I wrote this article in 2005. In view of the Anit-Vax movement it seems more relevant now than ever.
Good evening parents and welcome to this Information Night about our exciting new subject Everyone-Has-A-Say Science. In this Year 7 program we don’t just respect individual beliefs; we embrace them.
And here are the fascinating topics your children will study this year:
Matter: Matter is made up of small particles called atoms. Atoms can combine to form big molecules like DNA and big crystals, which have mystical powers. Crystals bestow good fortune and can, obviously, help with homework.
Light: Light is a form of energy. Each colour of light has a different wavelength. A crystal with magical powers can split white light into different colours to form a rainbow. A rainbow is a sign of good luck or that it’s been raining. People’s heads can also split light into different colours. This is an aura. An aura is a person’s energy field. Red is for anger; while the flashing red aura means ‘Warning: I’m about to explode’.
Full Article: New Loony Science
When Melbourne was in the long LOCKDOWN last year there were reports that some 4-year-olds were stressed. So I made this funny little ebook called SOME THINGS GO SPLONK! to help 4 – 6 year-olds in crazy times.
Here is Some Things Go Splonk by Kerry Cue-compressed as a pdf file. Or you can look at each page one at a time below.
A friend sent me a card featuring New Bridges for the Seven Seas (below), a 1919 Art Deco work by Romain de Tirtoff, a Russian-born French Artist. The card inspired me to make this animation.
I’ve heard that some 4-year-olds are stressed. So I made this little fun ebook called SOME THINGS GO SPLONK! to help 4 – 6 year-olds in uncertain times. If you know anyone with young friends, kids or grandkids please send it on to them. It’s free.
Naturally, getting an ebook file that I could upload or email turned into a ‘Some Things Go Splonk’ situation. So here is Some Things Go Splonk by Kerry Cue-compressed as a pdf file. Or you can look at each page one at a time below.
FROM THE ARCHIVES:
Ministers of Education have been alarmed in the past to discover Australian High School Students know very little about the history of this country. The following essay by Ashlee M, Year 8, Coolathanu High is believed to be included in some bureaucratic report somewhere.
Australia is a large incontinent that lies in the Specific Ocean except for Tasmania which doesn’t know where it is. Australia is very hot because the Topic of Popracorn is in Queensland somewhere, which means Queenslanders are sweaty and can grow topical plants in their ears. But the most important topic is the topic of Cancer because if youse get sunburnt, Omigod, ya gonna die.
Full Article: Captain Hook and the History of Oz