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22 Assessment Questions
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Rates of Reactions  
The effects of a variety of variables, including concentration, temperature and catalysts, on reaction rate are shown.
Oscillating Reaction: Belousov-Zhabotinskii - Time-Lapse  
Time-lapse versions of the Belousov-Zhabotinskii reaction taking from 10 to 60 seconds are presented.
Oscillating Reaction: Belousov-Zhabotinskii  
Belousov-Zhabotinskii reactions are shown both as movies and as stills.
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Assessment Questions: First 3 results
Kinetics : CompareEnergyProfile (11 Variations)
Consider the following reactions that take place at the same temperature, begin with the same molar concentrations, and whose energy profiles are presented below:
Kinetics : ConcVsTimeGraph (8 Variations)
The following graph shows the change in concentration as a function of time for the reaction:
2NO2(g) + F2(g) 2NO2F(g)
What do each of the curves A, B, and C represent?

Kinetics : FactorsAffectingRate (7 Variations)
Which of the following changes would NOT affect the rate of the reaction of cisplatin with water?
Pt(NH3)2Cl2(aq) + H2O(l) [Pt(NH3)2(H2O)Cl]+ + Cl-

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Journal Articles: First 3 results.
Applications of Reaction Rate  Kevin Cunningham
This article presents an assignment in which students are to research and report on a chemical reaction whose increased or decreased rate is of practical importance. The assignment is designed to develop and assess a number of valuable skills and understandings, including the ability to write effectively.
Cunningham, Kevin. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 430.
Catalysis |
Enzymes |
Kinetics |
Rate Law |
Reactions |
Applications of Chemistry
An Enzyme Kinetics Experiment Using Laccase for General Chemistry   Yaqi Lin and Patrick M. Lloyd
This article describes the use of laccase, an oxidoreductase enzyme, to study the effects of enzyme catalysts on reaction rates.
Lin, Yaqi; Lloyd, Patrick M. J. Chem. Educ. 2006, 83, 638.
Aldehydes / Ketones |
Bioanalytical Chemistry |
Catalysis |
Enzymes |
Kinetics |
UV-Vis Spectroscopy
Kinetics of Alcohol Dehydrogenase-Catalyzed Oxidation of Ethanol Followed by Visible Spectroscopy  Kestutis Bendinskas, Christopher DiJiacomo, Allison Krill, and Ed Vitz
A two-week biochemistry experiment was introduced in the second-semester general chemistry laboratory to study the oxidation of ethanol in vitro in the presence of the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH). This reaction should pique student interest because the same reaction also occurs in human bodies when alcoholic drinks are consumed. Procedures were developed to follow the biochemical reaction by visible spectroscopy and to avoid specialized equipment. The effect of substrate concentration on the rate of this enzymatic reaction was investigated during the first week. The effects of temperature, pH, the specificity of the enzyme to several substrates, and the enzyme's inhibition by heavy metals were explored during the second week.
Bendinskas, Kestutis; DiJiacomo, Christopher; Krill, Allison; Vitz, Ed. J. Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1068.
Enzymes |
Kinetics |
Oxidation / Reduction |
Reactions |
UV-Vis Spectroscopy |
Alcohols |
Biophysical Chemistry |
Food Science
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Kinetica; An Excel program to Stimulate or Analyze Kinetic Data  Leonel Vera, Pedro Ortega, Miguel Guzmán
The Excel spreadsheet Kinetica both simulates and analyzes kinetic data for simple rate equations of the form: - d[A]/dt = k [A]^n Instructors or students can generate simulated kinetic data using parameters they specify, or using parameters randomized by Kinetica. The data set that is generated may then be exported for use in exercises, homework, and exams, or may be analyzed directly within Kinetica. A kinetics data set may also be imported from an external source into Kinetica for analysis.
An Excel Program to Study First-Order Kinetics  Ken Muranaka
User data can be analyzed to determine what parameter values of the first order rate expression give the closest fit, or data can be generated using user-input values of the rate parameters and random noise levels. Statistical characterizations such as confidence limits and variance are calculated.
ChemPaths 104 F Feb 18  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Rates of Reaction * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 15, Sec. 1-2 Moore, Ch 13, Sec. 1-2 * Homework #5 due by 11:55 pm F Feb 26 * Excel Assignment due at first discussion section next week (week of Feb. 21)
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