Hey Pandas, What Analogies Helped You Understand Stuff Better? (Closed)
Post an Analogy about anything that helped you out someone else understand something better.
This is one I kind of though of: Life is like a drawing. Theres pen and pencil drawings. When it comes to pencil drawings if you mess up you erase it. The mark still remains but if you look at the big picture it looks good. Pen drawings are permanent. If you mess up people can try to look away from it but it will still stay. Or if you do good, people would look at it and think its amazing. Sometimes scribbling it makes the drawing worst
I remember once in grade school I was struggling to understand the difference between atoms and molecules because they both said they were the smallest something could be. My brother told me to think of a pizza. The slices were molecules, smaller than the whole but still pizza. The ingredients were atoms, mushrooms, olives, pepperoni. They together made up the pizza, but were not pizza on their own. I’ve never forgotten it.
A nautical mile is 1.852km. "852" is the middle column of a computer keyboard's number pad.
In school, we had to learn Japanese and the teacher would always tell us to make pictures with the hiragana, for example, na was a nun praying near a cross or ha was haha you have a hole in your keg.
Cuisenaire rods, a visual maths teaching aid that completely cleared my basic arithmetic for me in my first few years of learning maths, are fabulous. I’m a very visual thinker, and as soon as I grasped the relationship between the rods, their sizes, and numbers maths became effortless..