Clara Lazen, Ten-Year-Old Fifth Grader, Discovers New Molecule

So many directions to take this – instructional lesson, inspiration to students (girls in science?), reminder to us adults about the power of student-led activities…. [EF]

Now that Clara Lazen of Kansas City, Mo. has been published in a major chemistry journal, she can set her sights on a new goal: graduating elementary school. How did she do it? The 10-year-old was experimenting with a molecule-building toy during a class assignment when she stumbled upon an unusual-looking molecule.

LINK to article: Clara Lazen, Ten-Year-Old Fifth Grader, Discovers New Molecule

POST SOURCE: Huffpost Education

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