Thank you to Andrew Carle (@TieAndJeans) for pointing out this awesomeness:
Click to embiggenate. Thanks Cook’s Illustrated, the best publishing-dictatorship ever.
Where can’t you go with this? Slope, rates, density, volumes, area, exponentials, ethics, biology, feed quality, it never ends!
However, you are in danger of falling off the arête here, much like the unholy dog bandana. So play it close, and make sure your kids understand where their food comes from before you start running with ye ol’ chicken lesson here.
Hello! I teach physics, calculus, object-oriented programming, and gastronomy at a rural Iowa high school.
I write for Edutopia, which is as close to George Lucas as the restraining order will let me get.
I love curing bacon, the Oxford comma, and getting students into the narrative arc of a lesson. I hate traditional grading, non-sparkling water, and being boring. [Warning, my proof reader is paid a teacher's salary]
I feel a little silly putting this here, but I've been asked about reproducing this blog's material more than once, so here's the copyright info: United States fair usage applies. An email would be nice for anything using more than a few paragraphs.