Marie Gallardo-Williams presented a story titled "It's Not You, It's Me" during The Mole Storytelling Jam held as part of BCCE 2018. Listen to her podcast.
A new event called "The Mole"was unveiled at BCCE 2018. I told the story of how one of my students discovered how to make marshmallows spark in the microwave oven.
Check out the solution to Chemical Mystery #12: Baffling Balloons
Can you explain what is happening in Chemical Mystery #12?
Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the August 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.
A variety of activities performed at a science camp that relate to the chemistry of the solar system are reported. These activities could prove useful in the chemistry curriculum or in planning for National Chemistry Week in 2018, the theme of which is Chemistry is Out of This World!
Simple methods to prepare liquid air are described. In addition, ways to test the properties of liquid air and other liquefied gases are explored.
If you want to lose weight, you have to burn calories. Anyone who has gone on a diet knows this. But when someone loses weight, have you ever wondered where the lost mass goes?
Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the March 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.
The American Chemical Society is offering a new service in hopes of making science more accessible to the public. Each week they issue a short collection of science articles, written in an interesting and engaging style, that you might use with your students to help them make connections between the curriculum and their own lives. The service is called Discoveries!, and it is free.