...I believe the best kind of teacher is also a learner, and I have been a learner and lover of math and science for many years. In high school I used to compete on a national level in math, placing frequently, and as a Senior I also won the honor of being a Sunshine State Regional Scholar for Math... (read more)
...States of Matter - Dry ice is an interesting exception to the usual solid-liquid-gas model.
2. Density - If a golf ball and ping-pong ball are the same size, why don't they have the same weight?
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...I earned a 98th percentile performance on SAT, including the Math section. I have eight years experience tutoring Standardized Test Preparation. I have a BS with Honors from US Coast Guard Academy in Civil Engineering and an MS with Honors from American Military University in Environmental Policy and Management with a concentration in Fish and Wildlife. (read more)
...I also have extensive experience in the classroom and as a tutor working with Everyday Math, Singapore math, and middle school math through Algebra. I want my students to "really get math" in the way that a serious student of a foreign language really needs to "get it" in order to be fluent. Ju... (read more)
...As a senior, I was nominated for the Excellence in Tutoring Award. Additionally, I worked as a discussion leader for both general and organic chemistry where I led students through problem sets and answered any questions they may have had. Finally, I worked as a chemistry laboratory teaching assistant (TA) for two years and was recognized for my work by received a TA Excellence Award. (read more)