The school system is not perfect.
There are times when textbooks are obsolete. If you go to a public school and receive a 10-year-old science book, you might read about Pluto being the ninth planet of the Solar System.
Here are some misleading lessons you probably learned from your teacher:
Classic science subject. The tongue map shows the different regions of our tongue and how they sense different tastes. If you put a candy on the tip of your tongue, you’ll taste its sweetness but if you put salt, you won’t taste anything since you didn’t put it on the right region.
This is wrong though. It is easy to disprove by placing different flavors on your tongue. You’ll still taste them no matter which region of your tongue you put them.
To add another fact, there’s a fifth taste called .
We are taught in elementary about the three states of matter – solid, liquid and gas. Unfortunately, it’s utterly wrong.exploration.grc.nasa.gov
Maybe the textbooks decided to not add the rest since they’re too complicated to understand. Still, it is worth plasma, Bose-Einstein condensates and the neutron-degenerate matter.
If we evolved from monkeys, then why are monkeys still around?scienceblogs.com
, the famed naturalist we always read in high school biology, only said that monkeys, apes and humans must have a common ancestor because of our great similarities compared to other species.
In short, he said that we didn’t evolve from monkeys. Both humans and monkeys evolved from a much primitive ancestor, probably an animal that looks like a monkey.
Sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. We have five senses.humananatomyposters.com
Well, , we also have a sense of balance (equilibrioception), pressure, temperature, pain and many more!
An of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health wrote:
“Humans need to maintain fluid balance and need to when required, but should also consider fluid in unprocessed fruits and vegetables and juices. There is further evidence that water and a well-balanced diet does far more than water alone.”
In short, it heavily depends on your diet.
Some bats can even than humans.todayifoundabout.com
It’s just that at night, bats heavily rely on their ability to echolocate for capturing insects and navigating in the dark.
He wasn’t even the to discover America. About 500 years before Columbus, a group of Vikings, led by Leif Ericson, reached the North American shores and left a settlement on the island of modern-day Newfoundland.
Christopher Columbus was even a very .
We wholeheartedly practiced writing in cursive. This lead us to believe that learning to write in cursive is extremely important. When was the last time you used pinakatay to write?
We read in a textbook that the fluorescent lamp was named in honor of him. Unfortunately, .olino.org
No records exist to prove that Flores invented the lamp. It’s just impossible for a single person to invent the lamp so fast. The first active research on the lamp started in 1934 at the GE research laboratory at Nela Park. This involved physicists, chemists and engineers and even a Nobel prize winner as a consultant and experimented on more than 10, 000 materials.
Sorry to bust your belief but…Ambeth R. Ocampo
No law, executive order or proclamation has been enacted or issued officially proclaiming any Filipino historical figure as a national hero.
Even , was not proclaimed as such. He holds this title in Philippine History as a tribute because of the Filipinos’ continued veneration of his contributions to the social transformation that took place in this country.