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by Iain Smellie
Sat, 12/04/2021 - 13:59

Iain A. Smellie*, Iain L. J. Patterson*, Isobel Everest**

*University of St Andrews School of Chemistry, North Haugh, St Andrews, United Kingdom, **Bedford Girls’ School, Bedford, United Kingdom

Recent activity: 1 day 21 hours ago
by Deanna Cullen
Sun, 11/07/2021 - 15:52

In this ChemBasics Talk, Nora Walsh offers everything necessary to plan a unit on the topic of chemical bonding and naming including introductory and discovery activities, manipulative activities, practice problems, her favorite online teaching resources and more. Watch the recording and access resources she shared.

Recent activity: 3 weeks 5 days ago
by ACCT Admin
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 11:06

Attention High School Chemistry Teachers! Assessing for Change in Chemical Thinking (ACCT) is seeking three facilitators willing to offer high school chemistry teachers a 10 session Assessing for Change in Chemical Thinking Course in SY21-22.

Recent activity: 2 days 23 hours ago
by Deanna Cullen
Thu, 10/14/2021 - 16:50

In this ChemBasics Talk, Rachmad Tjachyadi offers everything necessary to plan a unit on the topic of the periodic table and periodic trends including linked NGSS standards, introductory activities and handouts, manipulative activities, practice problems, links to real world context, a lab and an assortment of videos. Watch the recording and access resources he shared.

Recent activity: 1 month 3 weeks ago
by ChemEd X
Fri, 10/01/2021 - 08:16

ChemEd X invites practitioners in the chemical education community to share their experiences, knowledge and the resources they use in their classroom and laboratory.

Recent activity: 1 month 1 day ago
by Deanna Cullen
Sat, 09/18/2021 - 18:23

In this ChemBasics Talk, Krystle Moos offers everything necessary to plan a unit on the topic including linked NGSS standards, introductory activities and handouts, manipulative activities, practice problems, links to real world context, a lab and an assortment of videos. Watch the recording and access resources she shared.

Recent activity: 2 months 2 weeks ago
by ChemEd X
Sat, 08/21/2021 - 11:03

Krystle Moos will present materials she uses to teach the mole concept. Breakout rooms and discussion will follow the presentation. Register to join us for this hour long Zoom meeting. 

Recent activity: 2 months 3 weeks ago
by ChemEd X
Tue, 08/17/2021 - 13:00

Check out the schedule for upcoming ChemEd X Talks and ChemEd X ChemBasics Talks along with recordings of past events. 

Recent activity: 3 weeks 6 days ago
by Rachel Barnard
Wed, 07/28/2021 - 12:30

Helping students develop abstract understanding is a universal goal. This article describes an activity that involves students developing and then solving novel quantitative chemistry problems following a MadLibsTM style framework.

Recent activity: 4 months 1 week ago
by Dean Campbell
Sun, 06/06/2021 - 11:25

Stacks of LEGO bricks can be used to illustrate the composition and pressures of various planetary atmospheres. Guides for the construction and use of these atmosphere sticks are provided.

Recent activity: 6 months 1 day ago