[meteorite-list] I can't believe it! - give me thepublisher's address

From: David Freeman <dfreeman_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:24 2004
Message-ID: <3B03C7AC.24802D43_at_fascination.com>

Dear Tett;
I go with Nick, mail-in opinions seem to offer controvercy enough to make STUPID
folks tend to want to educate themselves.
"Cept for Mr. Frass and the Deming delinquent that is...I am suprized that one
of the kooks doesn't spring up here in Wyoming, they are here, just in

Dave Freeman

Nick Gessler wrote:

> Hi Tett,
> Please post the publisher's name and address, and all the names and
> addresses associated with this, on the Met-List.
> Also the test name and number, page reference, etc.
> Let's have it out with these ignorami.
> Thanks,
> Nick
> At 10:48 PM 5/16/01 -0400, tett wrote:
> >So much for our Canadian education system.
> >
> >In Ontario all grade 6 students are now taking five days of standardized
> >tests with my son, Alex, being one of them. In total there are hundreds of
> >thousands of kids taking these tests now.
> >
> >Today the grade sixes were given a story to read and then asked to answer
> >questions. This story involved a young boy who witnessed a meteorite
> >fall. Here the boy sees the meteorite fall into a pool of water. The
> >water evaporates once the meteorite splashes in it. The boy then splashes
> >mud on the meteorite which in turn sizzles.
> >
> >One of the questions asked was:
> >
> >"What have you learned about meteorites"
> >
> >Fortunately, Alex was able to answer that he learned nothing as this could
> >not happen. Alex knew that meteorites are very cold when then touch down
> >and that the person that wrote this story was ignorant of this fact.
> >
> >The sad part is that thousands upon thousands of young kids will now
> >believe that meteorites land extremely hot, perpetuating the myth that one
> >should not touch a freshly fallen meteorite so as not to get burned.
> >
> >I can't believe it!
> >
> >tett
> >
> >
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