mass spectrometry

Extension Activity with Isotopes Matter

Isotopes Matter Interactive Periodic Table

After receiving positive feedback from Peter Mahaffy, the IUPAC project co-chair of Isotopes Matter, I decided to add an additional component to the original isotope assignment I posted. The second component of the assignment focuses on the applications of both radioactive and stable isotopes using the interactive IUPAC periodic table.

Time required: 

55-60 minutes for both parts of the extension activity

JCE 91.02—February 2014 Issue Highlights

Journal of Chemical Education February 2014 Cover

Fostering Engagement in Nanotechnology The Feburary 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers at The February issue features articles on nanotechnology in the areas of public engagement, instrumentation, and laboratory experiments.

Mass Spectra

In this Activity, students solve puzzles that are analogous to finding the amino acid sequence of a peptide using mass spectr