THE CHIEF OBJECT OF HIGH-SCHOOL CHEMISTRY

O. L. Brauer
1916 School Science and Mathematics  
Various reasons are given for teaching chemistry in the high school. Among these are: To prepare for college; to discipline the mind; to teach the scientific method; to teach the student to be more observing of nature; to give him a better understanding of natural phenomena; and to impart more or less useful information. All these are well and good, but it seems to me the greatest thing to be accomplished by high-school chemistry has been overlooked; that is, to show the great dependence of all
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