Students should learn the skills and gain an understanding of the chemical world by actually practicing chemistry. They might even do real research which they can report following the conventions of real scientists.
Maintaining a Journal Record of Research
Conducting Real Chemical Research: A Project
Safe Laboratory Practices
Essential Learning Requirements for Chemistry
Mathematical Skills Useful for Chemistry
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