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Montes, Ingrid; Lai, Chunqiu; Sanabria, David – Journal of Chemical Education, 2003
Describes a classroom demonstration supported by the guided-inquiry experience that focuses on separation techniques and other solvent-dependent processes, such as reaction-solvent selection. (Contains 13 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Inquiry
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Davidson, Charles F.; Slabaugh, Michael R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2003
Describes how to make a magic crystal garden of dendritic salt crystals. Explains the theory and procedures involved. (DDR)
Descriptors: Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Chemistry, Crystallography
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Journal of Chemical Education, 2003
Presents an activity that provides a way to cover the complex topic of mass spectrometry and connects with a discussion of the 2002 Nobel Prize in chemistry. (DDR)
Descriptors: Atomic Structure, Chemistry, Concept Formation, Educational Strategies
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Turner, Ronna C.; Lindsay, Harriet A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2003
Examines the relationships between organic chemistry achievement and a number of cognitive and noncognitive variables, and explores whether gender differences existed for any of these relationships. Concludes that general chemistry grade, ACT-math score, and motivation are significant predictors of organic chemistry achievement. Indicates gender…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Concept Formation, Higher Education, Learning Motivation
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Li, Lewyn – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Discusses the responsibilities of scientists on the issue of gender equity in the sciences. Explains the necessary steps to increase female involvement in the sciences and achieve gender equity. (Contains 12 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Equal Education, Females, Gender Issues, Graduate Study
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Olney, Dave – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Presents three quote box puzzles in which given letters are dropped vertically in each column (given order does not necessarily represent the appearance) and form a quotation when read from left to right, line by line. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, Puzzles, Science Activities
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Rybolt, Thomas R.; Waddell, Thomas G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Introduces a scientific mystery story problem on the chemical and physical properties of metals involving characters Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, Metals, Problem Solving
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Ibanez, Jorge G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Uses popular sayings and proverbs to introduce chemical phenomena. Presents an exercise including 26 chemical concepts identified with matching proverbs and sayings. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hatcher-Skeers, Mary; Aragon, Ellen – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Describes a project that integrates active learning into service learning targeting both college students and middle schools students wherein college students perform chemical demonstrations for middle school students. (YDS)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Chemistry, Demonstrations (Educational), Elementary Secondary Education
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Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Describes a chemistry demonstration on freezing point depression wherein students investigate the effects of adding various substances to ice water. Includes instructor information and a student activity sheet. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Demonstrations (Science), Higher Education
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Bradley, Alexander Z.; Ulrich, Scott M.; Jones, Maitland, Jr.; Jones, Stephanie M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Introduces an organic chemistry course using the cooperative learning method and investigates this teaching method's effects on student learning with the participation of (n=16) super-qualified freshman who achieved a grade of 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) examination. (YDS)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Higher Education, Nontraditional Education, Organic Chemistry
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Burke, Barbara; Walton, Edward – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Introduces a chemistry course designed for preservice teachers that focuses on increasing the knowledge of students using hands-on, constructivist, inquiry-based science experiences. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Constructivism (Learning), Hands on Science, Higher Education
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Craig, Norman C.; Gislason, Eric A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Explains the experimental basis of the first law of thermodynamics and examines the concept of reversible processes on the first law. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Higher Education, Science Education, Thermodynamics
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Seal, Brenda C.; Wynne, Dorothy; MacDonald, Gina – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Describes a summer research program at James Madison University targeting deaf and hard-of-hearing students and teachers participating in and collaborating on chemistry research with hearing students and teachers. (Contains 18 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Communication Skills, Deafness
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Williamson, Bryce E.; Morikawa, Tetsuo – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Introduces a chemical model illustrating the aspects of the second law of thermodynamics which explains concepts such as reversibility, path dependence, and extrapolation in terms of electrochemistry and calorimetry. Presents a thought experiment using an ideal galvanic electrochemical cell. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Entropy, Higher Education
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