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The picture depicts the inside of a promotional matchbook from the ‘60s or ‘70s. Looks pretty easy: if you want two free books from the Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc., complete your information and mail it. However, if you read the far right, you may laugh or cry, depending on your sense of humour. Did people really send the matches along with the matchbook?
If you are a chemistry teacher in search of a new demo, or perhaps looking for just the perfect teaching hook to start a lesson, or maybe something just a little zany, then Mad Science 2 is the book for you.
We found this comment on “Rate My Professor” website written by a student about a chemistry professor we know — we will not mention anyone’s name — but we had to share since it was good advice for all those taking chemistry. It made us smile.
Being a self-proclaimed handyman, and almost always willing to accept a challenge, I recently felt the need to top up the insulation in my attic — another notch in my tool belt, so to speak. Had I ever topped up attic insulation before? Of course not.