JCE 90.10—October 2013 Issue Highlights

Celebrating National Chemistry Week 2013—Energy: Now and Forever

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Cover: Celebrating National Chemistry Week 2013—Energy: Now and Forever

National Chemistry Week is a community-based annual event that unites ACS local sections, businesses, schools, and individuals in communicating the value of chemistry in our everyday life. This year, National Chemistry Week is being celebrated October 20–26, 2013, and the theme, Energy—Now and Forever, explores chemistry and energy with a focus on sustainable resources.

Energy

Articles in this issue with energy-related content include:


by Norbert J. Pienta



by Paige N. Anunson, Gates R. Winkler, Jay R. Winkler, Bruce A. Parkinson, and Jennifer D. Schuttlefield Christus


by Ping Y. Furlan, Thomas Krupa, Humza Naqiv, and Kyle Anderson


by
York R. Smith, Eric Crone, and Vaidyanathan (Ravi) Subramanian


by Jun Yang, Chunli Xu, Baoxin Li, Guijia Ren, and Lu Wang

In addition, a selection of energy-related JCE resources from past issues—on batteries, biofuels, fuel cells, future fuels, nuclear energy, and solar energy—can be found at: .

Activities to Promote Interest in Chemistry


by Thomas S. Kuntzleman, Kristen N. Rohrer, Bruce W. Baldwin, Jennifer Kingsley, Charles L. Schaerer, Deborah K. Sayers, and Vivian B. West


by Stephanie A. Brouet and Amber M. Hupp

by Charles Renney, Ashley Brewer, and Tiddo Jonathan Mooibroek



by Ross D. Jansen-van Vuuren, Malcolm S. Buchanan, and Ross H. McKenzie



by Pavel Řezanka, Ondřej Šimůnek, Markéta Zajícová, Luděk Míka, Jan Bartoň, and Michal Řezanka


by Joseph M. Bliss and Christopher W. Reid

Posters Highlighting Chemical Information and History

by Vasco D. B. Bonifácio


by Elizabeth A. Ilardi, Edon Vitaku, and Jon T. Njardarson


Meaningful Science Writing


by Joi Phelps Walker and Victor Sampson



by Kathryn E. Cole, Maki Inada, Andrew M. Smith, and Michael P. Haaf


Demystifying Spectroscopy


by Francesco Caruso, Giulia Gelardi, Bernhard Elsener, and Robert J. Flatt


by James M. Quagliano and Christopher A. Marks

Assessment

by
Jeffrey R. Raker, Jaclyn M. Trate, Thomas A. Holme, and Kristen Murphy


by Hui-Jung Chen, Jui-Lin She, Chin-Cheng Chou, Yeun-Min Tsai, and Mei-Hung Chiu


by Megan L. Grunert, Jeffrey R. Raker, Kristen L. Murphy, and Thomas A. Holme

Teaching Assistants


by Hui-Jung Chen, Jui-Lin She, Chin-Cheng Chou, Yeun-Min Tsai, and Mei-Hung Chiu



by Santiago Sandi-Urena and Todd Gatlin


Synthesis of Fluorescent Materials


by Teresa Mako and Mindy Levine

by 
Géraldine Leyral, Laurent Bernaud, Alain Manteghetti, and Jean-Sébastien Filhol


Organic & Biochemical Labs


by Paul H. Chamberlain



by C. Eric Ballard


by Svilen P. Simeonov and Carlos A. M. Afonso



by Kristen C. Roy


by
María Laura Lavaggi, Mauricio Cabrera, Laura Celano, Leonor Thomson, Hugo Cerecetto, and Mercedes González


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