Play-Doh Chemistry

23 10 2010

Being a Fulbright ETA is not all prepositions and relative noun clauses.

Constructing a crystal sodium chloride pyramid out of black and orange Play-Doh is definitely the highlight of Natural Science class thus far. You never saw so many 12-year-olds so jazzed to check out renditions of molecular structures.




2 responses

26 10 2010

If the crystal is all one element – carbon – what do the orange pieces represent? A jesture toward Halloween?

26 10 2010

ahhh, nice catch! we also made carbon but it’s not pictured. that’s sodium chloride!

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