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The Chemical Educator

ISSN: 1430-4171 (electronic version)

Table of Contents Vol. 12 Issue 5

In the Classroom

Paul S. Francis* and Kieran F. Lim:
Conversion of Urea to Hydrazine: Hofmann Reaction or Favorskii Analogue? Exploring Reaction Mechanism Through Isotopic Labeling Studies
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 307-313
DOI 10.1333/s00897072074a
Article in PDF format (180 KB) HTML format

Jeffery A. Orvis* and Jessica N. Orvis:
Who’s Coming to the Party—The Greeks, The Romans, Or Nobody? A Novel Way to Teach the Proper Use of Greek Prefixes and Roman Numerals in Naming Chemical Compounds
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 314-315
DOI 10.1333/s00897072066a
Article in PDF format (28 KB) HTML format

Ronald Bentley:
A Reflection on Prochirality
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 316-321
DOI 10.1333/s00897072058a
Article in PDF format (151 KB) HTML format

Don A. Kaufman:
A “Hands-on” Model for Chiral Substrate/Enzyme Interactions
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 322-323
DOI 10.1333/s00897072068a
Article in PDF format (28 KB) HTML format

Laboratories and Demonstrations

John J. Esteb, Bradley Fravel, John Magers, LuAnne McNulty,* Stacy O’Reilly, and Anne M. Wilson:
An Efficient, Base-Catalyzed, Aqueous Knoevenagel Condensation for the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 324-326
DOI 10.1333/s00897072069a
Article in PDF format (58 KB) HTML format

D. López-Díaz and M. M. Velázquez*:
Variation of the Critical Micelle Concentration with Surfactant Structure: A Simple Method To Analyze the Role of Attractive–Repulsive Forces on Micellar Association
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 327-330
DOI 10.1333/s00897072075a
Article in PDF format (85 KB) HTML format

Xiaoping Sun:
An Integrated Approach to the Lewis Model, Valence Bond Theory, and Molecular Orbital Theory: A New Model for Simple Molecular Orbitals and a Quicker Way of Learning Covalent Bonding in General Chemistry
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 331-334
DOI 10.1333/s00897072076a
Article in PDF format (238 KB) HTML format

Jose C. Barreto*, Terry A. Dubetz, David W. Brown, and Patricia D. Barreto:
A Simple Spectrophotometric Determination of an Equilibrium Constant That Does Not Require Any Measurements of pH, Mass, Volume, Concentration, or Molar Absorptivity: The pKa of Methyl Red
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 335-337
DOI 10.1333/s00897072072a
Article in PDF format (158 KB) HTML format

Kimberly A. Wilson and John J. Beck*:
Complete Proton and Carbon Assignment of Triclosan via One- and Two-Dimensional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 338-342
DOI 10.1333/s00897072071a
Article in PDF format (471 KB) HTML format

Kyle D. Perry, James D. Landmark and Douglas F. Stickle*:
Demonstration of Absorbance Using a Laptop Computer for Illumination, Webcam Image Capture and Image Analysis
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 343-346
DOI 10.1333/s00897072073
Article in PDF format (155 KB) HTML format

Jack F. Eichler:
Using a Precipitation Reaction in a Guided-Inquiry Stoichiometry Laboratory
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 347-348
DOI 10.1333/s00897072067a
Article in PDF format (43 KB) HTML format

Frederick G. Haibach,* Maria A. Gomez, Edward Fitzgerald, and Kristin E. Paczkowski:
Near-Infared Imaging of Paintings: Looking for Deeper Meaning
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 349-352
DOI 10.1333/s00897072070a
Article in PDF format (248 KB) HTML format

Houston Byrd* and Cynthia P. Tidwell*:
Comparisons of Quantitative Methods Through Analyses of TUMS
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 353-355
DOI 10.1333/s00897072058a
Article in PDF format (49 KB) HTML format

Chemistry and History

Jean-Pierre Adloff and George B. Kauffman*:
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932–2007): The Newton of Our Time
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 356-361
DOI 10.1333/s00897072077a
Article in PDF format (157 KB) HTML format

Giorgio Nebbia and George B. Kauffman*:
Prophet of Solar Energy: A Retrospective View of Giacomo Luigi Ciamician (1857–1922), the Founder of Green Chemistry, on the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 362-369
DOI 10.1333/s00897072078a
Article in PDF format (373 KB) HTML format

Of Special Interest

Susan D. Wiediger:
Patterns for Chemical Education: A New Way to Connect Research to Practice
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 370-373
DOI 10.1333/s00897072065a
Article in PDF format (44 KB) HTML format

Media Reviews

George B. Kauffman:
Handbook of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Shayne Cox Gad, Editor. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ, 2007
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 374-380
DOI 10.1333/s00897072079a
Article in PDF format (100 KB) HTML format

George B. Kauffman:
Kirk–Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, Fifth Edition. Arza Seidel, Editor-in-Chief. Wiley-Interscience, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication: Hoboken, NJ, 2004-2007
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 374-380
DOI 10.1333/s00897072080a
Article in PDF format (100 KB) HTML format

George B. Kauffman:
Integrated Approach to Coordination Chemistry: An Inorganic Laboratory Guide. Rosemary A. Marusak, Kate Doan, and Scott D. Cummings. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ, 2007
Chem. Educator 12 (2007) 5, 374-380
DOI 10.1333/s00897072081a
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Online publication: October 1, 2007

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