ERIC Number: EJ1012185
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
Using a Poetry Reading on Hemoglobin to Enhance Subject Matter
Herrick, Richard S.; Cording, Robert K.
Journal of Chemical Education, v90 n2 p215-218 Feb 2013
Poetry reading is identified as a fun way to review chemistry topics and spark student interest in the beauty and mystery of chemistry. A reading of the poem "Jerry-Built Forever" (on various aspects of hemoglobin) is used as an example; the poem is included in the article. Details of how the reading was performed and reactions of the students are presented.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Poetry, Chemistry, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes, College Science, High Schools, Secondary School Science, Teaching Methods, Creative Teaching, Scientific Concepts, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Faculty Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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