December 2015 ChemEd X Newsletter

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Dear ChemEd X Community,

As 2015 comes to a close, I would like to thank you for supporting ChemEd X! We strive to provide chemistry teachers with resources and ideas that they can use in the classroom. As a registered member of the community, you can comment and add to the conversation when you are logged into the site. I look forward to hearing from you.

Wishing you the warmest of Season’s Greetings!

Deanna Cullen

 

JCE 92.12 December Issue Highlights

Mary Saecker gives us a look at the December issue which is focused upon best practices in chemistry education.

Especially JCE – December 2015

Erica Jacobsen highlights a couple of articles from the December issue of JCE that are available to subscribers and non-subscribers.

Journal of Chemical Education December 2015 cover

 

concept map

Concept Mapping as a Review Tool

A new ChemEd X author offers a valuable tool she has used to help her students review for exams.

 

Using Video Resources to Address Stoichiometry Misconceptions

Find some suggestions for helpful online video resources that address stoichiometry misconceptions.

stoichiometry video preview

 

stoichiometry demo video preview

Put a Spark in Your Stoichiometry Lesson

If you are looking to add some excitement to your stoichiometry lesson, you might consider watching this video demonstration.

 

Relative Reactivities of Metals

Check out this NGSS linked activity to help students learn about relative reactivities of metals and the activity series.

an array of metal samples

 

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