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by Shelly Belleau
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:43

This POGIL- Like density activity is suitable for online instruction.

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Erica Posthuma
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 19:36

Toward the end of the school year we inevitably have disruptions to our normal instructional day. On one day in May, our classes were shortened to only fifteen minutes to accommodate for a series of school wide exams. On this day, I decided to choose some of my favorite chemistry-themed YouTube videos and share them with my students.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Erica Posthuma
Sat, 05/03/2014 - 15:57

From the misconceptions fostered by the biology textbooks using the phrase “high-energy phosphate bond” to idea that energy comes in different forms, the Modeling community recognizes the challenges of teaching the energy concept and has developed a way of talking about energy designed to help students construct a consistent and cohesive model.

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Recent activity: 2 years 10 months ago
by Deanna Cullen
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 17:23

Endothermic and exothermic reactions and processes are a common topic in chemistry class. This activity provides examples that can be done with household materials.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Deanna Cullen
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 13:10

Make ice cream in a baggie to emphasize energy changes, direction of energy transfer, dissolution and colligative properties.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Mary Saecker
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:01

Chemists Celebrate Earth Day—The Wonders of Water The April 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/91/4. The April issue features water and environmental chemistry.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Michael Morgan
Thu, 03/20/2014 - 13:55

Suitable for Online Instruction: An independent study on the chemistry topic of coordination compounds and complex ions suitable for AP Chemistry and first-year college chemistry students is presented. Originally published 3/20/2014.

Recent activity: 1 year 10 months ago
by Michael Morgan
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:43

This laboratory exercise accompanies the article "". The laboratory serves as part of an extended exercise on the chemistry topic of coordination compounds and complex ions. The entire lesson as described in the article also exposes students to how chemical research is conducted and the conflicts and uncertainties that lead to new theories and discoveries.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Mary Saecker
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 14:36

Teaching Chemistry and Making a Difference The March 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/91/3. The March issue features: changing the curriculum to make connections, forensic chemistry, computer-based learning, hands-on activities and labs for introductory chemistry, teaching physical chemistry, organic and biochemistry labs, and the mole concept.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Erica Posthuma
Sun, 03/02/2014 - 13:26

In my last article I described several different strategies you could use in your classroom to integrate the use of whiteboards. Whiteboarding can be a powerful tool for increasing student engagement when it is implemented well. The success of a whiteboarding activity greatly depends on how well the instructor focuses the student interaction and guides the discussion.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago