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Chemistry in the Classroom

Chemistry graduate students Amish Patel and Jacob Hooker gave a presentation, "Chirality Recognition in Nature," (mirror image symmetry) in a fifth-grade class in May to rave reviews from kids and teacher alike, as part of the new Chemistry in the Classroom outreach program. This program is designed to improve chemistry education in local public elementary schools through an innovative classroom outreach strategy involving UC Chemistry students as volunteer role models for elementary teachers and students. Click here to learn more about this program.