Reading, writing and…chemical formulas

Sapp, Meghan
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of Solvay to bring chemistry principles into the classrooms of young students across Europe through its Chemini Doc. Aimed at primary school students, Chemini Doc is an animated Einstein archetype who teaches students in an easy-to-understand way in five languages. Belgium's chemistry education focuses too much on theory and not enough on practice, says Solvay's Pierre Coërs, health, safety and environment spokesman.


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