• ACS Webinars

    Can I watch these later or only via live stream
    Sean Wilde
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  • Using solutions calculator for making small amounts of solutions of hydrates

    Hello! Can someone please explain making solutions involving chemicals in hydrate form? I am using a calculator which has worked well for all chemicals except hydrates.   When using this calculator, I obtain dif...
    Dawn Keckley
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  • Join us as a Catalyst for Collisions HS Educator this year!

    As a former high school chemistry teacher, I know how important it is to engage students. That’s why I am reaching out. I’d like to invite you to join a select group of innovative high school chemistry tea...
    Edward Wang
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  • Undocumented students in the chemical sciences

    Sharing this week's C&EN cover story on this topic: Undocumented students remain in the shadows of the chemical sciences | April 17, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 16 | Chemica…
    lwang10
    created by lwang10
  • Active Learning Trainer/Facilitator

    I'm currently working on an active learning project with UCLA and NIH. We're looking for a freelance Trainer/Facilitator as detailed in this job posting: Hackathon Leader and Trainer - Google Docs. If you have co...
    Cheryl Mathews
    created by Cheryl Mathews
  • Learning and Having fun

    As far as I know we learn only when we are engaged. In some way, that means that you have to be 'having fun.' Of course, it can and should be hard work too. The problem I see in my students is that "hard" work means t...
    David Terrell
    created by David Terrell
  • Rate of Gas Flow in Carbonization

    Hello, my name is Martin. I am doing my research on synthesis carbon mesoporous.I have a question related to the carbonization. does the rate of flow gas determine the structural/ to produce good carbon mesoporous?
    pongsendana
    created by pongsendana
  • What is the purpose of learning science? What does science focus on? What is its mission statement?

    Our planet is in danger; the carbon dioxide level in our atmosphere is reaching 400 ppm, the highest level ever reached - our planet is warming up.  I think we should focus more on how to plant trees, and the mis...
    Anh Nguyen
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  • New Chemistry Learning Game Under Development and We're Looking for Great Teachers!

    Wouldn’t it be great to have a learning game to use in your chemistry class that was more than a memory drill, but actually helped your student’s to build a deeper understanding of chemistry? Our team a...
    Edward Wang
    created by Edward Wang
  • Publishing Your Research 101 [Video Series]

    The effective communication of scientific research is vital both to the scientific community and to a scientist’s career. ACS Publications has launched the Publishing Your Research 101 video series to assist aut...
    Frederico Colon
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  • Slow motion hydrogen balloon explosion

    Many thanks to student Alex Blackwood who filmed them using the Sony FS-700 camera, filming at 800 FPS. The reaction of hydrogen gas with oxygen in the air to form water can be demonstrated by igniting a balloon ...
    Andres Tretiakov
    created by Andres Tretiakov
  • Slow motion combustion of ethanol

    Many thanks to student Alex Blackwood who filmed them using the Sony FS-700 camera, filming at 800 FPS   In the first part of this video, the whoosh bottle demo demonstrates the combustion of alcohol vapours ...
    Andres Tretiakov
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  • Slow motion spray bottle flame tests

    A new series of slow motion videos: Many thanks to student Alex Blackwood who filmed them using the Sony FS-700 camera, filming at 800 FPS.   An introduction to Spectroscopy: Flame tests   Spray bottl...
    Andres Tretiakov
    created by Andres Tretiakov
  • Magnesium and silver nitrate flash reaction

    A new series of slow motion videos: Many thanks to student Alex Blackwood who filmed them using the Sony FS-700 camera, filming at 800 FPS.     A very small amount of DRY magnesium and silver nitrate p...
    Andres Tretiakov
    created by Andres Tretiakov
  • Reterosynthesis of organic compounds

    I have to prepare assignment the reterosynthesis of organic compounds synthesized in 2009-13 but i have not found some reliable data.
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  • Collapsing Can demo promoting chemistry education- 3 minutes on TV

    I did a three minute interview on the top TV station in Vermont, during which I did a variation of the collapsing can demo. The interview is on the web at http://www.wcax.com/story/23525839/books-over-breakfast I t...
    Dana Dunnan
    created by Dana Dunnan
  • New Book for beginning teachers, particularly in Chemistry

    I've just published Notes to a New Teacher on Amazon in Kindle now and later this week in paperback.  Almost a third of the book addresses teaching chemistry, which is the subject where I began my career.  ...
    Dana Dunnan
    created by Dana Dunnan
  • Periodic table with lights

    My latest project, shining some light on the periodic table of the elements:
    Andres Tretiakov
    created by Andres Tretiakov
  • Attractive and repulsive forces between atoms

    My understanding is that, as two hydrogen atoms approach, attraction is stronger initially but repulsion is stronger at shorter distances.  Taking the simplistic view that protons and electrons are discrete parti...
    David Rosen
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  • Carbon Snake: demonstrating the dehydration power of concentrated sulfuric acid

    A twist in the dehydration of sucrose demonstration using conc. sulfuric acid: A small amount of yellow-green powder (p-nitroaniline) is placed in a crucible and 1 ml of concentrated sulfuric acid is added while bein...
    Andres Tretiakov
    created by Andres Tretiakov