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Kiera Wilmot Science Experiment

Kiera Wilmot, Teen Arrested In Botched Science Experiment, Haunted By Felony Record

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.30.2014 | Black Voices

Last May, the saga of Kiera Wilmot, a Florida high school student who was arrested and expelled after a science experiment exploded, put a spotlight o...

Juvenile Justice in Florida

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 07.31.2013 | Crime
Christopher Brauchli

For outrageous conduct by authorities, none of the foregoing compares with the plight of Kaitlyn Hunt of Vero Beach, Florida.

An Unexpected Reaction: Why a Science Experiment Gone Bad Doesn't Make Me a Criminal

Kiera Wilmot | Posted 07.29.2013 | Black Voices
Kiera Wilmot

That morning I was taking the experiment to be approved by my teacher. My friends and I were outside, and they wanted to see how it worked. It did not react the way I expected it to. The lid popped off and smoke came out. If I could go back in time, I definitely wouldn't have done it.