It’s not uncommon for high school students to research the question: How much can I drink before I vomit? Usually they don’t get credit, however. A science teacher in Smithfield, North Carolina is in hot water for asking students to drink huge quantities of milk for a classroom experiment.
It was intended to show the body can handle only so much before a natural reaction occurs and the person vomits.
Participation was voluntary, says the teacher. Of 42 students in two classes who drank the milk, five threw up. An educational experience for all, especially for the teacher, who’s been suspended.