Dean Campbell tries to use at least one demo for every class to illustrate concepts described in his chemistry courses. In this post, he includes short descriptions of the demonstrations and props he has used while teaching his collegiate General Chemistry II courses.
Nora Walsh outlines the interactive notebook pages she uses for her unit on Acids and Bases. All of the documents and foldables are available for download.
Experienced chemistry teachers offer tips for setting up labs!
YouTube Shorts are 60-second vertical aspect ratio videos that are meant for cell phone viewing. Since they are shorter and easier for students to access than traditional YouTube videos, Josh Kenney has started creating more of them for his blended chemistry class. Check out some of his tips for creating effective chemistry tutorials with YouTube Shorts.
This Nobel Laureate crossword puzzle focuses on prizes awarded between 1951 and 1960. Learn and revisit some historical chemistry, terminology and background on key historical figures in this field. This is our sixth in a series of Nobel Laureate crossword puzzles.
Learn the chemistry behind the reaction between calcium carbide and water...melon...?!
There are many ways that assessment can be done well. Michael Jansen shares what worked for him.
Have you seen the "salting-out effect"? This interesting demonstration shows a separation of two layers in a solution of water and an organic solvent by adding an ionic salt. Although this concept has important applications in organic chemistry and biochemistry, it can also be visually stunning and engaging for audiences. Read on to learn how to incorporate this demonstration into your chemistry lessons.
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Nora Walsh outlines the interactive notebook pages she uses for her unit on Solutions. All of the documents and foldables are available for download.