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Xperience is where contributed, but not reviewed, ChemEd X resources such as blogs and opinion pieces are found. Here you can find blogs in which our contributors express their personal empiricism and polls in which you the community can provide your opinions.

by Tom Kuntzleman
Mon, 01/31/2022 - 16:06

Can you use your knowledge of chemistry to figure out what is going on in Chemical Mystery #19?

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by Melissa Hemling
Sun, 01/30/2022 - 15:57

POGIL activities are not just worksheets. Learn how to properly implement POGIL activities to get the most out of them at the upcoming 2022 Fundamentals of POGIL Virtual Workshops!

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by Joseph Lomax
Mon, 01/24/2022 - 19:40

The unspoken word of chemistry: Non-stoichiometric. Stoichiometry and non-stoichiometry are concepts that combine to make a solution that does not have to be difficult to understand.

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by Chad Husting
Mon, 01/24/2022 - 19:07

This is a simple small-scale distillation that can be used several different ways.

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by Dean Campbell
Mon, 01/17/2022 - 17:43

This blog post includes short descriptions of demonstrations and props that Dean Campbell has used while teaching his collegiate General Chemistry I course.

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by Tom Kuntzleman
Fri, 01/07/2022 - 12:16

Did you know that sand can be converted into a mixture of gases that spontaneously ignites in air? The procedures involved are relatively simple to perform, spectacular to observe, and relate to a rich assortment of chemical principles.

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by Marianna Marchini
Tue, 12/21/2021 - 10:11

This post focuses on the virtual chemistry laboratory activities created for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree in Primary Teacher Education at the University of Bologna.

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by Dean Campbell
Mon, 12/20/2021 - 12:17

The classic classroom or lab activity using coin flips to illustrate the first order kinetics of radioactive decay is connected to the tragedy of radiation exposure of workers at facilities using radium-containing luminescent paint. Some of the chemistry related to the contamination of these “radium girls” is explored, with connections being made to the Principles of Green Chemistry and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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by Chad Husting
Wed, 12/15/2021 - 18:58

There are some simple ways to break chemical bonds with microscale techniques.

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by Kristen Drury
Mon, 12/13/2021 - 06:47

A new lesson that uses PES evidence to drive the instruction that would allow the students to identify the limitations of the Bohr model and introduce the Quantum Mechanical Model .

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