08/28/13 Grif.Net – Science Answers

08/28/13 Grif.Net – Science Answers

Years ago Ann Landers printed these answers by fifth and sixth graders to
various science test questions:

“The law of gravity says it’s no fair jumping up without coming back down.”

“You can listen to thunder and tell how close you came to getting hit. If
you don’t hear it, you got hit, so don’t worry about it.”

“Someday, we may discover how to make magnets that can point in any

“A vibration is a motion that cannot make up its mind which way it wants to

“There are 26 vitamins in all, but some of the letters are yet to be

“There is a tremendous weight pushing down on the center of the Earth,
because so many people are stomping around up there these days.”

“Genetics explains why you look like your father, and if you don’t, why you

“Vacuums are nothings. We only mention them to let them know we know
they’re there.”

“The cause of perfume disappearing is evaporation. Evaporation gets blamed
for a lot of things, that people forget to put the tops on.”

“I’m not sure how clouds are formed, but clouds know how to do it, and
that’s the important thing.”

“Water vapor gets together in a cloud. When it is big enough to be called a
drop, it does.”

“Rain is saved up in cloud banks.”

“To keep milk from turning sour, keep it in the cow.”

“Some people can tell what time it is, just by looking at the sun, but I
have never been able to make out the numbers.”

“In some rocks, you can find the fossil footprints of fishes.”

“For asphyxiation, apply artificial respiration until the patient is dead.”

“Blood circulates through the body, by flowing down one leg and up the

“Thunder is a rich source of loudness.”

“The four seasons are: salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.”

“Before a rocket can reach outer space, it has to go through the earth’s

(My favorite) “When planets run around in circles, we say they are orbiting.
When people do it, we say they’re too busy.”

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”