Day: July 1, 2021

Are textbooks still relevant?

July 1, 2021 Off

Are textbooks still relevant? Textbooks are still the most popular choice of students. The Student Watch report Attitudes and Behavior toward Course Materials 2016-2017 showed that 74 percent of students bought new textbooks compared to only 23 percent who bought digital course materials (Figure 1). Can I buy an access code without buying the book?…

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Is money made of trees?

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Is money made of trees? US Currency is made out of cotton fiber paper which does not contain wood. Cotton does not comes from trees but shrubs. Some currencies are currently moving to polymer banknotes which would be made of entirely synthetic compounds as well. But to answer your question not a single tree is…

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How do geniuses think?

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How do geniuses think? Physicist and philosopher David Bohm believed geniuses were able to think different thoughts because they could tolerate ambivalence between opposites or two incompatible subjects. Physicist Niels Bohr believed that if you held opposites together, then you suspend your thought and your mind moves to a new level. What is the IQ…

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How do you catch up when you fall behind?

July 1, 2021 Off

How do you catch up when you fall behind? How to Catch Up In a Class When You’ve Fallen BehindGo to class. Even if you’ve missed several class periods before this, the first thing you can do to turn yourself around is to attend class. Take notes. Even if you don’t quite understand what’s going…

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