Biochemistry

JCE 93.09 September 2016 Issue Highlights

The September 2016 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available  to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: copper chemistry; safety; using brewing to teach chemistry; 3D-printed models; learning using games; open-ended approaches to teaching; innovative methods to teach biochemistry; polymer chemistry; organic synthesis labs; teaching physical chemistry; chemistry field trips.

JCE 93.08 August 2016 Issue Highlights

The August 2016 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available  to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: blue bottle reaction revisited; precollege professional development; chemical education research on intermolecular interactions and bonding; integrated courses; activities involving kinetics, enzymes, and gases; nanomaterial & polymer laboratories; organic synthesis; NMR teaching resources; book recommendations for summer reading.

Haber - The Father of Chemical Warfare

The  is a helpful resource for teachers that have interest in using the Haber video in their curriculum. Reading materials and lesson ideas are available. I recently used a lesson that my colleague created directly from the provided materials.  The lesson included some background reading, viewing the video, participating in an excellent discussion and a follow up writing assignment.