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by Iain Smellie
Wed, 06/29/2022 - 09:56

Co-Authored by Iain A. Smellie*, Iain L. J. Patterson*

*, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9ST, United Kingdom

Recent activity: 5 hours 15 min ago
by ChemEd X
Tue, 06/14/2022 - 12:50

Our ChemEd X team is looking for feedback from readers to assist in planning future content and professional development for our ChemEd X community. Our goal is to provide you with meaningful and quality content that best fits your needs. 

Recent activity: 1 week 6 days ago
by ChemEd X
Fri, 06/10/2022 - 10:15

Chad Husting is a self proclaimed science nerd who loves helping kids figure things out. He has been a Lead Contributor for ChemEd X since 2017. With the hope of helping readers get to know him better, we asked him a series of questions. Check out his responses.

Recent activity: 2 weeks 3 days ago
by ChemEd X
Tue, 05/31/2022 - 15:58

Dean Campbell is a veteran instructor that enjoys sharing his passion for chemistry with students, instructors and the public. Get to know Dean and learn about his favorite demonstration!

Recent activity: 4 weeks 1 day ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 04/20/2022 - 12:24

Many chemistry teachers use models and diagrams to help students describe how matter behaves at the particle level. On April 14, 2022, Doug Ragan explained how he uses colored magnets in his classroom to represent things such as subatomic particles, states of matter, balancing chemical equations, types of bonding, molecular geometry and much more. View a recording of his presentation and access materials he uses. 

Recent activity: 2 months 1 week ago
by ChemEd X
Wed, 02/16/2022 - 18:25

Check out this exciting, in-person, NSF-funded, summer 2022 professional development institute for high school chemistry teachers. Priority application deadline: March 11, 2022.

Recent activity: 3 months 2 weeks ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 02/16/2022 - 18:00

Solutions are all around us in life and chemistry class! On February 10th, 2022, Kristen Vanderveen discussed solubility curves, molarity calculations, using particulate level modeling and simulations, making real world connections and so much more in this ChemBasics Talk. View a recording of her presentation and access materials she has suggested here.

Recent activity: 4 months 1 week ago
by ACCT Admin
Wed, 02/09/2022 - 12:53

This engaging ten session professional learning experience focuses on the use of formative assessment to elicit and uncover students’ disciplinary thinking about important chemistry ideas. This opportunity is now closed. 

Recent activity: 3 months 3 weeks ago