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Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

AP Physics: Stuck in the concrete

Attention conservation notice. The author reminisces about learning physics in high school, and claims that all too often, teaching was focused too much on concrete formulas, and not the unifying theory around them. In elementary school, you may have learned D=RT (pronounced "dirt"), that is, distance is rate multiplied with time. This was mostly lies, […]

  • June 7, 2010