ERIC Number: EJ369496
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Surprise in the Organic Laboratory.
Keiser, Jeffrey E.
Journal of Chemical Education, v65 n1 p78-79 Jan 1988
Proposes that the psychological problem of students expecting a particular result in an organic chemistry laboratory and, therefore, working in an unthinking manner be attacked by assigning experiments that give students unexpected results. Gives four examples of such experiments with strategies for teaching them. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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