School Science and Mathematics, Volume 15 (Google eBook)

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School Science and Mathematics Association., 1915 - Science
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Contents

Theorems in Geometry Two Useful Albert Babbitt 244
78
Latent Heat A Model for Use in Teaching Thomas W Page
80
Personals Charles H Smith 738
92
Caldwell Otis W University of Chicago 342 344
105
Chemistry for the General Student College E A Strong
127
air for Circular Motion A Simple Method for Showing L
141
Law of Charles by Experiment The F R Gorton 581
153
Food Through Preparation of Meals Teaching of Acnes Wilson
154
Boise High School Commands Attention Industrial Department of 381
157
Gee E L Detroit 533
173
Book Reviews
182
Gas Flames and Gas Explosions W F Roecker
209
Limit of the Sum of an Infinite Geometrical Series A Note on
247
Hake J W West Virginia University 571
248
Petroleum Map of the United States New United States Geological
255
Chandler E F University of North Dakota University N D 429
267
Gasoline From Natural Gas
302
Physics Problems Diagrams for Solving John W Scoville 763
329
Magnetic Phenomena S R Williams 474
334
Mathematics ConferenceMichigan Schoolmasters Club Ann Arbor
366
Harley Theodore L Hyde Park High School Chicago
368
Physiography Report of an Investigation of High School Charles
371
Mathematics Section Minutes of Central Association Marie Gugle 173
372
Plants Grown in Schoolroom Stimulate Interest in Agriculture United
388
Hassler J O Englewood Chicago High School 820
409
Generator for the Physics Laboratory A Model Henry Kempner
426
Mathematics Teachers The Training of G A Miller 1
432
Conley Emma State Inspector Madison Wisconsin 413
434
Platinum Wire A Study of the Quality of Bureau or Standards 724
457
A Teachers Manual to Accompany High School Geography
462
Hillier Ada High School South Bend Ind 157
463
Chemistry Survey Report of S R Powers 810
485
Bubonic Plague by Fleas Transmission of Journal of the American
488
To All of Our Readers
555
Mill Tailings for Road Metal United States Geological Survey
565
Earthquake Construction
570
School Medical Instructors Charles H Smith 712
576
Kempner Henry Pratt Institute Broooklyn 436
577
Milwaukee Biology Teachers Lucie Harmon 356
578
Home Economic Courses Project Teaching in Louise Stanley
585
Transylvania College
589
National Association of Teachers Agencies The B F Clark 736
606
New York State Uses Much Natural Gas United States Geological
617
Knight Nicholas Cornell College Mount Vernon la
618
Notebooks Notes on John G Coulter 294
625
Le Baron Harold New Auburn N Y 59
628
Household Accounting Minna C Denton
648
Home Economics Question Box Minna C Denton 156
650
Number and the Quadratic Richard Morris
655
Household Management in the High School Bernice Allen 56
662
Optical Glass in America Manufacture Bureau of Standards 323
667
Science in Education The Mission of John M Coulter 93
685
Indians Mined Copper 433
712
Miller G A University of Illinois 1 806
713
Kansas Association of Mathematics Teachers Charles H Smith 180
725
Laboratory Assistants Charles H Smith 453
737
Why Should Light Come from the Left Side? 396
738
Morris Richard Rutgers College New Brunswick N J 655
740
Science Questions Franklin T Jones
750
Work for Teachers Outside Charles H Smith 452
759
Department of Commerce
819
Eastern Association of Physics Teachers 735
835
Laboratory Review A H Clyde Krenerick 695
836
Mathematics for Machinists Herbert E Conn
839
XRays Recent Discoveries Concerning Earl R Glenn 556
845
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