Journal Articles: 9 results
Stilling Waves with Ordered Molecular Monolayers  Ed Vitz
The amazing ability of a film of oil one molecule thick to dissipate the relatively large energy of water waves can be readily demonstrated, but an explanation of the effect has been elusive until recently.
Vitz, Ed. J. Chem. Educ. 2008, 85, 1064.
Lipids |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Noncovalent Interactions |
Surface Science |
Water / Water Chemistry |
Fatty Acids
Science for Kids Outreach Programs: College Students Teaching Science to Elementary Students and Their Parents  Birgit G. Koehler, Lee Y. Park, and Lawrence J. Kaplan
College students plan, develop, and present hands-on workshops to fourth-grade students and their parents, with faculty providing logistical support and pedagogical advice. The two-hour workshops, held one weekend on campus, emphasize hands-on experiments involving both the kids and the parents.
Koehler, Birgit G.; Park, Lee Y.; Kaplan, Lawrence J. J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 1505.
Food Science |
Nonmajor Courses |
Forensic Chemistry
Science for Kids in a Two-Year College  Jeanette C. Madea
For 17 years, the North Campus of Broward Community College has invited local elementary school children to participate in a "Science for Kids" program. The program goals are to instill a sense of wonder and excitement towards science in our young visitors and to allow them to experience success in learning science.
Madea, Jeanette C. J. Chem. Educ. 1999, 76, 1477.
Why some students don't learn chemistry: Chemical misconceptions  Nakhleh, Mary B.
In this article a cognitive model of learning chemistry is reported first, followed by a discussion of students' chemical misconceptions, and finally the implications of these findings on instruction.
Nakhleh, Mary B. J. Chem. Educ. 1992, 69, 191.
Learning Theories
High school chemistry safety survey  Senkbeil, Edward G.
To determine the level of need for safety training and the present status of safety in the high school chemistry class, 18 local area high schools were visited and the chemistry teachers were surveyed.
Senkbeil, Edward G. J. Chem. Educ. 1991, 68, 410.
Science demonstrations, experiments, and resources: A reference list for elementary through college teachers emphasizing chemistry with some physics and life science  Katz, David A.
A compilation of demonstrations, experiments, and resources that has grown out of the author's demonstration programs and workshops.
Katz, David A. J. Chem. Educ. 1991, 68, 235.
Professional Development
The historic atom: From d to q  Smith, Richard
A Styrofoam model of the atom that has been used to show middle and high school students the historical development of the atomic model.
Smith, Richard J. Chem. Educ. 1989, 66, 637.
Atomic Properties / Structure
The UCI Summer Science Institute  Taagepera, M.; Miller, G. E.; Benesi, A. J.
Description of a rigorous five-week institute for elementary, junior, and senior high science teachers.
Taagepera, M.; Miller, G. E.; Benesi, A. J. J. Chem. Educ. 1987, 64, 234.
Professional Development
Institutes in the academic year: Review and future plans  Pino, Lewis N.; Anderson, Robbin C.
Examines National Science Foundation, supplemental training institutes that occur during the school year.
Pino, Lewis N.; Anderson, Robbin C. J. Chem. Educ. 1961, 38, 451.
Professional Development