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ISSN: 1430-4171 (electronic version)

Table of Contents Vol. 12 Issue 4

In the Classroom (page numbers updated 9/15/07)

Larry Eno:
Deriving the Boltzmann Energy Distribution: An Alternate Approach
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 215-218
DOI 10.1333/s00897072040a
Article in PDF format (103 KB) HTML format

Simon H. Bauer:
Early Studies Of Systems Not In Thermal Equilibrium: Origins Of Chemical Lasers
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 219-223
DOI 10.1333/s00897072027a
Article in PDF format (65 KB) HTML format

Kathleen M. Beutel and Enrique Peacock-López*:
Chemical Oscillations: Two-Variable Chemical Models
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 224-239
DOI 10.1333/s00897072033a
Article in PDF format (320 KB) HTML format

Fred Watson:
Treating the Avogadro Constant as a Unity-Dimensional Conversion Factor
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 236-239
DOI 10.1333/s00897072046a
Article in PDF format (84 KB) HTML format

M. Pilar Tarazona and Enrique Saiz:
A Few Examples Illustrating the Molecular Weight Distribution of Polymers
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 240-244
DOI 10.1333/s00897072060a
Article in PDF format (181 KB) HTML format

Matthew G. Marmorino:
Precipitation Reactions by Name Instead of Formula
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 245-246
DOI 10.1333/s00897072047a
Article in PDF format (34 KB) HTML format

Stefan Stoll:
Isotopomers and Isotopologues: The History behind the Confusion
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 247-249
DOI 10.1333/s00897072045a
Article in PDF format (41 KB) HTML format

Frank Rioux:
Bohr Model Calculations for Atoms and Ions
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 250-252
DOI 10.1333/s00897072061a
Article in PDF format (80 KB) HTML format

Laboratories and Demonstrations

Larry Kolopajlo* and Jason Boston:
A Thermostated Holder for a Long-Path Cylindrical UV/Vis Sample Cell
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 253-254
DOI 10.1333/s00897072042a
Article in PDF format (112 KB) HTML format

Masanori Tesaki, Nobuyoshi Koga,* Yuko Kawasaki, and Yoshihiro Furukawa:
The Chemical Equilibrium between Nitrogen Dioxide and Dinitrogen Tetroxide. An Introductory Experiment in Chemical Thermodynamics
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 255-259
DOI 10.1333/s00897072056a
Article in PDF format (213 KB) HTML format

Michael R. Columbia:
The Statistics of Coffee: 1. Evaluation of Trace Metals for Establishing a Coffee’s Country of Origin Based on Mean Comparison
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 260-262
DOI 10.1333/s00897072044a
Article in PDF format (82 KB) HTML format

Dan V. Goia, Daniel Andreescu, and Silvana Andreescu*:
Integration of Nanomaterials into the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum: Synthesis and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 263-266
DOI 10.1333/s00897072043a
Article in PDF format (252 KB) HTML format

Keith Kostecka:
Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) for Potassium in Gatorade in Non-Science Major Courses
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 267-269
DOI 10.1333/s00897072050a
Article in PDF format (44 KB) HTML format

René Mussell, Patricia Mette Todebush,* and James R. Braun:
Chemical Demonstrations for Traditionally Difficult High School Chemistry Topics
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 270-272
DOI 10.1333/s00897072052a
Article in PDF format (43 KB) HTML format

Laura J. Owens and Eugene T. Smith*:
Construction of an Inexpensive Portable Fume Hood Suitable for Small Classroom Demonstrations
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 273-275
DOI 10.1333/s00897072041a
Article in PDF format (193 KB) HTML format

Jennifer Schlegel and Gregory Miller*:
A Comparison of Fatty Acids Isolated from Muscle Triglycerides of Grain-Fed and Grass-Fed Cattle: A GC-MS Experiment for the Undergraduate Biochemistry Laboratory
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 276-278
DOI 10.1333/s00897072057a
Article in PDF format (56 KB) HTML format

David P. Richardson* and Raymond Chang:
Lecture Demonstrations of Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 279-281
DOI 10.1333/s00897072049a
Article in PDF format (99 KB) HTML format

Jun H. Shin, Sabrina Song, Yoomi Kim, and Gopal Subramaniam*:
Applying Low Field 13C NMR Spectroscopy to Find the Isoelectric Points of Amino Acids
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 282-285
DOI 10.1333/s00897072059a
Article in PDF format (117 KB) HTML format

Chemistry and History

Jean-Pierre Adloff and George B. Kauffman*:
Stanley Lloyd Miller (1930-2007), Exobiology Pioneer
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 286-291
DOI 10.1333/s00897072048a
Article in PDF format (156 KB) HTML format

Of Special Interest

José Miguel Abraham, Carlos Mauricio Castro-Acuña*, Ramiro Domínguez-Danache, Gabriel Pinto, Paul B. Kelter:
Chemical Education and Sustainable Development: Recommendations of the International ICUC-PEIQ XV Conference
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 292-294
DOI 10.1333/s00897072051a
Article in PDF format (44 KB) HTML format

Research in Teaching and Learning

William J. Donovan:
Lessons Learned in Implementing Reforms in a Traditional Freshman Chemistry Course
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 295-302
DOI 10.1333/s00897072053a
Article in PDF format (97 KB) HTML format

Media Reviews

George B. Kauffman:
On Being Well-Coordinated: A Half-Century of Research on Transition Metal Complexes: Selected Papers of Fred Basolo. Fred Basolo and John L. Burmeister, Editors; World Scientific Publishing Co.: Singapore; River Edge, NJ, 2003
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 303-306
DOI 10.1333/s00897072062a
Article in PDF format (91 KB) HTML format

George B. Kauffman:
The Pauling Catalogue. Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers at Oregon State University. Chris Petersen and Cliff Mead, Editors. Valley Library Special Collections, Oregon State University: Corvallis, OR 97331-4501, 2006.
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 4, 303-306
DOI 10.1333/s0089707203663a
Article in PDF format (91 KB) HTML format


Online publication: August 4, 2007

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