Journal Articles: 5 results
The Chemical Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Serpentine Remains  Ken Shaw
This story is a chemical mystery, set in the context of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, that emphasizes qualitative analysis, descriptive chemistry, and forensics.
Shaw, Ken. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 507.
Acids / Bases |
Applications of Chemistry |
Coordination Compounds |
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
Forensic Chemistry |
Qualitative Analysis
Some Like It Hot, Some Like It Cold  Robert G. Silberman
Students combine liquids and solids in a calorimeter and use a thermometer to determine if the reaction mixture gets hotter or colder. The goal is to find a combination of a liquid and a solid that could serve as the basis for a cold pack of the type used for athletic injuries.
Silberman, Robert G. J. Chem. Educ. 2004, 81, 64A.
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
Microscale Lab
Visual Experiments Supporting Four Basic Concepts in Chemistry  François Saint-Antonin
Demonstrations illustrating four principles of chemistry (dissolution, transport, reaction, and energy changes).
Saint-Antonin, François. J. Chem. Educ. 2003, 80, 288.
Descriptive Chemistry |
Aqueous Solution Chemistry |
Solutions / Solvents |
Transport Properties |
Reactions |
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
How bright are you? Energy and power hands-on activities  Steitberger, H. Eric
A Saturday session is described in which students and their parents learn about oxidation and calorimetry.
Steitberger, H. Eric J. Chem. Educ. 1992, 69, 307.
Oxidation / Reduction |
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
Food Science
Exploring chemistry for junior high students  Cohen, Sheldon H.
A five-session program entitled "Exploring Chemistry for Junior High Students."
Cohen, Sheldon H. J. Chem. Educ. 1980, 57, 723.
Acids / Bases |
Reactions |
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
Equilibrium |