What is the thermochemistry unit “mol-rxn”? The “mol-rxn” unit is especially confusing because in most reactions, the stoichiometry of each reactant and product differs. There is simply no such thing as a reaction mole unless we refer to a mole of reactions, i.e., 6.022E23 reactions occurring in concert, which we are certainly not.
Burning money experiment for chemistry This discrepant event is short but can be made into a lot of fun with a little theater: Find the largest dollar bill amount in the classroom. I like to ask the class who the “big shot” is in the class and then proceed to ask them how much money […]
The 2020-2021 school year had its challenges, no doubt. Here are the top three things you should do to ensure a successful year for 2021-2022. Without further ado, let’s jump in! 1) Make your students excited to be back! Yes, this is the absolute best thing you can do for your students. Students learn drastically […]
The age-old question for teachers who want to prepare their students for the upcoming school year by providing summer work is: How can I ensure that my students complete this work? The simple answer is – you can’t. However, teachers continue to ask this question because having a class of students that are all on […]