water/water chemistry

JCE 94.04 April 2017 Issue Highlights

Journal of Chemical Education April 2017 Cover

Resources To Inform Teaching and Learning

The April 2017 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: green chemistry; environmental chemistry; using food chemistry to teach; 2016 Jame Bryant Award; development of important skills; chemical education research: assessment; advanced laboratories; from the archives: water quality.

“Dear Soap Boat 2.0…”

"Single shot" soap boat

A fan letter for a chemistry experiment? Well, yes. I read Tom Kuntzleman’s blog post “Soap Boat 2.0” over four months ago and immediately bookmarked it.

Electrostatic attraction of distilled water

The electrostatic attraction of distilled water is observed by bringing a charged bakelite rod and a charged glass rod near to a thin stream of the liquid flowing from a buret.