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  • Kitchen Chemistry

    Book Chapter | April 2012

    The kitchen is a wondrous place for children to make observations and explore the basics of chemistry. Seize the opportunity and help students build process skills while cooking or baking. Almost everything we eat and…

  • Online Extras: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry If you have purchased the teacher's edition of Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry, you can view the errata, replacement pages, and lab handouts online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras, please…

  • Online Extras: Forensics in Chemistry: The Case of Kirsten K.

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Forensics in Chemistry: The Case of Kirsten K. If you have purchased Forensics in Chemistry: The Case of Kirsten K., you can view the accompanying materials online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras, please type in the second word in…

  • A Chemistry Puzzle to Be Solved

    Journal Article | March 2020

  • Online Extra: More Chemistry Basics: Stop Faking It!

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extra: More Chemistry Basics: Stop Faking It! If you have purchased More Chemistry Basics, you can view the accompanying errata online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the errata, please type in the second word in the body text on page 94 of More…

  • An Exam Wrapper Intervention in Organic Chemistry I

    Journal Article | December 2020

    This article describes a quasi-experimental study conducted in two Organic Chemistry I classrooms at a diverse, urban, public university. The treatment group received an exam wrapper intervention, a series of four…

  • Stringy Chemistry and States of Matter

    Book Chapter | April 2009

    Solids, liquids, and gases are familiar to students as the different states of matter. Why are some substances gases and some solid at room temperature? This exercise helps students explore the basic concepts behind…

  • Constructive-Developmental Pedagogy in Chemistry

    Book Chapter | January 2006

    This chapter reflects on research in constructive-developmental (CD) pedagogy having application to today’s undergraduate science classroom. Its focus is on the undergraduate chemistry curriculum and pedagogy. The…

  • Chemistry, Toys, and Accidental Inventions

    Book Chapter | October 2016

    This lesson helps students distinguish between reactants and products, explain the law of conservation of matter, measure properties or reactants and products, recognize that a change in the reactants results in a…

  • Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Transform your chemistry labs with this guide to argument-driven inquiry. Designed to be much more authentic for instruction than traditional laboratory activities, the investigations in this book give high school…

  • Chemistry in the Kitchen

    Journal Article | July 2019

    Creating transparent candy glass windows through experimental design

  • Virtual Chemistry

    Journal Article | September 2019

    Using the PhET pH scale simulation and the 5E Model to enhance students’ pH understanding

  • Modern Alchemy: Safer Teaching with Chemistry

    Book Chapter | January 2003

    From making mud pies in a sandbox to messing with a magic set and sending secret messages with markers that produce invisible writing, chemistry engages students’ passions for mixing things together and producing…

  • Modern Alchemy: Safer Teaching With Chemistry

    Book Chapter | January 2006

    Today more students take chemistry at the secondary level than a decade ago, but community college instructors must not assume that these students come with the same knowledge and laboratory skills as students arriving…

  • Technology-Enriched Learning Environments in University Chemistry

    Book Chapter | January 2006

    Science and technology courses in higher education have traditionally been composed of three elements—lecture, recitation, and evaluation—and have been conducted in lecture-based, teacher-centered settings. In recent…

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