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ERIC Number: EJ270282
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
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Over-the-Counter Chemistry: Bringing Aspirin, Antacids, and Detergent to Class.
Tocci, Salvatore
Science Teacher, v49 n8 p45-48 Nov 1982
Describes a general chemistry course which encourages students to investigate the applications of chemical concepts to everyday situations. Commercially available products are analyzed and the accuracy of manufacturers' claims are evaluated. For example, students compare different aspirin brands, calculating percentage of active ingredients and determining relative effectiveness of each brand. (Author/JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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