You don’t have to like things to understand them… This includes Climate Change

Back when I was a professor, I loved to teach freshmen physics, either calc- or algebra-based. Kinematics is totally my jam. Optics is amazing and lets you do magic with things like optical tweezers. And thermo — I would teach thermo with food, and students would leave class understanding why you cook dumplings and other things in water and not in creamy broths. Most of Physics I and II is fun and games with science to me. I’m also a weirdo and I get that not everyone feels that way. And that is ok. I, for one, hate hate…

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Pamela L. Gay, Ph.D.

Astronomer, technologist, & creative focused on using new media to engage people in learning and doing science. Opinions & typos my own.