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« on: 06/09/2007 20:39:28 »
Here's an interesting one for ya.

My son's class was told by their science teacher today to put a slice of bread in a plastic bag.....and then swing it around for a minute and then just leave it and bring it into school tomorrow !!

Have ewe got any idea what this is all about ?...we don't know !..the teacher would not say !!

I reckon the teacher just wants a free loaf from all the kids !!

Whajafink ?




 

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« Reply #1 on: 06/09/2007 21:03:41 »
Perhaps it will force enough air through the bread to dry it out even inside the bag!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 06/09/2007 21:07:47 »
My guess is that they are going to watch it grow mould. Fresh bread is pretty nearly sterile, nobody's house is sterile so they should pick up some spores by swinging it about, even in a bag.
(I still liker this theory "I reckon the teacher just wants a free loaf from all the kids !!"
 

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« Reply #3 on: 06/09/2007 21:16:04 »
Thats a good point BC! Mold is highly probable I honestly have never heard of this one..
 

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« Reply #4 on: 06/09/2007 21:17:28 »
I would also guess mould, but normally you will also add a bit of water to the bag.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 06/09/2007 21:27:14 »
THANK YOU ALL VERY VERY MUCH !!

HUGS THE KAREN
HUGS THE BC
HUGS THE PAUL.FR

My son...has said that they are in fact due to be learning about moulds and fungi so I reckon you've  hit the nail on the head ...I will let you know after his next lesson tomorrow.

I am sure you are all right !!

YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !!



 

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« Reply #6 on: 06/09/2007 21:28:25 »
Let us know will ya! I think I will try it tonight myself! LOL
 

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« Reply #7 on: 07/09/2007 17:47:00 »
An update please, Mr Neil.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 07/09/2007 20:09:18 »
An update please, Mr Neil.

The silly oik didn't take his bread in !!...however..the teacher who set the bread numbing task was off today !!....so...we'll find out next week !!...which means in the mean time I've an intelligence developing in my kitchen in a bag ....hmmm....wonder if it want's some free tickets to see Dali at the Tate Modern this Sunday |!!!
 

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