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Class Notes January 28, 2011

   This week we invented some probability games with large dice, and tried some old standard risk-reward games like Pig and Shut the Box. They enjoyed and experienced the varied number possibilities in the big room, in space, in continually-changing … Continue reading

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Class Notes, January 24, 2011

   On Tuesday, we discussed Martin Luther King, his inspiration from Gandhi, and Gandhi’s inspiration from Henry David Thoreau’s  “The Duty of Civil Disobedience“; and my family’s close relationship with Dr. King’s struggle. My father, as a prominent Union Organizer … Continue reading

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Class Notes January 13, 2011

Our week began with a trip to the Cornell Suspension Bridge to study the physics of suspension. Then, in honor of our studies in zoology, we went to the Lab of Ornithology Sound Studio, where we spent a wonderful time … Continue reading

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