School Science and Mathematics, Volume 8

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School Science and Mathematics Association., 1908 - Science
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Page 467 - The great men of culture are those who have had a passion for diffusing, for making prevail, for carrying from one end of society to the other, the best knowledge, the best ideas of their time...
Page 440 - MATHEMATICS. Remittances should be made by Post Office Money Order, Express Order, or Bank Draft. If personal checks are sent, please add ten cents for collection: SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS is the "official organ" of the following associations and is sent free to all members who have paid their dues.
Page 90 - By the grace of God, gentlemen hearers, I have performed my promise. I have redeemed my pledge. I have explained, according to my ability, the definitions, postulates, axioms, and the first eight propositions of the Elements of Euclid. Here, sinking under the weight of years, I lay down my art and my instruments.
Page 301 - It is assumed that pupils will be required throughout the course to solve numerous problems which involve putting questions into equations. Some of these problems should be chosen from mensuration, from physics, .and from commercial life. The use of graphical methods and illustrations, particularly in connection with the solution of equations, is also expected.
Page 523 - In the class work the student must be drilled to an understanding of the use of the general principles which make up the required syllabus. He must be able to apply these principles intelligently to the solution of simple, practical, concrete problems. 7. Examinations will be framed to test the student's understanding of and ability to use the general principles in the required syllabus, as indicated in 6. 8. The teacher is not expected to follow the order of topics in the syllabus unless he wishes...
Page 162 - The principal officers of the Association shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer, all of whom shall be elected by and from the Board of Directors.
Page 608 - Since 1899, poplar, which for years was used in connection with spruce to the exclusion of all other paper woods, has increased in total quantity less than 100,000 cords, and is now outranked by hemlock. Pine, balsam and cottonwood are used in much smaller amounts. New York alone consumes each year over a million and a quarter cords of wood in the manufacture of pulp, or more than twice as much as Maine, which ranks next. Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Michigan follow in the order given....
Page 164 - The cut of softwoods is over four times that of hardwoods, yet it is doubtful if a shortage in the former would cause dismay in so many industries. The cooperage, furniture, and vehicle industries depend upon hardwood timber, and the railroads, telephone and telegraph companies, agricultural implement manufacturers, and builders use it extensively. This leads to the question, Where is the future supply of hardwoods to be found? The cut in Ohio, and Indiana, which, seven years ago, led all other states,...
Page 817 - Geography In Elementary, Secondary and in Normal Schools EDITED BY RICHARD ELWOOD DODGE Professor of Geography, Teachers College, New York City THE JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY stands for progress in geography teaching Teachers, from the Elementary School to the University, find THE JOURNAL almost indispensable, if they would keep in touch with that which is best in geography teaching. Every school library in the country should contain THE JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHY, for it is not out of date at the end of the...
Page 608 - ... by proper preparation be made to take the place of the high-grade, long-leaf pine for many purposes. Black and tupelo gums and other little-used woods have a new and increasing importance because of the possibility of preserving them from decay at small cost. In the Northeastern and Lake States are tamarack, hemlock, beech, birch, and maple, and the red and black oaks, all of which by proper treatment may help to replace the fast-diminishing white oak and cedar. In the States of the Mississippi...

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