All Reactions and synthesis articles – Page 5

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    Oranges and lemons

    In Search of Solutions: Investigate the acid content of oranges and lemons. Linking to topics on acids/alkalis, indicators and neutralisation.

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    Paracetamol book

    This book consists of seven freestanding activities that can be used singly or as a coherent package in a wide range of teaching and learning situations in both academic and vocational courses.

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    Aspirin

    Students undertake the synthesis and analysis of aspirin.

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    Aspirin book

    This book contains eight free-standing activities that can be used singly or as a coherent package in a wide range of teaching and learning situations for both academic and vocational courses.

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    Molecules against malaria

    In association with

    This medicinal chemistry case study is designed to introduce students to the development of antimalarial 4-aminoquinolines and the early stages of drug discovery and development. It focuses on antimalarial 4-aminoquinolines (4-AQs) and involves an introduction to malaria, its causes, societal impact and the need for new drugs. It then presents ...

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    Theoretical trinorbornane joins the real world

    2017-12-14T13:53:00Z

    Unusual, small molecule made for first time

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    Science by Simulation: ChemReaX

    2017-11-30T16:55:00Z

    A powerful online tool that can enhance practical work

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    Route to fiendishly complex marine molecule cut in half

    2017-10-19T12:00:00Z

    Shortcut to promising natural product already in Alzheimer’s and HIV trials

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    Sun shines for iron catalyst to convert carbon dioxide to methane

    2017-07-27T13:53:00Z

    Step on the road to sustainable fuel production as iron–porphyrin catalyst comes through under mild conditions

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    Changes in chemistry

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...

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    Reaction mechanisms

    This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have in the form of ready-to-use classroom resources.

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    Hydrogen fluoride

    This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have in the form of ready-to-use classroom resources.

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    Word equations

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...

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    Types of chemical reaction

    This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have in the form of ready-to-use classroom resources.

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    Chemical reactions

    This resource includes information about some key misconceptions that have been uncovered by research and ideas about a variety of teaching approaches that may help avoid students acquiring some common misconceptions.

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    Easier equilibrium

    2017-07-06T14:15:00Z

    How bailing buckets can support students’ grasp of Le Chatelier’s principle

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    Rates and equilibria

    This activity demonstrates the links between the topics of rates of reaction and the equilibrium law. It provides students with an explanation of the equilibrium law and helps them explain why Le Chatelier’s principle works for temperature, concentration and pressure.

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    Practical electrolysis

    2017-06-16T09:57:00Z

    Ideas for enhancing electrolysis practical work

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    Clearing the air around smoke formation

    2017-03-17T09:25:00Z

    Answering the riddle of why unsaturated fuels burn with sooty flames

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    Designing an organic synthesis

    View a summary of how to approach the synthesis of an organic compound, focussing on the construction of key bonds. Follow an example multistep synthesis using standard organic transformations, answering questions along the way. This page is suitable for students beginning organic chemistry. Designing an organic synthesis This ...