A laboratory has a joint function (a) to create happy attitudes and (b) to teach subject matter practically and realistically. It has sometimes been questioned whether the laboratory does act effectively either as inspiration or as a teaching device. The paper describes experiences in a laboratory where the experiments were exactly correlated with the class work, where laboratory manual was dispensed with, where the experiments were usually unconventional.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1936 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
Eldridge, John A.
"An Opportunistic Laboratory,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 43(1), 273-274.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol43/iss1/91