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Wednesday, August 6 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
S57: Experiments We Do: Short Stories Edition

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Have you developed a new experiment, or modified an existing one in a novel way, which you believe has high educational value, is different, is cool, or is just plain fun?  Do you wish share your ideas with your Chem Ed colleagues, but don't think you need 15-20 minutes for a presentation?  This symposium allows you to present one or two laboratory experiments or activities in a 5-8 minute presentation for each.  Presenters can tell us why the lab was developed, why they think it is useful (why it is neat!), and the nuts-and-bolts of doing the experiment or activity.  Presentations will be grouped based on the laboratory class involved.  Presenters in this symposium can present one or two short talks that count as one under the BCCE's "Rule of Two".

Presider: Curtis Pulliam, Utica College

Related Papers

Introduction (2:00 pm to 2:05 pm)
P856a: When indicators lie: Acid-Base titration of a household drain cleaner (2:05 pm to 2:15pm)
P856b: Turbidimetry in the undergraduate analytical or instrumental analysis laboratory: An analysis of chloride ion in sports drinks (2:15 pm to 2:25 pm)
P857: Investigation of buffer systems in the quantitative analysis lab (2:25 pm to 2:45 pm) WITHDRAWN
P858a: What's that smell and why is it there?: A GC-MS analysis of home fragrance oils (2:45 pm to 2:55 pm)
P858b: Experiments for an inorganic chemistry laboratory (2:55 pm to 3:05 pm)
P859: From superhydrophobic surfaces to opalescent glass films: Modernizing the undergraduate lab experience (3:05 pm to 3:25 pm)
Break (3:25 pm to 3:40 pm)
P860a: One-pot synthesis of chalcone epoxides: A green organic chemistry experiment developed through a senior capstone project (3:40 pm to 3:50 pm)
P860b: Using an elimination reaction of tropic acid as a simple example of an E1cb reaction (3:50 pm to 4:00 pm)
P861: Electrochemistry in the advanced organic laboratory: Electron withdrawing groups in action (4:00 pm to 4:20 pm)


Curtis Pulliam

Associate Professor and Chair, Utica College

Wednesday August 6, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
MAK B1120