In the Lab of Shakhashiri


The master of chemical demonstrations and science policy advocate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chemistry Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, shares the fun of science through home science activities,
public presentations, scholarship, and other programs of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy.

About Bassam Z. Shakhashiri

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Explaining PhD Research to the Public
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Presentations by Professor Shakhashiri

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Radio Science on the Radio
Recommended Readings
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Chemistry & Society
Volume 5
Handbook of Chemical Demonstrations
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Morrill Land
Grant Act

ChemTime Clock
Chem Time Clock

Periodic Tables of the Elements

"What's That Stuff?"
from the ACS


 Bassam's Statements & Writings

Helpful Hints
to Enhance Classroom Learning

Books for
General Chemistry

Advancing Graduate Education in the Chemical Sciences
Graduate Education Report

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