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Fayetteville Christian School Science



 Can you believe that some people have never heard of celebrating mole day?

 Scientists and students around the  world celebrate Mole Day with various activities related to chemistry and/or moles.

 Mole Day is celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m. in honor of  Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023).

How to Celebrate National Mole Day

  • Send a Mole Day  greeting card to friends.

  • Drink a glass of molasses milk (201g [ 7.1 oz ] of C6H12NNaO3S = 1 mole) at 6:02am & pm.

  • Bake and eat 6.02 molasses cookies.

  • Drink 1 mol of H2O (18 g or 0.63oz) of water at 6:02am.

  • Ask people to guess how many moles you have in a brown paper bag.

National  Mole Day

6:02am to 6:02pm, October 23

6.02 x 1023


The Ten Commolements

(found at http://members.tripod.com/~smalls42/commolements.html)

  1. Thou shalt not use 6.02 x 1023 in vain.

  2. Thou shalt not use the term mole if thou has no true knowledge of the term mole.

  3. Thou shalt not kill a mole.

  4. Thou shalt not covet your neighbor's mole.

  5. Thou shall always remember to celebrate Mole Day.

  6. Thou shalt not disparage Mole Day.

  7. Thou shalt not use a mole out of season.

  8. Thou shalt always honor the one who introduced thou to Mole Day.

  9. You shalt always keep sacred 10/23.

  10. Thou shalt always remember these commolments or thou will never properly celebrate Mole Day.



Mole Jokes from http://www.moleday.org/htdocs/mole_jokes.html

Q: Why is it bad to tell mole jokes?
A: It's mole-itically incorrect

Q: What did Avogadro get when he mixed ice cream, chocolate syrup, and milk together?
A: A chocolate Moledt

Q: What did Avogadro teach his students in math class?
A: Moletiplication

Q: What kind of fruit did Avogadro eat in the summer?
A: Watermolens

Q: Why was there only one Avogadro?
A: When they made him, they broke the Moled

Q: What did Avogadro invent for his wife to use as a night cream?
A: Oil of Molay

Q: How much does Avogadro exaggerate?
A: He makes mountains out of mole hills

Q: What was Avogadro's favorite Indian tribe?
The Molehawks