Journal Articles: 6 results
This activity provides a simple experiment that introduces students to an important reaction of organic chemistry. It also helps students connect chemistry to something that they see and use every day and provides an opportunity for cross-curricular work.
J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 192A.
Acids / Bases |
Industrial Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry
Creating a Window Cleaner Company  Sarquis, A. M.; Peters, Bruce L., Jr.; Coffey, Linda; Hershberger, James W.; Bucheit, Rex
Activity in which fourth- through eighth-grade students are challenged to create, market, advertise, and analyze the cost of their own window cleaner.
Sarquis, A. M.; Peters, Bruce L., Jr.; Coffey, Linda; Hershberger, James W.; Bucheit, Rex J. Chem. Educ. 1995, 72, 344.
Consumer Chemistry |
Industrial Chemistry
Chemistry tours for high school students: Connecting chemistry and business  Ball, Jenelle
Efforts to show high school students the relevance of chemistry in their lives are more powerful when students go on field trips to visit businesses that are related to chemistry. The author describes such a trip, where students visited the Dept. of Justice Criminalistics Lab at a local university.
Ball, Jenelle J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 656.
Forensic Chemistry |
Applications of Chemistry |
Industrial Chemistry |
Administrative Issues
An industrial chemistry course: Bringing teachers and industry together  Fanning, James C.; Fanning, Sybil S.
Local industry is able to supply direct examples of basic chemical principles that a teacher might use in classroom. The authors are eager to share their experiences, materials, lesson plans, etc., to prepare teachers to take their own classroom excursions to local industries.
Fanning, James C.; Fanning, Sybil S. J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 563.
Consumer Chemistry |
Industrial Chemistry |
Applications of Chemistry
So, what can I do for extra credit?  White, Miriam R.
Some projects offered by this author to her secondary school students: "interviewing" the discoverer of an element, top 50 chemicals produced in the US, interviewing a working chemist, and independent experiments.
White, Miriam R. J. Chem. Educ. 1991, 68, 395.
Industrial Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry |
Periodicity / Periodic Table
A graduate chemistry course for teachers in elementary and secondary schools  Kessel, W. G.
Describes a course entitled "Chemical Contributions to Modern Life" that focuses on the importance of chemistry in industry; includes a list of reference material and industrial films.
Kessel, W. G. J. Chem. Educ. 1957, 34, 246.
Professional Development |
Industrial Chemistry