Chemistry Has Gone to the Dogs

In this video, a chemist uses her adorable dogs to teach kids struggling with chemistry.

Chemistry isn't an easy subject to learn. It's math-intensive, requires that you memorize hundreds of chemicals' properties, and know how they interact with one another. Without a great teacher, science can seem boring and dry.

Thankfully, a chemist has found a way to teach the basics of chemistry by using two well-behaved and incredibly cute dogs. 

Paige and Dexter chemically bonding. (Photo: Youtube)

Lauren explains the concepts while her two best friends, Paige and Dexter, demonstrate. Paige and Dexter illustrate the difference between ionic and covalent bonds with a rope toy in this video. Let's face it—there's no better way to teach a chemistry lesson about bonds than with your dogs.


Andrew Freeman is a California native with a degree in history from UCLA. He’s covered a wide range of topics for TakePart, but is particularly interested in politics and policy.  Email Andrew |@natureofdabeast | TakePart.com

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