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Organic Chemistry and the Ninth Grader

Category: Chemistry | Date: 5 July 2016

By David Mitchell   The 15-year-old Ninth Graders stand before us. When we observe them, what is it that we notice? Quite fast we may see that they are filled with emotional energy. They don’t seem to think, but rather they ‘do’ things and then watch the results. They are passionate, irascible, and apt to be carried away by their own impulses; and, yet they...