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Aluminum—Air Battery  Modesto Tamez and Julie H. Yu
Students construct a homemade aluminum-air battery out of aluminum foil, activated charcoal, and saltwater that generates enough power to operate a simple electrical device.
Tamez, Modesto; Yu, Julie H. J. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84, 1936A.
Electrochemistry |
Electrolytic / Galvanic Cells / Potentials |
Green Chemistry |
Oxidation / Reduction
Evening polymer programs to pique the interests of youngsters and adults  Woodward, Linda; Bernard, Mary Ann
This outreach program increases the interaction between children and adults while introducing students and parents to the world of synthetic polymers.
Woodward, Linda; Bernard, Mary Ann J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 1006.
Polymerization |
Applications of Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry |
Green Chemistry
Teaching risk assessment in undergraduate chemistry using BCTC  Pharr, Daniel Y.
148. Bits and pieces, 49. The role of many scientists has become one of making policy decisions based on scientific data that is often incomplete and ambiguous. Having students go through the types of decisions that such scientists need to make by using the BCTC computer simulations can be a useful exercise to teach students how to research, collect, analyze, and interpret data.
Pharr, Daniel Y. J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 294.
Green Chemistry
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ACS Resources: First 3 results
Annie's Recycling Matching Game  
This puzzle, part of a collection from the ACS 'Science for Kids' Web site, has students match various statements about recycling with answers from a list of possible correct responses.
Green Chemistry
Making Recycled Paper  
Paper is made from cellulose found in trees and other plants. Once it is used, it can be recycled to be used again. In this activity, students learn what is required to make recycled paper.
Green Chemistry
A collection of activities that explore basic concepts dealing with recycling materials. They are written for the 4-6th grade level.
Green Chemistry
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Molecular Models of Reactants and Products from an Asymmetric Synthesis of a Chiral Carboxylic Acid  William F. Coleman
Our JCE Featured Molecules for this month come from the paper by Thomas E. Smith, David P. Richardson, George A. Truran, Katherine Belecki, and Megumi Onishi (1). The authors describe the use of a chiral auxiliary, 4-benzyl-2-oxazolidinone, in the synthesis of a chiral carboxylic acid. The majority of the molecules used in the experiment, together with several of the pharmaceuticals mentioned in the paper, have been added to our molecule collection. In many instances multiple enantiomeric and diastereomeric forms of the molecules have been included. This experiment could easily be extended to incorporate various aspects of computation for use in an advanced organic or integrated laboratory. Here are some possible exercises using the R and S forms of the 4-benzyl-2-oxazolidinone as the authors point out that both forms are available commercially. Calculation of the optimized structures and energies of the enantiomers at the HF/631-G(d) level using Gaussian03 (2) produces the results shown in Table 1. Evaluation of the vibrational frequencies results in no imaginary frequencies and the 66 real frequencies are identical for the two forms. Examination of the computed IR spectra also shows them to be identical. Additionally, the Raman and NMR spectra can be calculated for the enantiomers and compared to experimental values and spectral patterns. A tool that is becoming increasingly important for assigning absolute configuration is vibrational circular dichroism (VCD). Although the vibrational spectra of an enantiomeric pair are identical, the VCD spectra show opposite signs, as shown in Figure 1. One can imagine a synthesis, using an unknown enantiomer of the chiral auxiliary, followed by calculations of the electronic and vibrational properties of all of the intermediates and the product, and determination of absolute configuration of reactants and products by comparison of experimental and computed VCD spectra. Using a viewer capable of displaying two molecules that can be moved independently, students could more easily visualize the origin of the enantiomeric preference in the reaction between the chelated enolate and allyl iodide.
Green Chemistry
Sorting recyclable plastics by density  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Physical Properties |
Green Chemistry
Using Chemical Equations in Environmental Chemistry and Green Chemistry  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics |
Green Chemistry
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