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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.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 4 days ago
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: 3 days 12 hours 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: 3 weeks 2 days 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: 1 month 3 weeks 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: 1 month 3 weeks ago
by Stephen Wright
Mon, 09/30/2019 - 18:31

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. Copper is the sixth in this series of elements to be discussed as part of the Element of the Month program. #IYPT

Recent activity: 1 month 3 weeks ago
by Mary Saecker
Mon, 09/23/2019 - 15:38

Cultivating Chemical Curiosity

The September 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: exploring the chemistry of natural materials; research in chemical education; undergraduate research and project-based laboratories; innovative organic chemistry teaching; organic laboratory instruction; analytical chemistry investigations and instrumentation; nanochemistry; inorganic chemistry; teaching kinetics; exploring kinetic-molecular theory; from the archives: biodiesel.

Recent activity: 2 months 1 week ago
by Erica K. Jacobsen
Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:19

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

Recent activity: 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Stephen Wright
Thu, 08/29/2019 - 18:37

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. Iodine is the fifth in this series of elements to be discussed as part of the Element of the Month program. #IYPT

Recent activity: 2 months 1 week ago
by Mary Saecker
Mon, 08/19/2019 - 14:58

Chemistry Education: A Bridge to the Future

The August 2019 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: authentic chemistry laboratories; student motivation, sustained interest, and student success; student understanding of fundamental concepts; aids to assessment; computer-based learning; active learning activities; engaging polymer chemistry activities; experimenting with flavor and food; organic chemistry laboratories; spectroscopy laboratories; acid-base chemistry; from the archives: polymer properties.

Recent activity: 3 months 2 weeks ago