[I]t is ambition enough to be employed as an under-labourer in clearing the ground a little, and removing some of the rubbish that lies in the way to knowledge;- which certainly had been very much more advanced in the world, if the endeavours of ingenious and industrious men had not been much cumbered with the learned but frivolous use of uncouth, affected, or unintelligible terms, introduced into the sciences
John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690)
OK, so I was wrong.
In a previous blog, I suggested a possible “diagrammatic” way of teaching energy at GCSE which I…
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