How to learn Chemistry when a gunman is on campus.


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Sit down.

Or maybe you should move away from the door.

Listen to your professor.

Or maybe you should send out once last text to your family members letting them now the news.

Did he say alkaline metals or covalent bonding?

Do you know what the homework will be tomorrow?

Can you stop focusing on the other students in the room?

Stop feeling uneasy as you hear helicopters above your head and sirens around all four walls of the building.

Watching students run to their cars from the parking lot won’t be on the test.

Chemistry the mixing and matching to make things react

Like the gun and the man that decided he’d strike fear in us all.

Do you know how to balance that chemical equation?

Or are you balancing an escape plan?








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