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Meg A. Mole Future Chemist  American Chemical Society
Meg A. Mole visits different chemists to learn about their jobs. She is always amazed at the variety of things that they do.
Applications of Chemistry
Phlogiston (GCMP)  David M. Whisnant
Phlogiston: this is a resource in the collection "General Chemistry Multimedia Problems". In this problem we will think back to the last half of the 18th century when modern chemistry was beginning to take place. One of the major problems occupying chemists at the time was combustion. The dominant theory of combustion in the mid-18th century involved a substance called "phlogiston." General Chemistry Multimedia Problems ask students questions about experiments they see presented using videos and images. The questions asked apply concepts from different parts of an introductory course, encouraging students to decompartmentalize the material.
Applications of Chemistry
The Behavior of Materials  
Volume 04, issue 02 of a series of leaflets covering subjects of interest to students of elementary chemistry distributed in 1929 - 1932.
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry and Warfare  
Volume 04, issue 09 of a series of leaflets covering subjects of interest to students of elementary chemistry distributed in 1929 - 1932.
Applications of Chemistry
Achievements of Young Chemists  
Volume 04, issue 34 of a series of leaflets covering subjects of interest to students of elementary chemistry distributed in 1929 - 1932.
Applications of Chemistry
Special Chemistry Club Number  
Volume 05, issue 02 of a series of leaflets covering subjects of interest to students of elementary chemistry distributed in 1929 - 1932.
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry in Sports, Physiology & Health  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry with Cultural Connections  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry in the Environment  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry Lecture Demonstrations  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
Gravitational and Electrostatic Potential Energy  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
ChemPaths 104 W Feb 16  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: Exam I (in room 1351, 1:20 to 2:10 pm) Bring calculator, pencils, eraser, and 3x5 card. Be prepared to THINK!
Applications of Chemistry
Chemistry in Everyday Life  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry
Sound and Light  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities explore the properties of sound and light.
Applications of Chemistry
Recycling-ACS Science for Kids  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities that explore recycling and the chemistry behind it.
Applications of Chemistry
Molecular Models of Polymers Used in Sports Equipment  William F. Coleman
In keeping with the 2008 National Chemistry Week theme of Having a Ball with Chemistry, the Featured Molecules this month are a number of monomers and their associated polymers taken from a paper by Sandy Van Natta and John P. Williams on polymers used in making equipment for a variety of high-impact sports (1). The molecules provide students with an introduction to an important area of applied chemistry and also enable them to examine complex structures using the models they have seen applied to small molecules.It is certainly instructive for students to build small polymer fragments using molecular model kits. Holding a model of n-decane, for example, and twisting it in various ways, provides real insight into the multiplicity of conformations available to supermolecules of polyethylene. Computer-based 3-dimensional structure drawing and visualization programs make it possible to construct large oligomers of known polymers and to begin to explore structural properties of new systems. Two such programs, free for academic use, are DSVisualizer and ArgusLab (2). DSVisualizer includes a useful set of tools for building and viewing structures and a clean geometry option that applies a Dreiding-like force field. ArgusLab adds the ability to perform both molecular mechanics and semi-empirical geometry optimization and to display various molecular surfaces. Using ArgusLab, or a similar program, students can explore the relative energies of various conformations of the substances they have built electronically. Students who are being introduced to molecular modeling and the use of more sophisticated software can easily explore the effects of the modeling and convergence parameters on the stable structures that are found, and can begin to explore the difference between global and local minima on a molecular potential energy surface. Using the conformational search program in HyperChem 7.5 on a tetramer of vinyl chloride (terminated with H; of SRRS stereochemistry; only CCCC torsions varied), approximately half of the 500 structures examined fell within 6 kcal/mol of the lowest energy structure (3). This number would increase significantly if other torsion angles were included.The use of computational software allows us to introduce students in introductory chemistry to the idea of multiple conformations, which is so important in biochemistry and much of organic chemistry. In teaching ideas behind conformational stability care should be taken when attributing conformational stability solely to non-bonded repulsions between peripheral atoms on adjacent carbon atoms. Weinhold and co-workers have recently presented strong evidence that the stability of the staggered conformer of ethane relative to the eclipsed form arises from more favorable interactions of C-H sigma bonding orbitals on adjacent carbons (4). The multiplicity of such interactions could well be responsible for conformational stability in more complex systems. Any discussion of conformational stability should also introduce students to the ultimate conformational problem, the folding of proteins and to the Folding@home project (5).
Polymerization |
Applications of Chemistry
Creative Chemistry  
Volume 04, issue 15 of a series of leaflets covering subjects of interest to students of elementary chemistry distributed in 1929 - 1932.
Applications of Chemistry |
Synthesis
Chemistry in Geology  John W. Moore, Ed Vitz, Justin Shorb
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Geochemistry
Chemistry in Foods  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Nutrition
Chemistry in Biology  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Biological Cells
Chemistry in Forensics  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Forensic Chemistry
Ice Houses  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Thermodynamics |
Applications of Chemistry
Uses of Artificial Isotopes  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Isotopes |
Applications of Chemistry
Nuclear Power Plants  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Nuclear / Radiochemistry
Breeder Reactors  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Nuclear / Radiochemistry
Chemistry in Physics  Ed Vitz, Justin Shorb
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Physical Properties
Motion-Science for Kids  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities explore the properties of objects in motion and the effects of friction.
Physical Properties |
Applications of Chemistry
Health and Wellness  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities exploring the chemistry of the human body and health.
Bioenergetics |
Applications of Chemistry |
Nutrition
Solids, Liquids & Gases  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids resources explore the chemical and physical properties of solids, liquids, and gases.
Applications of Chemistry |
Gases |
Solids |
Liquids
Motion & Energy  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities and assessments that explore aspects of motion and energy.
Applications of Chemistry |
Chemometrics |
Physical Properties
Air-Science for Kids  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities exploring the chemistry of air.
Atmospheric Chemistry |
Applications of Chemistry |
Gases
Your Senses  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities that explore the chemistry behind our senses.
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Applications of Chemistry
Vacuum Distillation of Gin and Food Items  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Phases / Phase Transitions / Diagrams |
Applications of Chemistry
Fuel Cells  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Applications of Chemistry |
Electrolytic / Galvanic Cells / Potentials
Electricity  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities that explore the properties of electricity.a
Electrochemistry |
Magnetic Properties |
Metals |
Applications of Chemistry
Art & Toys  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities exploring the chemistry involved in art and toys.
Dyes / Pigments |
Applications of Chemistry |
Physical Properties
Lake Study  David M. Whisnant, James A McCormick, Benjamin Fortin, Patrick Nutter
Lake Study for Windows is a two-part simulation designed to involve students with the scientific method. It allows them to collect data, formulate hypotheses, and test the hypotheses with controlled experiments.
Thermal Analysis |
Titration / Volumetric Analysis |
Applications of Chemistry |
Quantitative Analysis
Planet Earth  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities and tests exploring applications of chemistry on Earth.
Atmospheric Chemistry |
Applications of Chemistry |
Water / Water Chemistry |
Geochemistry |
Plant Chemistry
Your Body  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities explore the chemistry of the human body.
Bioenergetics |
Applications of Chemistry |
Nutrition |
Lipids |
Proteins / Peptides |
Carbohydrates |
Food Science
Art-ACS Science for Kids  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities exploring the chemistry involved in art.
Dyes / Pigments |
Applications of Chemistry |
Solutions / Solvents |
Physical Properties
Air-Solids, Liquids & Gases  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities explore the properties of gases.
Atmospheric Chemistry |
Acids / Bases |
Reactions |
Applications of Chemistry |
Water / Water Chemistry |
Gases
Food  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities that explore the chemical properties of foods.
Plant Chemistry |
Dyes / Pigments |
Lipids |
Proteins / Peptides |
Carbohydrates |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Applications of Chemistry |
Nutrition |
Acids / Bases |
Chromatography
Characteristics of Materials  American Chemical Society
What makes diapers absorbent? Is peanut butter stickier than syrup or jelly? Strong, stretchy, sticky, or sweet—everything around us has special properties which make them unique. See if you can identify and compare the characteristics of materials.
Industrial Chemistry |
Physical Properties |
Reactions |
Consumer Chemistry |
Gases |
Carbohydrates |
Proteins / Peptides |
Crystals / Crystallography |
Water / Water Chemistry |
Plant Chemistry |
Dyes / Pigments |
Lipids |
Molecular Properties / Structure |
Applications of Chemistry |
Nutrition |
Acids / Bases |
Chromatography |
Magnetic Properties |
Metals |
Polymerization |
Solutions / Solvents |
Descriptive Chemistry |
Food Science