For trig, you could also use:
For remembering the order of calculations in algebra:
King Henry Died (Monday,Tuesday...) Drinking Chocolate Milk I E E GRAMS OR E E I L C C METER C N L O T A OR LITER I T L A I I
January (knuckle), February (space), March (knuckle), April (space), May (knuckle), June (space), July (knuckle), August (knuckle), September (space), October (knuckle), November (space), December (knuckle).
NOTE: July and August are where your two hands are put together! All the months on the knuckle have 31 days the ones that land on the space have 30--except of course February! This info supplied by Darlene.K.Carlson.email@example.com, a veritable fount of information!
Color first&second bands third band Black 0 .0 Brown 1 0 Red 2 00 Orange 3 000 Yellow 4 0,000 Green 5 00,000 Blue 6 000,000 Violet 7 0,000,000 Grey 8 00,000,000 White 9 000,000,000Contributed by Phil Marcelis!
N W E SThanks go to Darlene.K.Carlson.firstname.lastname@example.org for the watermelon one, and also for:
10 - diamond 9 - corundum 8 - topaz 7 - quartz (easily scratches glass) 6 - orthoclase feldspar (barely scratches glass) 5 - apatite (nail is about 5) 4 - fluorite 3 - calcite 2 - gypsum (fingernail is about 2.5) 1 - talc
These history mnemonics were contributed by an 8th grade study skills class in Wisconsin. Thanks, kids!! They contributed others on this page as well, in the History and Science sections. Some they heard, some they made up.
For flat keys, the order is reversed: