All Reactions and synthesis articles – Page 7

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    Review

    Molecules – a chemistry card game

    2016-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Kristy reviews a chemistry card game that's educational and fun

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    Recycling the undesired enantiomer of Naproxen

    This context/problem-based learning (C/PBL) resource is part of a collection we have commissioned for you to use with your undergraduate students. This 5 credit module is based on the following scenario: Your students work for a company that produces (S)-naproxen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), via a racemic method. ...

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    News

    Solar-powered desalination produces energy

    2016-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Nanocomposite helps to produce drinking water and fuel

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    Six solutions

    Devise experiments to label six numbered solutions correctly using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory.

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    Hydrogen peroxide

    Find the best catalyst for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide from solutions provided.

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    Three white solids

    Devise experiments to label three white solids correctly by using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory.

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    What compound?

    Identify a given solid; make a list of all of the compounds the solid could be, suggest as many ways as possible of identifying the solid and use this information to devise an analytical procedure; use this procedure to identify the solid.

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    Four solutions

    Devise experiments to label some bottles correctly, using two different approaches.

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    Which set of ionic compounds?

    Devise a procedure to identify four solids and then use this to carry out the identification.

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    Find the chloride

    Devise experiments to determine which of five solids is the chloride by using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory.

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    Detergency

    Explain two observations related to the production of a jelly-like solid when two detergents were used in combination.

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    Cobalt complexes

    Devise structures for cobalt complexes given, decide how to distinguish between the four complexes, and identify some properties or characteristics that are the same for all four complexes.

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    Carbon and copper oxide

    Two unnamed black solids are known to be either copper(II) oxide or carbon.  Devise three or more methods of labelling them correctly using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory, test each method and compare them to decide which is best.

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    Amount of CO₂

    By using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory, devise experiments to determine the amount of carbon dioxide that can be obtained from a mixture of two solids - barium sulphate and potassium carbonate.

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    Aluminium foil

    Find out which salt or ion, from a selection provided, is the best catalyst for the reaction between aluminium and dilute hydrochloric acid.

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    A black solid

    Devise experiments to identify a black solid sample by using chemicals and apparatus in the laboratory.

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    Five white solids

    Label five white solids correctly by using chemical tests and any suitable apparatus.

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    Experiment

    Exploding bubbles of hydrogen and oxygen

    In association with

    Produce a small explosion in your classroom by electrolysing water then re-combining the hydrogen and oxygen gas.

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    Experiment

    Cracking hydrocarbons in liquid paraffin with a catalyst

    In association with

    Model the industrial process of cracking larger hydrocarbons to produce smaller alkanes in this demonstration or class practical. Includes kit list and safety instructions.

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    Experiment

    Iron and sulfur reaction

    In association with

    This demonstration or class experiment shows the exothermic reaction of iron and sulphur. Includes kit list and safety instructions.