School Science, Volumen1

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School Science, 1901
A journal of science teaching in secondary schools.
 

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Página 467 - Philosophical and scientific apparatus, utensils, instruments, and preparations, including bottles and boxes containing the same, specially imported in good faith for the use and by order of any society or institution incorporated or established solely for religious, philosophical, educational, scientific, or literary purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for the use or by order of any college, academy, school or seminary of learning in the United States, or any state or public...
Página 395 - New times demand new measures and new men ; The world advances, and in time outgrows The laws that in our fathers' day were best; And, doubtless, after us, some purer scheme Will be shaped out by wiser men than we, Made wiser by the steady growth of truth.
Página 232 - A SYSTEMATIC HANDBOOK OF VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS ; or, the Quantitative Estimation of Chemical Substances by measure, applied to Liquids, Solids and Gases. By FRANCIS SUTTON, FIC, FCS, Public Analyst for the County of Norfolk.
Página 381 - * * * the office of weights and measures * * * will in the future regard the international prototype meter and kilogram as fundamental standards, and the customary units, the yard and the pound, will be derived therefrom in accordance with the act of July 28, 1866.
Página 396 - Heuristic methods of teaching are methods which involve our placing students as far as possible in the attitude of the discoverer — methods which involve their finding out instead of being merely told about things".
Página 91 - That on and after the first day of January, nineteen hundred and five, all the Departments of the Government of the United States, in the transaction of all business requiring the use of weight and measurement, except in completing the survey of public lands, shall employ and use only the weights and measures of the metric system ; and...
Página 378 - ... instead of a tenth, part of a dollar. Even now, at the end of thirty years, ask a tradesman or shopkeeper, in any of our cities what is a dime or a mille, and the chances are four in five that he will not understand your question.
Página 51 - ... returning the pen). We are willing to take chances on you wanting to sell ; we know pen values — you will when you have one of these. Finest quality hard Para rubber reservoir...
Página 378 - Richmond, and you shall be told it is not a shilling, but nine pence. Bring it to Philadelphia, Baltimore, or the City of Washington, and you shall find it recognized for an eleven-penny bit ; and if you ask how that can be, you shall learn that, the dollar being of ninety pence, the eighth part of it is nearer to eleven than to any other number...
Página 236 - ... our coarse senses know it; it does not pretend to penetrate beneath the surface. It is therefore with the greatest respect for its authors, and with a full recognition of the enormous power of the weapons employed, that I venture to assert that the exposition of such a system of tactics can not l>e regarded as the last word of science in the struggle for the truth.

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