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Sub Image2:Macro to Micro Structures
         
 
Workshops
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
 

Unit 6.4 Recognizing Chemicals in Different Forms
The distinction between the properties of elements alone and as part of compounds is made by watching computer images of characteristic reactions of elements like calcium and then applying those ideas to solving a practical problem involving the ingredients in antacids.
Video program cues: 25:40-33:10

Calcium in tums activity

Al DeGennaro teaches about elements and compounds using computer movies and a riddle about calcium in Tums.

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Readings
Turner, Ray. (2001)' Using Technology to Create a Scientific Learning Community, 'Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 78, No. 6, pp: 717-719.

Kostecka, K. S. (2000)' Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy of Calcium in Foodstuffs in Non-Science-Major Courses, 'Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 77, No. 10, pp: 1321-1323

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