemistry professor in the first year who reminded the whole class of Mr Toad (big, very round, sweats alot, stench you could smell several hundred yards, thinning white hair in a sort of middle-ages style, and a round warty face with little round glasses. Always wore a grey suit, and once pretended to have a girlfriend - a lie so transparent he had none of us fooled). For some reason we tried to slip "motor car" and "washer woman" into other wise innocuous statements.

One thought that pops into my head about the NX-01 taking all that punishement and still functional with few deaths compared to later ships is the size of the NX-01. The size to crew ratio was very low compared to the later ships, so maybe there were large areas of, not wasted space, but stuff that was not habitable, or essential to the sips structure.

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Ritten
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See, I had him panic, damn clergy anyway.

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