Amaze Your Friends! Fool Your Enemies!

We will look at cards that describe common, ordinary, even worthless items in terms that make them sound spectacular. Can you guess what these cards describe? ("Caveat Emptor" is Latin for, "Buyer, Beware!") Click on the title below, and sign in to the UM Share Drive to access this copyrighted material.

Wonder is at the Heart of Science

This activity suggests that someone is trying to rip you off. Another way of looking at it is that someone looks at ordinary things with and amazement. This is actually a critical quality for a scientist to develop.