• What are other institutions doing about undergraduate laboratory offerings?

    We were told to move everything online about 2/3 of the way through the semester.  Our faculty pulled together and were able to develop online offerings for the remainder of the semester.  There have certain...
    Vincent Catalano
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  • History of Chemistry Poster Series?

    Is anyone aware of a series or set of posters/art that depicts the history of chemistry or chemists? I am a professor at a small liberal arts college and would like to decorate a hallway leading to the general chemist...
    Allison Fleshman
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  • Is the Chemistry Ambassadors Newsletter still being published?

    Is the Chemistry Ambassadors Newsletter still being published? Mine from Nancy McCormick-Pickett stopped arriving mid year. I'm heavily involved in science outreach and loved the support. Thanks.
    Bill Crawford
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  • Reaction of Metals in Muriatic Acid

    I'm working on my science fair project. I placed 6 different metals (Al, Pb, Zn, Cu, Fe, and C) in muriatic acid.   Zn and Al reacted strongly and dissolved in about 3 minutes.   Pb, Cu, Fe, and C did not...
    Carter Mihan
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  • single replacement reaction help

    I am having my students complete a general single replacement reaction with CuSo,(aq) and Fe(s) (in the form of steel wool.)  The copper comes out of solution and seems to adhere to the steel wool.  The solu...
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  • My first manuscript

    I'm a freshman in college, and this past semester I had the opportunity to conduct my own independent research project. So I created a probably terrible manuscript, since I have yet to take a chemistry writing course....
    Matthew Heaney
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  • SMBS purity Na2S2O5

    hello all   i consume and SMBS for mining purposes.   I have a technical question and i hope someone can help please..   Na2S2O5 should be above 97% or 98% as per the factory production and per con...
    Maher Mostapha
    created by Maher Mostapha
  • Getting Ph.D near 40s

    My question is How many of us working for their Ph.D degree at the twilight of their career. Quit the job and go for Ph.D at the middle age of 40 years or after..... Infact I just want to know that I am the only examp...
  • LessonsAdvisor.com

    Has anyone heard of the new (2016) Instructor/Tutor clearinghouse LessonsAdvisor.com ?  I signed up on their service to attract students to my Chemistry tutoring website and to gain local students as well. I won...
    Paul Knoll
    created by Paul Knoll
  • Professional Science Masters versus M.S. in Chemistry?

    I have currently began the process of investigating graduate programs in Chemistry.  Specificly Master's programs.  In my investigative work I discovered some schools are offering a Masters of Chemistry (Pro...
    Matthew Sylvestre
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  • What happens when you mix a nasal rinse containing non-iodine salt and baking soda with a cup of ozonated water

    What happens when you mix a nasal rinse containing non-iodine salt and baking soda with a cup of ozonated water
    Bethan Fulford
    created by Bethan Fulford
  • Fun experiments

    Hello everyone, I want to do some funny and amazing experiments for college students, We are planning a new event but I'm out of ideas. we already did: elephant toothpaste, secret ink, bleeding iron, Mn cameleon, p...
    Maysoon Al-Hafez
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  • Mixed Computational/Physical Graduate Program

    Are there any doctoral graduate programs that combine computational and wet lab physical chemistry?
    Jessica Freeze
    created by Jessica Freeze
  • I am looking for people to test an acid-base equilibrium app for iPhone and iPad.  A description can be found at  http://www.tahosa.us/Equiligraph/Equiligraph/Titration_App.html

    The app is based on the old 'Equilligraph' graphical methods. It combines graphs with numerical results.   It is in beta test now, and I am looking for people to beta test it and provide feed back     ...
    David Hatfield
    created by David Hatfield
  • Would you use music to engage kids in chemistry?

    I just released a symphonic suite of the first ten elements called "Journey to Neon", where the rhythms are based on the electron configuration of each element.  Plus, it is very listenable.  Might anyone as...
    Julie Newdoll
    created by Julie Newdoll
  • How should a local section handle middle school education?

    ACS Colleagues,   Like many local sections, the Chicago Section has committees dedicated to education: primary school, high school, higher ed, and continuing education. In this framework, who should be in charge...
    Josh Kurutz
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  • Statistics on Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Dept enrollments

    I had a question recently from a faculty member from a university in our Central New Mexico Local Section.  They were asking if ACS has available information on trends in undergraduate enrollments in Chemistry an...
    Donivan Porterfield
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  • What determines the oxidation states of transition metals?

    What determines the oxidation states of transition metals?
    Lina F
    created by Lina F
  • Eyewear standards in Academic Laboratories?

    Dear All,      I previously left a silane research and production laboratory to serve as a safety specialist for Princeton University Environmental Health and Safety.  Though departments (suc...
    Kyle Angjelo
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  • Definition of salt

    Textbook definition: "An ionic compound composed of cations and anions other than hydroxide or oxide ions"   Why are hydroxide and oxide ions omitted from this definition?
    Nimmy Thomas
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