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Xperience is where contributed, but not reviewed, ChemEd X resources such as blogs and opinion pieces are found. Here you can find blogs in which our contributors express their personal empiricism and polls in which you the community can provide your opinions.

by Deanna Cullen
Sun, 07/23/2023 - 11:50

We hope to see you at ChemEd 2023 in Guelph, Ontario!

Recent activity: 3 months 1 day ago
by Tom Kuntzleman
Wed, 07/19/2023 - 12:10

With a little chemical investigation, you can figure out how Jet-Puffed's new color changing marshmallows work!

Recent activity: 8 months 3 weeks ago
by Chad Husting
Tue, 07/11/2023 - 10:26

Chad Husting discusses one way to use ChatGPT in his chemistry classroom. 

Recent activity: 9 months 6 days ago
by Dean Campbell
Fri, 06/02/2023 - 07:58

The shapes of plastic bottles can be used to represent orbitals. Using various connectors, a bit of packing tape, and a few other more specialized touches can produce large scale molecular models that feature orbitals, sigma bonds, and pi bonds.

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Recent activity: 8 months 5 days ago
by Tom Kuntzleman
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 14:15

Placing dry ice in limewater is a great demonstration to accompany discussions on a variety of chemical topics, including the impact of ocean acidification on marine organisms that depend upon the formation of CaCO3.

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by Chad Husting
Thu, 06/01/2023 - 09:16

The candy "Toxic Waste" and "Pop Rocks" are fun ways to show changes in acid base indicators. There is also an easy way to test car exhaust with an indicator.

Recent activity: 10 months 2 weeks ago
by Dean Campbell
Sun, 05/21/2023 - 10:50

Dean Campbell tries to use at least one demo for every class to illustrate concepts described in his chemistry courses. In this post, he includes short descriptions of the demonstrations and props he has used while teaching his collegiate General Chemistry II courses.

Recent activity: 2 months 4 days ago
by Amy Snyder
Thu, 05/11/2023 - 15:13

Experienced chemistry teachers offer tips for setting up labs! 

Recent activity: 11 months 6 days ago
by Josh Kenney
Tue, 05/09/2023 - 13:10

YouTube Shorts are 60-second vertical aspect ratio videos that are meant for cell phone viewing. Since they are shorter and easier for students to access than traditional YouTube videos, Josh Kenney has started creating more of them for his blended chemistry class. Check out some of his tips for creating effective chemistry tutorials with YouTube Shorts.

Recent activity: 11 months 1 week ago
by Tom Kuntzleman
Tue, 05/02/2023 - 18:48

Learn the chemistry behind the reaction between calcium carbide and water...melon...?!

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Recent activity: 10 months 1 week ago