What was your least favourite class at school?
Mine was chemistry. Not because chemistry’s boring; it isn’t. It’s fascinating. I loved nothing more than flinging chemicals together to see what happened.
And setting fire to the gas taps.
(Can kids still do that in classrooms these days?)
I disliked chemistry class because of the moles.
Despite my auspicious start in maths, I always struggled with the maths elements of chemistry and physics, particularly moles. Funnily enough, when I did some science courses for fun as an adult with the OU, I didn’t struggle with the moles…
Maybe because there wasn’t a teacher telling me I’d fail the higher paper if I took it.
I took it anyway, and got a B.
In your face, Mr Chemistry Teacher whose name I forget but who’s accent I remember very well (he was northern and pronounced “poor” as “poo-wer”).
So ya. Chemistry.
What was your least favourite class? Why?
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