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by Erica K. Jacobsen
Mon, 12/16/2019 - 13:39

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the December 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education of special interest to our ChemEd X community.

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by Stephen Wright
Sat, 12/14/2019 - 11:56

In honor of the International Year of the Periodic Table: A familiarity with the chemistry of some of the elements more commonly encountered in everyday life is a valuable learning experience for all students. Iron is the last element in this series of elements to be discussed as part of the Element of the Month program. #IYPT

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by Stephen Wright
Fri, 12/13/2019 - 13:10

In honor of the International Year of the Periodic Table: A familiarity with the chemistry of some of the elements more commonly encountered in everyday life is a valuable learning experience for all students. Phosphorus is the eighth in this series of elements to be discussed as part of the Element of the Month program. #IYPT

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by Mary Saecker
Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:35

Reimagining Chemistry Education: Systems Thinking, and Green and Sustainable Chemistry

The December 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. In response to a call for papers, chemistry educators from around the world have contributed articles to the Journal collected in the December edition as special issue on systems thinking, and green and sustainable chemistry.

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by Stephen Wright
Sun, 12/01/2019 - 13:38

In honor of the International Year of the Periodic Table: A familiarity with the chemistry of some of the elements more commonly encountered in everyday life is a valuable learning experience for all students. Chlorine is the seventh in this series of elements to be discussed as part of the Element of the Month program. #IYPT

Recent activity: 1 month 4 days ago
by Erica K. Jacobsen
Sun, 11/17/2019 - 19:41

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the November 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education of special interest to our ChemEd X community.

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by Bob Worley
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:45

Ever wonder why some call precipitation reactions "double decomposition". Perhaps (or perhaps not) two (double) salts are sort of splitting apart (decomposing?) and then reforming with other radicals. But a solvent (usually water) is necessary to achieve the desired effect. But is adding water to a salt really decomposition? 

Recent activity: 1 month 2 weeks ago
by Mary Saecker
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 14:01

Mentoring the Next Generation

The November 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: biochemistry and visualizations; fostering effective explanations and instructions; learning through games and contests; green chemistry; investigations involving light; discovery-based laboratories; innovations in teaching; chemistry teacher experiences; foundations of chemistry; from the archive: infrared imaging.

Recent activity: 2 months 1 week ago
by Erica K. Jacobsen
Sat, 10/12/2019 - 18:14

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the October 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education of special interest to our ChemEd X community.

Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago
by Mary Saecker
Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:27

Celebrating National Chemistry Week 2019

The October 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: marvelous metals; safety; engaging activities on nuclear chemistry and self-healing hydrogels; chemistry activities for students studying nursing; fostering community; mathematics and computer models in chemistry; innovative experiments; challenges of demonstrating the atmospheric greenhouse effect; chemical education research; resources for teaching.

Recent activity: 3 months 1 week ago