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Metallocene Catalyzed Polymerization of Ethylene  
Polymerization chemistry is demonstrated by the reaction between ethylene and a Ziegler-Natta catalyst.
Polymerization |
Catalysis |
Reactions
Polyurethane Foam in Micro Gravity  
Polyurethane foam is formed in micro gravity (NASA Reduced Gravity Program).
Polymerization
Formaldehyde Copolymers  
Formaldehyde Copolymers
Electrophilic Substitution |
Phenols |
Polymerization
Factors Affecting Glucose Oxidase Activity  
Various factors which affect glucose oxidase activity are demonstrated.
Catalysis |
Enzymes |
Kinetics |
Proteins / Peptides
Halting the Briggs-Rauscher Oscillating Reaction  
The Briggs-Rauscher reaction is demonstrated in three different ways. Catalase from a liver extract decomposes the hydrogen peroxide in an Briggs-Rauscher reaction, stopping the oscillations.
Catalysis |
Kinetics |
Enzymes |
Proteins / Peptides
Polymers  
Formation of formaldehyde copolymers, nylon rope, high and low density polyethylene, combustion of polyethylene and polystyrene, Beilstein test, formation of solid latex, cleaning oil spills, slime, solid foams, super absorbent polymer, formation of polyurethane foam under normal and micro gravity, and construction of a rod climbing apparatus are demonstrated.
Polymerization |
Reactions |
Applications of Chemistry |
Consumer Chemistry
Induction by Iron(II) of the Oxidation of Iodide by Dichromate  
Acidic aqueous solutions containing dichromate and iodide ions are mixed with no reaction. The addition of a solution of iron(II) ion induces the rapid formation of brown triiodide ion.
Catalysis |
Kinetics |
Mechanisms of Reactions |
Oxidation / Reduction