Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 06:00:36 -0600

Author: "Patricia Sievert"

Subject: Re: Definition for 6 year old

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> Physics is the grown-up's curiosity about how nature works.
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> Urs

This is a good one. I think I'll rephrase my opening with to use it. =
I've often asked middle school students to think back to when they were =
curious about everything, but I like the idea of putting it "up front" =
in the explanation also. Of course I'll feel compelled to go on and =
explain how we act on that curiosity.

Pati Sievert, Outreach Coordinator
NICADD
Department of Physics
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Il 60115
sievert@physics.niu.edu
www.physics.niu.edu/~frontier
815-753-6418

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