Based on a true story: Using movies as source material for general chemistry reports

Mark A. Griep, Marjorie L. Mikasen

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Movies comprise a significant approach to improve student enthusiasm for writing in general chemistry reports. Generally, movies provide human interest angle that is lacking from news reports. As shown by two movie samples, movies in the chemical classroom helps instructors to move chemistry subject from abstract, general themes to personal and subjective type of human interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1501-1503
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Chemical Education
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Education

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