I would love to be a student, in addition to taking on copy-editing duties.
I took algebra in college some seven or eight years ago, and while I did get taught higher math in high school, I cannot be said to have learned it, given that I didn't test out of algebra when I got to college.
I took physics in high school, in the '93-'94 school year. I learned pretty much nothing, given that my teacher had a heart attack in November and got replaced for three months by a man with a doctorate in physics, and that, when Mr. Hsu did come back, we as a class did our level best to ensure that he didn't overtire himself by actually bothering to teach us much. (We did a lot of group work, with one person going up to him and asking the questions; very few lectures.)
I have a pair of binoculars, but since I'm starting to have interesting issues with tremula in my hands (this may be temporary, but it wouldn't surprise me if I had one more medical condition to worry about), I'm not sure how successfully I can use them.
I may or may not be able to afford a textbook proper, based on a lot of factors.
Oh, and I, too, can identify Orion, Cassiopeia, and the Big Dipper. Orion is a winter constellation, Cassiopeia summer (though possibly close enough to Polaris that it's year-round?), and the Big Dipper is year round in the north of the sky.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"