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Childbirth?

I noticed that a huge missing piece out of the medicine chapter was one of the most important things for human survival: childbirth . Childbirth can be a very dangerous procedure. The number of ways both mother and child could die are immense: for example, if the mother has not gotten enough protein...
by illuminatedwax
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:27 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Childbirth?
Replies: 2
Views: 2870

Bisecting (and trisecting) lines

In order to make an accurate ruler, map, or blueprint, it will be useful to find the point on a line that is exactly in the middle of two other points. This is called bisection, and you can also trisect a line as well. First, you'll have to make a drawing compass, which should not be difficult compa...
by illuminatedwax
Fri May 09, 2014 11:24 pm
 
Forum: 13. The Greatest Invention
Topic: Bisecting (and trisecting) lines
Replies: 0
Views: 2202

Temperature scales

Reading the book, I was disappointed to see that re-instituting Fahrenheit was not considered. The scale was actually created to be easy to make in the lab! 1. Take ice water (ice created using a freezer from Chapter 4) and measure its temperature. Mark this number 32. 2. Take the ice water and add ...
by illuminatedwax
Fri May 09, 2014 10:33 pm
 
Forum: 13. The Greatest Invention
Topic: Temperature scales
Replies: 0
Views: 1945

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