The recently published iPad app ChemTube3D (and related website for classrooms without iPads) will be discussed. It has a great deal of functionality - including a large selection of organic mechanism animations and models of structure and bonding.
mechanisms of reactions
Have you ever wondered where the cloud comes from when dry ice is placed in water? If you think the answer is “atmospheric water vapor”, be sure to read this post because experimental evidence suggests that this explanation is wrong.
When acidic dichromate and iodide solutions are mixed, no immediate reaction takes place. Addition of iron(II) solution brings about rapid formation of brown triiodide.