ERIC Number: EJ536550
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Getting Real: A General Chemistry Laboratory Program Focusing on "Real World" Substances.
Kerber, Robert C.; Akhtar, Mohammad J.
Journal of Chemical Education, v73 n11 p1023-25 Nov 1996
Describes a freshman laboratory program designed to interface between the substances that surround students in their ordinary lives and abstract principles presented in chemistry classrooms. Course organization is based on the nature of the materials themselves, which include household chemicals such as hydrogen peroxide, food and beverages, pills such as aspirin, and plastics and fibers. (PVD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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