Thursday, June 18, 2009

something that did make me laugh

There are a few bright spots.

On the test I gave today, I had asked students for an example of a species choosing unsuitable habitat. I had talked about how roads often acted as barriers or "sinks" (because lots of animals get killed crossing them) and how sometimes ectotherms will "sun" on blacktop roads in the spring and get hit by cars.

So for the answer to the question, one student put, "Snakes on a highway"

Coming soon to a multiplex near you? Starring Samuel L. Jackson's less-famous cousin?

(Sorry. I have to take the laughs where I can get them these days. And at any rate, the student got credit - it is a correct answer)

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