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Pharaoh's serpent is the name of a very interesting chemical reaction that produces a snake-like foam. Unfortunately, it requires the use of a toxic mercury compound. Explore this very similar reaction that can be achieved quite simply by using fuel tablets and calcium gluconate tablets and learn a lot about the chemistry that is involved!
This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1991 and 2000. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our tenth in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.
Ashley Green shares how she recently changed up her nomenclature unit by asking her students to look for patterns in names and formulas.
This post describes a simple device used to demonstrate and clarify some challenging concepts in thermodynamics at the General Chemistry level.
Students may have been using the metric system as early as in elementary school, so why do they struggle to use it in first year chemistry class in high school? This is a quick idea to help you reintroduce the metric system in your class.
Dean Campbell uses demonstrations and props to illustrate concepts while teaching his collegiate Materials Chemistry course. Many of the examples described are also suitable for use in high school and collegiate General Chemistry courses.