Check out the schedule for upcoming ChemEd X Talks and ChemEd X ChemBasics Talks along with recordings of past events.
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The use of multiple representations helps to characterize students' understandings and their misconceptions. Stacey Lowery Bretz shared multiple resources and strategies for using them in her ChemEd X Talk. The recording is available here!
This short activity uses Elmer’s Disappearing Purple Glue as an interactive introduction to acid-base indicators.
Nora Walsh outlines the interactive notebook pages she uses for her unit on the Periodic Table. All of the documents and foldables are available for download.
Learn a bit about the chemical reactions that occur during a lightning strike, and how you can demonstrate these reactions in your classroom.
"Who Poisoned Veronica Merriweather?" is a fun application of formula stoichiometry for students who are placed in the role of a CSI lab sleuth helping to interpret chemical data to identify a murderer. Topics covered include formula stoichiometry, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formulas and gas chromatography–mass spectrometry.
The Trials and Tribulations of a Teacher During COVID Times! - Part 4: In this four part series of articles, Yvonne Clifford provides readers with some tips and concrete, workable ideas that have helped to fulfill her desire to provide a chemistry programme that is both interesting and rigourous.
Use a simple experiment to get to know students, demonstrate experimental design and discuss classroom policies about cell phones.
A variety of resources are available for chemistry faculty interested in incorporating lessons and activities around art and archeology. Find out what they are in this follow up post from the inaugural ChemEd X virtual Journal Club held April 2022.