JCE 91.11—November 2014 Issue Highlights

Journal of Chemical Education November 2014 Cover

Engaging and Sustaining Students' Interest in Chemistry

The November 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is available to subscribers. The November issue content includes content on water chemistry, diversity and women in science, professional development, teaching with technology, electrochemistry, and more.

Water Chemistry in the Field


In , Robin Stoodley, Jose R. Rodriguez Nuñez, and Tessa Bartz combine portions of classic undergraduate quantitative analysis experiments in complexiometric titration and potentiometry with a field-sampling experience to create a comparison-based experiment for second-year students.

Other articles in the issue on water chemistry include:

Janice Hall Tomasik, Dale LeCaptain, Sarah Murphy, Mary Martin, Rachel M. Knight, Maureen A. Harke, Ryan Burke, Kara Beck, and I. David Acevedo-Polakovich

~ Alokya P. Perera and A. M. R. P. Bopegedera

~ Edgar P. Moraes, Nilbert S. A. da Silva, Camilo de L. M. de Morais, Luiz S. das Neves, and Kassio M. G. de Lima

~ Vera Homem, Arminda Alves, and Lúcia

~ Ping Y. Furlan and Michael E. Melcer


Norbert Pienta, Editor-in-Chief, discusses and encourages chemistry educators and other teachers of science to provide their students, and others when given the opportunity, with an appreciation of some basic principles.


In , Pawel L. Urban views teaching analytical chemistry through the lens of the names of the inventors or discoverers of various analytical methods and phenomena.

Diversity and Women in Science

~ Sandra L. Laursen and Timothy J. Weston (this article is available to non-subscribers as part of ACS’s program)

~ Katherine P. Dabney and Robert H. Tai

~ Zakiya S. Wilson, Saundra Y. McGuire, Patrick A. Limbach, Michael P. Doyle, Luigi G. Marzilli, and Isiah M. Warner

Professional Development for Graduate Students and Teachers

 ~ Michelle Richards-Babb, John H. Penn, and Michelle Withers

~ Lane A. Baker, Devasmita Chakraverty, Linda Columbus, Andrew L. Feig, William S. Jenks, Matthew Pilarz, Marilyne Stains, Rory Waterman, and Jodi L. Wesemann

~ Sayo O. Fakayode, David A. Pollard, Vincent T. Snipes, and Alvin Atkinson

Teaching with Technology

Chemical Education Research

~ Samuel J. Priest, Simon M. Pyke, and Natalie M. Williamson

~Michelle Richards-Babb, Reagan Curtis, Valerie J. Smith, and Mingming Xu

~Kinza Malik, Nylvia Martinez, Juan Romero, Skyler Schubel, and Philip A. Janowicz

~ Brett M McCollum, Lisa Regier, Jaque Leong, Sarah Simpson, and Shayne Sterner

Introductory Chemistry

~ Heejoo Kim, Priya Chacko, Jinhui Zhao, and Jin Kim

~ Maritza Lau González, Ulises Jáuregui Haza, Aurora Pérez Gramagtes, Gloria Fariñas León, and Nadine Le Bolay

~ Maikel Wijtmans, Lisette van Rens, and Jacqueline E. van Muijlwijk-Koezen

~ Lee J. Silverberg, John Tierney, and Matthew J. Bodek

~ Barbara A. Reisner, K.T.L. Vaughan, and Yasmeen L. Shorish

~ Michael J. Geyer

Organic Chemistry

~ Richard W. Morrison, Joel A. Caughran, and Angela L. Sauers

~ Michael A. Christiansen

Timothy P. O’Sullivan and Gráinne C. Hargaden

~ Alison B. Flynn, Jeanette Caron, Jamey Laroche, Melissa Daviau-Duguay, Caroline Marcoux, and Gisèle Richard

Qiyue Li, Zhiwei Chen, Zhiping Yan, Cheng Wang, and Zhong Chen

Electrochemistry Activities and Labs

~ Kristina Klara, Ning Hou, Allison Lawman, Liheng Wu, Drew Morrill, Alfred Tente, and Li-Qiong Wang

Xu Lu and Franklin Anariba

~ Set Seng, Tomita Shinpei, Inada Yoshihiko, and Kita Masakazu

~ Timm A. Knoerzer, Gary J. Balaich, Hannah A. Miller, and Scott T. Iacono

From Empirical Formulas to Protein Folding: Using Paperclips for Understanding

~ Peter Nassiff and Wendy A. Czerwinski

Maxim B. Prigozhin, Gregory E. Scott, and Sharlene Denos

Student Designed Laboratory Projects

~ Kate J. Graham, T. Nicholas Jones, Chris P. Schaller, and Edward J. McIntee

~ Pushpalatha P. N. Murthy, Martin Thompson, and Kedmon Hungwe

Synthesis in the Laboratory

~ Ryan M. Bain, Christopher J. Pulliam, Xin Yan, Kassandra F. Moore, Thomas Müller, and R. Graham Cooks

Johnathon T. Hutt and Zachary D. Aron

From the Archives: Wonders of Water

Enjoy access to from past issue on the topics of water properties and water in the environment.

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