ERIC Number: EJ355996
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Provocative Opinion: Descriptive Chemistry.
Bent, Henry A.; Bent, Brian E.
Journal of Chemical Education, v64 n3 p249-51 Mar 1987
Discusses many of the distinctions that chemists draw between theoretical chemistry and descriptive chemistry, along with the tendency for chemical educators to adopt the type of chemistry they feel is most important to teach. Uses examples to argue that theoretical chemistry and descriptive chemistry are, at the bottom line, the same. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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