Sixth grade was bulky desks, black tops, and best friends, cool teachers, commanding yard duties, and cheeky principals. Sixth grade was the year we figured out homework actually sucked and parents weren’t cool. Our ideas about reality began to change and everything was magical.
Sixth grade was discovering atoms. Do you remember the first time you heard about the tiny particles flying around everywhere? I sure do; it felt like I was let in on some massive secret. Everything was made up of really small things we couldn’t see! Our elementary school curriculum didn’t teach us much more than that; it was good enough for us to know that atoms were out there. Read more “Ripping the Rug Out: How I’ve Come To Understand the Bible and the Atom”