Chemistry

Breaking Bad Chemistry

The chemistry on breaking bad is actually very good and I get questions about this program frequently https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWgAvSGE5_U

Pamela Auburn
Pamela Auburn
68505 Activity Points

Interesting!!!

Tommy Jerome Baxter
Tommy Jerome Baxter
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Breaking Bad Chemistry some of the organic chemistry in Seasons 1 and 2 of Breaking Bad. In particular, I discuss the chemical synthesis of methamphetamine (crystal meth) and consider whether 'Heisenberg's' blue crystal really is the purest most active form of the drug. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwEbcKZ9hK8

Pamela Auburn
Pamela Auburn
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Shameless confession....I am a chemistry teacher and I have never seen Breaking Bad. :-/ (Side note....I was thinking about watching it on Netflix now that my school year has ended). Pamela, I am so glad you started this thread in the forum. I have students ask me about this all. the. time.

Ruth Lehmann Hutson
Ruth Hutson
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My kids always ask me if I know how to make meth. :)

Chris Leverington
Chris Leverington
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Is Breaking Bad appropriate for elementary school? I viewed the link on youtube. How can my kids benefit?

Amatulmuid Anderson
Amatulmuid Anderson
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This is in my estimation NOT appropriate for elementary or middle school. The story line is that a HS chemistry teacher learns he has cancer and wants to leave money to care for his family. To do this he starts making meth

Pamela Auburn
Pamela Auburn
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I completely agree with Pam. This series is definitely NOT for elementary school. It has a very mature theme. I do not show it in my high school classes. However, high school students, being the rebels that they are, watch it on their own time at home. They have questions about the content and they ask me.

Ruth Lehmann Hutson
Ruth Hutson
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Pam: As a chemistry teacher I have to start watching it now. You have peaked my interest. But with that said, having the students (high school obviously) relate to the chemistry in the real world is a great thing even if it is not for good purposes. You have to engage them where you can. Adah

Adah Stock
Adah Stock
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I have watched the show, and it is definitely NOT appropriate for elementary students.

Michelle Diosa
Michelle Diosa
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Thanks for the information.

Penny Perriguey
Penny Perriguey
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