Engaging and Sustaining Students' Interest in Chemistry The November 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/91/11. The November issue content includes content on water chemistry, diversity and women in science, professional development, teaching with technology, electrochemistry, and more.
Water / Water Chemistry
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In this Activity, students investigate microwave popcorn, the process of microwave-promoted popping, and the materials involv
In this Activity, students perform quantitative calorimetric measurements on samples of ice/water heated by incandescent ligh
In this Activity, students marble paper with shaving cream and food color while exploring water, polarity, and hydrophilic an
In this Activity, students build models of polarized water molecules using K’nex toy components and adhesive Velcro.
In this Activity, students make a water filtration column using a 2-liter plastic beverage bottle that contains layers of gra
In this Activity, students investigate "spring shock", the flow of acidic water into lakes and streams that occurs during sno
In this Activity, students extract sodium zeolite A from powdered laundry detergent and examine its properties.
In this Activity, students simulate acid rain falling on lakes by adding vinegar to bowls of water.