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The Chemical Educator

ISSN: 1430-4171 (electronic version)

Table of Contents Vol. 9 Issue 3

In the Classroom

Jeffrey J. Ishizuka, Hang Song, and Enrique Peacock-López*:
Elements of Nonlinear Dynamics in Chemical Kinetics
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 142-151
DOI 10.1333/s00897040785a
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Larry Eno:
On the Steady-State Approximation in the Analysis of Reaction Mechanisms
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 152-154
DOI 10.1333/s00897040782a
Article in PDF format (171 KB) HTML format

Ae Ja Woo:
The Fractal Dimension of Sol-Gel Silicates
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 155-158
DOI 10.1333/s00897040783a
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Laboratories and Demonstrations

Will E. Lynch, Delana A. Nivens,* Brian C. Helmly, Monica Richardson, and Ronald R. Williams:
Luminescent Properties of Doped Nanoparticles. Preparation of ZnS with Manganese, Copper, and Silver Dopants
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 159-162
DOI 10.1333/s00897040784a
Article in PDF format (215 KB) HTML format

Donald C. Bowman:
Synthesis of 2-Acetylthiophene by the Acylation of Thiophene Using Acetic Anhydride and Iodine (A Revisiting after Almost Sixty Years)
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 163-165
DOI 10.1333/s00897040781a
Article in PDF format (215 KB) HTML format

Joseph C. Phillips* and Daniel W. Harville:
Spectronic 20: Kinetic Evaluation of the Oxidation of Bromocresol Green
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 166-171
DOI 10.1333/s00897040780a
Article in PDF format (368 KB) HTML format

Chemistry and History

George B. Kauffman*:
Robert B. Woodward: Organic Synthesizer par excellence—On the 25th Anniversary of His Death
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 172-176
DOI 10.1333/s00897040786a
Article in PDF format (227 KB) HTML format

George B. Kauffman*:
John C. Bailar, Jr. (1904–1991): Father of American Coordination Chemistry—A Centennial Retrospect
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 177-181
DOI 10.1333/s00897040787a
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Of Special Interest

Catherine Hurt Middlecamp and Paul Kelter*:
First-Year Chemistry (Arguably)
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 182-183
DOI 10.1333/s00897040792a
Article in PDF format (127 KB) HTML format (Available in Español)

Research in Teaching and Learning

Resa M. Kelly, Amy J. Phelps, and Michael J. Sanger*:
The Effects of a Computer Animation on Students’ Conceptual Understanding of a Can-Crushing Demonstration at the Macroscopic, Microscopic, and Symbolic Levels
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 184-189
DOI 10.1333/s00897040779a
Article in PDF format (281 KB) HTML format

Media Reviews

George B. Kauffman:
Fritz Haber: Chemist, Nobel Laureate, German, Jew. By Dietrich Stoltzenberg. Chemical Heritage Press: Philadelphia, PA, 2004. Illustrations, xxv + 326 pp, hardbound, 15.8 ´ 23.4 cm. $40.00. ISBN 0-941901-24-6.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 190-192
DOI 10.1333/s00897040788a
Article in PDF format (674 KB) HTML format

George B. Kauffman:
Favorite Demonstrations for College Science. Edited by Brian R. Shmaefsky. An NSTA Press Journals Collection, NSTA Press: Arlington, VA, 2004.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 192-193
DOI 10.1333/s00897040789a
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George B. Kauffman:
Primo Levi: A Life. By Ian Thomson. Hutchinson: London, 2002. £25.00; Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt & Co.: New York, 2003.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 193-195
DOI 10.1333/s00897040790a
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George B. Kauffman:
Nature Encyclopedia of the Human Genome. David N. Cooper, Editor-in-Chief; Nick S. T. Thomas, Assistant Editor. Nature Publishing Group; Macmillan Publishers, Ltd.: London, New York, and Tokyo, 2003. 5 volumes
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 195-197
DOI 10.1333/s00897040791a
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George B. Kauffman and Laurie M. Kauffman:
Einstein: The Passions of a Scientist. By Barry Parker. Prometheus Books: Amherst, NY, 2003.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 197-199
DOI 10.1333/s00897040794a
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Hugh Cartwright:
Quality Management in Teaching Laboratories. Universitat de Barcelona. http://www.publicacions.ub.es/ficha.asp? codi=06026 (English version on video) http://www.publicacions.ub.es/ficha.asp?codi=06171 (Catalan, Spanish and English versions on DVD) Price: 15 Euro. Contact Dr Ramon Compano (compano@ub.edu)
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 199-200
DOI 10.1333/s00897040795a
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George B. Kauffman:
Inorganic Syntheses, Vol. 34. John R. Shapley, Editor-in-Chief. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ, 2004.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 200-201
DOI 10.1333/s00897040793a
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Peter E. Childs:
Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, 5th edition (with CD-ROM). By John C. Kotz, Paul M.Treichel, Patrick A. Harman, and Jack C. Kotz. Brooks/Cole: Monterey, CA, 2002.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 201-202
DOI 10.1333/s00897040796a
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George B. Kauffman:
Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science. Arthur T. Hubbard, Editor. Marcel Dekker, Inc.: New York/Basel, 2002. 4 volumes.
Chem. Educator 9 (2004) 3, 202-203
DOI 10.1333/s00897040797a
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