Miraculous demonstrations to increase interest in chemistry and to eradicate superstitionsActivity by SUDESH GHODERAO | added on Mar 23, 2010 | India
Sponsor(s): Association of Chemistry Teachers, INDIA, and Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti
The miraculous chemical demonstrations are used to develop interest in student about chemical sciences, develop scientific temper and to eradicate superstitions associated with it.
Many chemical educators are familiar with traditional demonstrations, with which different concepts in chemistry like indicator in acid base reaction, liberation of energy etc. are made simpler. The miraculous chemical demonstrations are used to develop interest in student about chemical sciences, develop scientific temper, and explanation of so called miracles and irradication of blind faith too. With these miraculous chemical demonstrations, concept like exothermic reactions generally leading to combustion and the principle underlying of reactions involving color change are made easy and understandable. These demonstrations can be done safely in open premises, classroom or laboratory with prior training and knowledge.
|Topic:||hands on activities||Audience:||students, general public|