Student #1: What does that mean?
Student #2: It’s from Doctor Who.
YES! They’re only in fifth grade, but they’re off to an excellent nerdy start in life.
Two weeks later during science:
Me: Running water is water that moves, like a river or a stream. Standing water just stands there, like a lake or a pond. But not like Amy and Rory. (A few students get it.) Ooh, there’s a River in Doctor Who as well!
Student: Isn’t she the one in the astronaut suit?