Fluorescent Fashionista

Halloween is a great time of year to do experiments with fluorescence. Check out the video in which we experiment with some fluorescent yarn.

JCE Special Issue Call For Papers

The College Board released a new framework for the AP chemistry course that teachers are using this year. The new curriculum emphasizes big ideas, enduring understandings, and science practices.

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goReact app

I was excited to recently come across a new free app for the iPad entitled goREACT by the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

SCARY Halloween fun!

The ACS Chem Clubs Web site offers an assortment of ideas to spice up your lesson plans near Halloween.  There are many recommended demonstrations including using a Jack-O-Lantern with different color flames or smoke coming out of it.  There are activities for dressing up like elements and testing candy just to mention a couple. 

Soap Boat 2.0

Have you ever seen the soap boat experiment? Check out the video.