Eli Cirino’s high school science project was quite literally an overnight success.
Students in the 10th-grader’s honors chemistry class at Granada Hills Charter High School were asked to make a video illustrating a scientific concept, so Eli chose ionic bonds. After finishing his project — a combination of music, live action romance and animation titled “Good Chemistry” — and uploading it to YouTube, Eli told a few friends and posted the link to Reddit. The video began to rack up a respectable number of hits — when he went to bed that night, it was at 300.
The next morning, Eli received an excited text from his co-star: Their project had shot up to 62,000 hits. The numbers kept climbing, and by week’s end reached more than 300,000 views. Not bad for an extra-credit project that took only two days to create.
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