Journal Articles: 14 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
Heat and Work are Not "Forms of Energy"   Peckham, Gavin D.; McNaught, Ian J.
Heat and work are processes by which the internal energy of a system is changed. The title reflects a common misconception used by students and instructors.
Peckham, Gavin D.; McNaught, Ian J. J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 103.
Thermodynamics |
Enrichment / Review Materials
Pictorial Analogies III: Heat Flow, Thermodynamics, and Entropy  Fortman, John J.
Author provides visuals and their explanations to aid in understanding topics in thermodynamics.
Fortman, John J. J. Chem. Educ. 1993, 70, 102.
C-H-E-M spells "chemistry is fun": An outline for a very involving chemistry demonstration  Sherman, Marie C.
The striking features of the demonstration can be outlined using the first four letters of the word chemistry. C-H-E-M is used as an acronym to introduce what the students will actually see, hear, feel, and experience during the demonstration.
Sherman, Marie C. J. Chem. Educ. 1992, 69, 413.
Thermodynamics |
Physical Properties |
The energy conversion go-arounds kit developed by NEED: Ten teaching modules that use products of chemistry   Kauffman, George B.; Zafran, Robert
NEED is an association of energy educators that brings together the resources, experiences, and optimism of youths and adults in meaningful activities and programs.
Kauffman, George B.; Zafran, Robert J. Chem. Educ. 1992, 69, 366.
Thermodynamics |
Applications of Chemistry
The reusable heat pack   McAfee, Lyle V.; Jumper, Charles F.
A commercial product that can be used to demonstrate thermodynamic principles.
McAfee, Lyle V.; Jumper, Charles F. J. Chem. Educ. 1991, 68, 780.
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 chemistry experience for gifted and talented elementary students  Carlson, G. Lynn
A successful two-week summer program for children in grades 4-6 of above average ability.
Carlson, G. Lynn J. Chem. Educ. 1988, 65, 58.
Photochemistry |
Thermodynamics |
Molecular Modeling
Converting sunlight to mechanical energy: A polymer example of entropy  Mathias, Lon J.
Demonstrating entropy using an elastomer and a virtual foolproof "light engine".
Mathias, Lon J. J. Chem. Educ. 1987, 64, 889.
You Can't Go Back (Elementary Penguin Productions)  Howard, Reed A.
A nontechnical film showing the irreversibility of events. Familiar events are shown backward and the viewer is led to an appreciation of energy transformations.
Howard, Reed A. J. Chem. Educ. 1976, 53, 252.
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