On a recent Wednesday morning at the Brooklyn Free School, a class was in session. Ten students, ranging in age from about 12 to 16, sat around a table having a heated debate about chemistry. And superpowers, the Huffington Post reports.

"Those elements don't really go together," said one boy in a hoodie and glasses. "Or I don't think they go together."

"But that would make it a good power," another boy piped in. "Cause they're all so different. It'd be awesome to get all those elements together in one guy."

"Maybe," The boy in the hoodie replied. "Let's say maybe."

This was Chemistry:...

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