layer cake


A Geology Lesson

a: layer cake ~
b: laws of superposition


"Finally, we went back to our evocative question and looked specifically at how a layer cake is like the laws of superposition, original horizontality, and uniformitarianism. They really made the connections that I was hoping they would see. And to solidify it even more, we ended the class by eating a small sliver of layer cake."

Writer: Janelle
Date: Feb 21 2014 3:02 PM

Green Venn Diagram

METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.