A Christmas of Chemistry


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Transcript:
On the first day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me a Christmas full of Chemistry
On the second day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me Two purple gloves and a Christmas full of Chemistry
On the third day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me Three bench friends, Two purple gloves and a Christmas full of Chemistry
On the fourth day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me Four carbon bonds, three bench friends, Two purple gloves and a Christmas full of Chemistry
On the fifth day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me Five O rings, Four carbon bonds, three bench friends, Two purple gloves and a Christmas full of Chemistry
On the twelfth day of Christmas my lab mate gave to me Twelve bunsens burning, eleven pipettes piping, ten students sleeping, nine vivas passing, eight lasers blinking, seven beakers brimming, six postdocs praying
Five O Rings, four carbon bonds, three bench friends, two purple gloves and a Christmas full of Chemistry
O come all ye chemists, Organic, inorganic
Polymers and fullerenes And nanobeads
Boiling and mixing, Filtering down and vac’ing.
Oh come let’s make some crystals, Oh come let’s do some distils
Oh come decant my conical,, It’s synthesis time.
Chemicals enhance our season, Fa la la la la, la la la la
Elements give that Christmas feeling, Fa la la la la, la la la la
From fireworks to Christmas pudding, Fa la la, la la la, la la la
Fairy lights and Christmas stockings, Fa la la la la, la la la la
Happy Christmas from the Staff at The Royal Society of Chemistry