Papers and Presentations

These are PDF Files of PowerPoint presentations from meetings and symposia.

254th ACS National Meeting - Washington DC, August 2017

Alternate assessment in general chemistry classes This is a PDF file of the presentation.

Adventures with energy and fuels This is a PDF file of the PowerPoint presentation. The animations inthe presentation do not work in the PDF file.

ChemEd 2017, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, July 23-27, 2017

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation. Go to the Laboratory Experiments page for detailed instructions.

Chemical Principles Visualized: Demonstrations and hands-on activities This is the PowerPoint presentation, however the animations and photographs that fade to simulate animations used in the presentation do not work in the PDF file. Full experiments and demonstrations can be found on the Complete Chymical Demonstrator, Magic Into Science, Chemistry in the Toy Store, and Laboratory Experiments pages.

253rd ACS National Meeting - San Francisco, CA April 2017

Soap, detergents,and personal care products This is a PDF file of the presentation.

Science and Science Fiction in the Classroom This is a PDF file of the presentation.

Steps toward integrating the general chemistry course as a lecture-laboratory class This is a PDF file of the presentation. (Anamations in the paper do not work in PDF format.)

ECRICE 2016, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 September, 2016

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation. Go to the Laboratory Experiments page for detailed instructions.

252nd ACS National Meeting - Philadelphia, PA, August 2016

Make your own orange juice and other experiments and activities for consumer chemistry This is a PDF file of the presentation. Go to the Laboratory Experiments page for detailed instructions.

24th BCCE, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, July 31-August 4, 2016

Chemical Principles Visualized: Demonstrations and hands-on activities This is the PowerPoint presentation, however the animations and photographs that fade to simulate animations used in the presentation do not work in the PDF file.

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation. Go to the Laboratory Experiments page for detailed instructions.

University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 12 April 2016

Active Learning for the 21st Century Classroom This is a PDF file of the presentation. Links to directions for procedures have been added on the slides.

ISTA 54th Annual Conference - Limerick, Ireland 2016

Chemical Magic Show (Magic into Science) This is a PDF file of the presentation. These are the slides from the presentation. Some slides are modified to show the separate photographs that merged in the PowerPoint presentation. Links to directions for procedures have been added on the slides.

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation. Go to the Laboratory Experiments page for detailed instructions.

251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA 2016

Chemical Chemical Demonstrations: The good, the bad and the ugly Some recommendations for safe demonstrations. This file contains some grapic photos of bad demonstration practices.This is a PDF file of the presentation.

250th ACS National Meeting - Boston, MA 2015

Active Learning for the 21st Century Classroom This is a PDF file of the presentation which was part of a symposium on Active Chemistry in the Classroom.

ChemEd 2015, Kennesaw Georgia 2015

Chemical Principles Visualized This is the PowerPoint presentation, however the animations and photographs that fade to simulate animations used in the presentation do not work in the PDF file.

Laboratory Experiments and Activities for the 21st Century This is a PDF file of the presentation

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation

23rd ICCE (ICCE2014) - Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2014

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation

Integrated Lecture-Laboratory Courses to Produce Educated Citizens and Consumers This is a PDF file of the presentation

Chemical Principles Visualized This is the PowerPoint presentation, however the animations and photographs that fade to simulate animations used in the presentation do not work in the PDF file.

ACS National Meeting - Dallas, TX 2014

Cooking with Chemistry: Candy Recipes for National Chemistry Week 2014. This is a PDF file of the presentation

22nd ICCE - Rome, Italy 2012

Nanotechnology Experiments for General Chemistry Laboratory Classes This is a PDF file of the presentation

Using History in Teaching Chemistry: History on PowerPoint This is a PDF file of the presentation. The PowerPoint slide are found in Part 4 of the History of Chemistry section of this web site.

Integrated Lecture-Laboratory Courses to Produce Educated Citizens and Consumers This is a PDF file of the presentation

ACS National Meeting - San Diego, CA 2012

Science and Science Fiction in the Classroom This is a PDF file of the presentation

Pacifichem 2010 - Honolulu

Communicating Chemistry for Public Understanding This is a PDF file of the presentation

Chemical Principles Visualized: Seeing the Unseen This is the PowerPoint presentation with all animations used in the presentation. For the last simulation in the PowerPoint, the sound file is needed.

XIV Szkola Problemow Dydaktyki Chemii "Chemia blizej zycia" - Boszkowo, Polska 2009

Chemical Principles Visualized - all the demonstrations are listed here

Active Chemistry via Integrated Lab-Lecture Courses

Panaorama Ractawicka - This is a zipped file containing a peg file. This was stiched together from photos taken on a post-conference trip to Wroclaw. This will only be available for a limited time

ACS National Meeting - Salt Lake City 2009

The German Nuclear Reactor at Haigerloch - Science History Tour 2004 and Norway 2007

Tycho Brahe and the Island of Hven and the Rundetaarn: The Round Tower - Science History Tour 2007

Toys, polymers, magic, and food: 30+ years of public outreach - This is currently under construction