1. All activities have been peer-reviewed but not tested.
2. Some safety considerations are suggested in the activities.
For full safety information, consult the MSDS sheets (go
before doin g the experiment.
3. A concise source book for further assignments, activities,
and background information is ChemSource, version
2.1 (Orna, Mary Virginia, O.S.U.; Schreck, James O. &
Heikkinen, Henry, eds.), 1998. Visit the Web site at http://intro.chem.okstate.edu/ChemSource/chemsource.html.
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Workshop 6. The Chemistry of Life
Iron in Your Cereal Demonstration: Dr. Leslie
Compounds From Plants Demonstration and
Laboratory: Dr. Leslie PierceUnit 6.3
Calcium in Tums Activity: Al DeGennaroUnit
Burning Peanuts Laboratory: Lisa MorineUnit
The Energy Content of Food Laboratory: Felix
Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition Laboratory:
Dr. Leslie PierceUnit 6.7