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Nuts & Bolts | September 2015 Minimizing Error in a Stoichiometry Lab
A student suggests an alternative method to minimize the error in an exciting stoichiometry experiment.
Resource Feature | May 2015 The Indestructible Crucible
Is it correct to use unconventional equipment in a school setting? Read about this alternative apparatus to the traditional crucible—a bottle cap.
Resource Feature | November 2015 Best Molar Ratio: An Acid-Base Discovery Activity
An experienced teacher updates a classic limiting reactant activity using inexpensive chemicals, pressure sensors, and Erlenmeyer flasks.
Resource Feature | March 2015 Positioning the Gas Laws in Our Chemistry Teaching
Set up student understanding of gas behavior and Avogadro's hypothesis using gas density, gas compressibility, and the law of combining volumes.
Nuts & Bolts | November 2014 Demonstrations and Good Pedagogy
Given recent accidents involving methanol, are traditional, teacher-performed, passive-student demonstrations best?
Resource Feature | September 2016 The Chemistry of Cars: An Adventure in Resource Creation
Learn about the exciting Chemistry of Cars project, and the content writing team responsible for creating 19 new amazing classroom resources!
Classroom Commentary | May 2015 A Dialog on Terminology: Double Replacement vs Ion Swap
Are ionic AX + BY reactions better titled double replacement or ion swap? Read the discourse between two advanced high school chemistry students, with an introduction and conclusion from their teacher.
Resource Feature | November 2014 Magic Bubble
Read about a lesson designed by a teacher that introduces students to particle diagrams via the process of dissolving.