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Poetry & Lyrics Seminar wrapped up its quarter today with a “Final Reading” in three categories: Poetry Out Loud (inspired by the National Endowment for the Arts National Recitation Contest), a book of poetry, and a poetry slam.
If the purpose of chemistry is to better understand the materials that make up our world and how they interact, then why not focus on those materials that surround us? While chemicals like Sulfuric Acid and Sodium Hydroxide might present excellent materials to work with in the lab, the average Joe isn't going to be working with them on a day to day basis. Milk and orange juice, on the other hand, can be found in our own kitchens. So why not start with these acids and bases and then work towards those other chemicals we almost never see?