December 2015 ChemEd X Newsletter

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Dear ChemEd X Community,

As 2015 comes to a close, I would like to thank you for supporting ChemEd X! We strive to provide chemistry teachers with resources and ideas that they can use in the classroom. As a registered member of the community, you can comment and add to the conversation when you are logged into the site. I look forward to hearing from you.

Wishing you the warmest of Season’s Greetings!

Deanna Cullen


Mary Saecker gives us a look at the December issue which is focused upon best practices in chemistry education.

Erica Jacobsen highlights a couple of articles from the December issue of JCE that are available to subscribers and non-subscribers.

Journal of Chemical Education December 2015 cover


concept map

A new ChemEd X author offers a valuable tool she has used to help her students review for exams.


Find some suggestions for helpful online video resources that address stoichiometry misconceptions.

stoichiometry video preview


stoichiometry demo video preview

If you are looking to add some excitement to your stoichiometry lesson, you might consider watching this video demonstration.


Check out this NGSS linked activity to help students learn about relative reactivities of metals and the activity series.

an array of metal samples


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