The real thing

image

image

Simon was very excited today about his first real chemistry workshop. He has set a few experiments this week (including yesterday at his gifted club), but today it was finally serious business. His teacher, a retired chemist and father of a good friend of mine, comes all the way from Holland once a month. This month’s topic was “salts” and resulted in a few beautiful and not so beautiful colours. We also learned one shouldn’t drink copper, even though they did exactly that in the times of Francois Rabelais.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s