Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Sub Image2:Macro to Micro Structures
1) Atoms and Molecules2) Macro to Micro Structures 3) Energetics and Dynamics 4) Theory and Practice in Chemical Systems 5) Chemical Design 6) The Chemistry of Life
7) Chemistry and the Environment8) Chemistry at the Interface


1. All activities have been peer-reviewed but not tested.

2. Some safety considerations are suggested in the activities. For full safety information, consult the MSDS sheets (go to http://msds.pdc.cornell.edu/) before doin g the experiment.

3. A concise source book for further assignments, activities, and background information is ChemSource, version 2.1 (Orna, Mary Virginia, O.S.U.; Schreck, James O. & Heikkinen, Henry, eds.), 1998. Visit the Web site at http://intro.chem.okstate.edu/ChemSource/chemsource.html.

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Workshop 6. The Chemistry of Life

Iron in Your Cereal Demonstration: Dr. Leslie Pierce–Unit 6.2

Compounds From Plants Demonstration and Laboratory: Dr. Leslie Pierce–Unit 6.3

Calcium in Tums Activity: Al DeGennaro–Unit 6.4

Burning Peanuts Laboratory: Lisa Morine–Unit 6.6

The Energy Content of Food Laboratory: Felix Muhiga–Unit 6.6

Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition Laboratory: Dr. Leslie Pierce–Unit 6.7

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