Physical Science

Unit 5: Diversity of Matter

Freidrich Kekule

Project Type: Career
Ask students to research Freidrich August Kekule and his contribution to chemistry and theory. Have students develop 12 interesting facts about Kekule and present them in a question-and-answer-trivia format.

Alternative Procedure:
Working in small groups, have the students draw cartoons that explain Freidrich August Kekule's contributions to chemistry. Allow the student 5-10 minutes to explain their cartoon.

Students can visit these sites to research Freidrich August Kekule's contribution to chemistry.

A Scientist and Dreamer

Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz

The Originator of the Structural Theory of Organic Chemistry

Sausage and Structural Formulae


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