24th September 1999 at 01:00
A student was reviewing with her Year 2 class whether the objects she showed them were made from natural or manufactured material. She held up a length of copper water pipe. "Where do we get this from?" A girl in the front row: "Empty houses." We pay pound;30 for each Soundbite we publish. Send yours to Jill Craven, The TES, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1 9XY

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