Man vs. Man Mrs. Sheldon's class.
this is Charlie Gordon. He has an IQ of 68. And all his life he just wanted to be smart.
One day Charlie got called by scientist to have him come in and race a mouse named Algernon in a maze. The mouse would be in a real maze while Charlie would be doing it on a piece of paper.
After racing with Algernon for about a month the scientist decided to use Charlie for their experiment. Charlie was going to have a surgery that was going to increase his IQ by 3x.
After Charlie had the surgery done he started becoming more able to learn. And also started beating Algernon. But one day after the presentation to all of the scientists, Charlie over herd the doctors fighting over who should take the credit for the scientific breakthrough.
After Charlie herd the two scientists fighting he had an idea, what if he was smart enough to continue on the experiment? He asked the guy who was in charge of the experiment he was fine with it. They gave him his own lab and Charlie called it the Algernon- Gordon effect.
Charlie continued his research until one day when he couldn't read something in one of his reports. Charlie couldn't understand why. Unlit a couple weeks later when he couldn't type that he realized he was losing every thing he had learned. before he moved away to new York he said make sure to leave some flowers on Algernon's grave
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