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ERIC Number: EJ832491
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
The Chemical Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Mrs. Hudson's Golden Brooch
Shaw, Ken
Journal of Chemical Education, v86 n4 p443-448 Apr 2009
This story is a chemical mystery with an emphasis on qualitative analysis, metallurgy, and gravimetric analysis. It is, as well, yet another article in the continuing series, created by Thomas Waddell and Thomas R. Rybolt, that presents a scientific problem in mystery format in the context of the popular and beloved characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. There is a break in the story where readers (students and teachers) can ponder and solve the mystery. Sherlock Holmes provides his solution in the paragraphs following the break.
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Publication Type: Creative Works; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A