Practical Skills in Chemistry

Author: John R. Dean

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780130280022

Category: Chemistry

Page: 362

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This text's unique and comprehensive coverage includes: general advice on practical work; basic laboratory skills, classical and instrumental techniques; analysis and presentation of data; information technology; library resources; and communicating information.
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Progressive Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry

A Guide to Early-undergraduate Experimental Work

Author: Stuart W. Bennett,Katherine O'Neale,Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 9780854049509

Category: Education

Page: 172

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It is widely recognised that students on present-day chemistry courses need to develop a portfolio of practical skills. Progressive Development of Practical Skills in Chemistry is the second in a series of publications from the Royal Society of Chemistry which are directed towards the early part of an undergraduate chemistry programme. This book features a variety of practical activities, spanning a wide range of chemistry. Activities are arranged in order of increasing skills development and demand, and each is accompanied by a guide for demonstrators. A technical guide is also included detailing all reagent and equipment requirements. Trialled in universities across the UK pre-publication, students and lecturers will welcome this book as an aid to the development of skills in degree courses.
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Gender Differences in Performance of Chemistry Practical Skills Among Senior Six Students in Kampala District

Author: Fredrick Ssempala

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 1599427001

Category: Education

Page: 108

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The aim of this study was to determine if there were gender differences in the performance of Chemistry practical skills among senior six girls and boys in selected mixed secondary schools in Kampala District from February to March 2004. The study participants were drawn from five mixed secondary schools in the district. A total of fifty students participated, half of them girls and the other half boys. A cross sectional descriptive research design was used involving both quantitative and qualitative research strategies. The instruments of data collection were a Chemistry practical test (Quantitative analysis), student questionnaires and in-depth interviews. Questionnaires were filled out by all students and forty randomly selected students were interviewed by the researcher. The following were the findings: 1. There were no statistical significant differences between girls and boys in their ability to manipulate the apparatus/equipment, take observation, report/record results correctly, and compute/interpret/analyze results during the Chemistry practical. 2. Both female and male students perceived interpreting/analyzing results to be the most difficult skill to perform, whereas manipulation of apparatus/equipment was perceived to be the easy skill to perform during Chemistry practical by both gender. 3. Girls had a poor self-confidence in their ability to perform Chemistry practical, as most of them (90%) believed that boys are better than them. Although girls performed slightly better than boys overall, the skills in which boys performed slightly better than girls in recording/reporting results correctly, and computing/interpreting/analyzing results, contributed a higher percentage in the assessment of Chemistry practical examinations by the UNEB examiners. Hence, it may be the reason why boys perform better than girls in UNEB Chemistry practical examinations, and in 'A' Level Chemistry examinations generally. The recommendations were that Chemistry teachers in 'O' Level should make sure that students are taught mole concept, volumetric analysis and Ionic Chemistry, and balancing equations early enough so that both girls and boys are able to compute/interpret/analyze results. Also, further research should be done on gender and Chemistry practical skill performance, considering qualitative analysis practical for both 'O' and 'A' Level, so that more knowledge is gained about the effect of gender on performance of Chemistry practical skills.
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Practical Skills in Forensic Science

Author: Alan Langford

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131144002

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 516

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Guides students through the complete range of practical skills needed to succeed in this course ¿ from general transferable skills to advanced technical skills ¿ as well as helping them to develop critical thinking and good study practice.
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OCR (A) AS/A2 Chemistry Student Unit Guide New Edition: Units F323 & F326 Practical Skills in Chemistry

Author: John Older

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444178393

Category: Science

Page: 88

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Written by a senior examiner, John Older, this OCR AS/A2 Chemistry Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Units F323 and F326: Practical Skills in Chemistry.This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your Unit F323 and Unit F326 assessments: clear guidance on the range of practical apparatus and techniques that you need to know about and an overview of the scientific method of testing ideas by experimentationexaminer's advice throughout, so you will know what to expect in the assessments and will be able to demonstrate the skills requiredsample investigation tasks for extra practice before your assessments
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Innovative Methods of Teaching and Learning Chemistry in Higher Education

Author: Ingo Eilks,Bill Byers

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1847559581

Category: Education

Page: 268

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Two recent initiatives from the EU, namely the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Agenda are likely to have a major influence on European Higher Education. It seems unlikely that traditional teaching approaches, which supported the elitist system of the past, will promote the mobility, widened participation and culture of 'life-long learning' that will provide the foundations for a future knowledge-based economy. There is therefore a clear need to seek new approaches to support the changes which will inevitably occur. The European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN) is a network of some 160 university chemistry departments from throughout the EU as well as a number of National Chemical Societies (including the RSC) which provides a discussion forum for all aspects of higher education in chemistry. This handbook is a result of one of their working groups, who identified and collated good practice with respect to innovative methods in Higher Level Chemistry Education. It provides a comprehensive overview of innovations in university chemistry teaching from a broad European perspective. The generation of this book through a European Network, with major national chemical societies and a large number of chemistry departments as members make the book unique. The wide variety of scholars who have contributed to the book, make it interesting and invaluable reading for both new and experienced chemistry lecturers throughout the EU and beyond. The book is aimed at chemistry education at universities and other higher level institutions and at all academic staff and anyone interested in the teaching of chemistry at the tertiary level. Although newly appointed teaching staff are a clear target for the book, the innovative aspects of the topics covered are likely to prove interesting to all committed chemistry lecturers.
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Valuepack: Chemistry

An Introduction to Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry with Practical Skills in Chemistry

Author: Catherine Housecroft,Dean John

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9781405825696

Category:

Page: N.A

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Ocr Chemistry Student Guide 1

Author: Mike Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471843969

Category:

Page: 96

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Reinforce students' understanding throughout their course; clear topic summaries with sample questions and answers to improve exam technique. Written by experienced author Mike Smith, this Student Guide for Chemistry: - Helps students identify what they need to know with a concise summary of the topics examined in the AS and A-level specification - Consolidates understanding with tips and knowledge check questions - Provides opportunities to improve exam technique with sample answers to exam-style questions - Develops independent learning and research skills - Provides the content for generating individual revision notes
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Advanced Practical Inorganic and Metalorganic Chemistry

Author: R. John Errington

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780751402254

Category: Science

Page: 302

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While the boundaries between the areas of chemistry traditionally labeled as inorganic, organic and physical are gradually diffusing, the practical techniques adopted by workers in each of these areas are often radically different. The breadth and variety of research classed as "inorganic chemistry" is readily apparent from an inspection of some of the leading international journals, and can be quite daunting for newcomers to this domain who are likely to have only limited experience of the methodologies involved. This book has therefore been written to provide guidance for those unfamiliar with the techniques most often encountered in synthetic inorganic / metalorganic chemistry, with an emphasis on procedures for handling air-sensitive compounds. One chapter is devoted to more specialized techniques such as metal vapor synthesis, and a review of preparative methods for a selection of starting materials is included as an aid to those planning research projects. While this book is aimed primarily at postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students involved in inorganic research projects, synthetic organic chemists and industrial chemists will also find much useful information within its pages. Similarly, it serves as a useful reference source for materials and polymer scientists who wish to take advantage of recent progress in precursor synthesis and catalyst development.
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Chemistry in Context

Author: Graham Hill,John Holman

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174483076

Category: Science

Page: 148

View: 382

The labatory manual and study guide supports your teaching with a broad range of practicals, emphasising saftey and risk assessment. It is an essential companion to Chemistry in Context and can also be used alongside other Advanced Chemistry books. It offers practicals wwith detailed instructions, for openended investigations and opportunities for assessed practical work in the four skill areas of planning, implementing, analysing and evaluating.
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Naturgeschichte einer Kerze

sechs Vorlesungen für die Jugend

Author: Michael Faraday

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 158

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OCR(A) AS/A2 Chemistry Student Unit Guide: Units F323 and F326 Practical Skills in Chemistry

Student Unit Guide

Author: John Older

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444155563

Category: Science

Page: 96

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Student Unit Guides are perfect for revision. Each guide is written by an examiner and explains the unit requirements, summarises the relevant unit content and includes a series of specimen questions and answers. There are three sections to each guide: Introduction - includes advice on how to use the guide, an explanation of the skills being tested by the assessment objectives, an outline of the unit or module and, depending on the unit, suggestions for how to revise effectively and prepare for the examination questions. Content Guidance - provides an examiner's overview of the module's key terms and concepts and identifies opportunities to exhibit the skills required by the unit. It is designed to help students to structure their revision and make them aware of the concepts they need to understand the exam and how they might analyse and evaluate topics. Question and Answers - sample questions and with graded answers which have been carefully written to reflect the style of the unit. All responses are accompanied by commentaries which highlight their respective strengths and weaknesses, giving students an insight into the mind of the examiner.
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Organische Chemie

Author: Jonathan Clayden,Nick Greeves,Stuart Warren

Publisher: Springer Spektrum

ISBN: 9783642347153

Category: Science

Page: 1366

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Ein neuer Stern am Lehrbuch-Himmel: Organische Chemie von Clayden, Greeves, Warren - der ideale Begleiter für alle Chemiestudenten. Der Schwerpunkt dieses didaktisch durchdachten, umfassenden vierfarbigen Lehrbuches liegt auf dem Verständnis von Mechanismen, Strukturen und Prozessen, nicht auf dem Lernen von Fakten. Organische Chemie entpuppt sich als dabei als ein kohärentes Ganzes, mit zahlreichen logischen Verbindungen und Konsequenzen sowie einer grundlegenden Struktur und Sprache. Dank der Betonung von Reaktionsmechanismen, Orbitalen und Stereochemie gewinnen die Studierenden ein solides Verständnis der wichtigsten Faktoren, die für alle organisch-chemischen Reaktionen gelten. So lernen sie, auch Reaktionen, die ihnen bisher unbekannt waren, zu interpretieren und ihren Ablauf vorherzusagen. Der direkte, persönliche, studentenfreundliche Schreibstil motiviert die Leser, mehr erfahren zu wollen. Umfangreiche Online-Materialien führen das Lernen über das gedruckte Buch hinaus und vertiefen das Verständnis noch weiter.
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AQA A-level Chemistry Student Guide: Practical Chemistry

Author: Nora Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471885518

Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 3786

Ensure your students get to grips with the core practicals and develop the skills needed to succeed with an in-depth assessment-driven approach that builds and reinforces understanding; clear summaries of practical work with sample questions and answers help to improve exam technique in order to achieve higher grades. Written by experienced teachers Tim Waite and Amber Waite, this Student Guide for practical Chemistry: - Help students easily identify what they need to know with a concise summary of required practical work examined in the A-level specifications. - Consolidate understanding of practical work, methodology, mathematical and other skills out of the laboratory with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers in the back of the book. - Provide plenty of opportunities for students to improve exam technique with sample answers, examiners tips and exam-style questions. - Offer support beyond the Student books with coverage of methodologies and generic practical skills not focused on in the textbooks.
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Chemistry Education

Best Practices, Opportunities and Trends

Author: Javier GarcÃa-MartÃnez,Elena Serrano-Torregrosa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527336052

Category: Science

Page: 792

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This comprehensive collection of top-level contributions provides a thorough review of the vibrant field of chemistry education. Highly-experienced chemistry professors and chemistry education experts at universities all over the world cover the latest developments in chemistry learning and teaching, as well as the pivotal role of chemistry for shaping the future world. Adopting a practice-oriented approach, they offer a critical view of the current challenges and opportunities of chemistry education, highlighting the pitfalls that can occur, sometimes unconsciously, in teaching chemistry and how to circumvent them. The main topics discussed include the role of technology, best practices, science visualization, and project-based education. Hands-on tips on how to optimally implement novel methods of teaching chemistry at university and high-school level make this is a useful resource for professors with no formal training in didactics as well as for secondary school teachers.
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Edexcel A-level Chemistry Student Guide: Practical Chemistry

Author: David Scott

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471885690

Category: Science

Page: 96

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Exam Board: Edexcel Level: A-level Subject: Chemistry First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: September 2017 Ensure your students get to grips with the core practicals and develop the skills needed to succeed with an in-depth assessment-driven approach that builds and reinforces understanding; clear summaries of practical work with sample questions and answers help to improve exam technique in order to achieve higher grades. Written by experienced teacher and author David Scott, this Student Guide for practical Chemistry: - Help students easily identify what they need to know with a concise summary of required practical work examined in the A-level specifications. - Consolidate understanding of practical work, methodology, mathematical and other skills out of the laboratory with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers in the back of the book. - Provide plenty of opportunities for students to improve exam technique with sample answers, examiners tips and exam-style questions. - Offer support beyond the Student books with coverage of methodologies and generic practical skills not focused on in the textbooks.
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Practical Chemistry

Author: David Scott

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9781471885679

Category:

Page: 96

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Ensure your students get to grips with the core practicals and develop the skills needed to succeed with an in-depth assessment-driven approach that builds and reinforces understanding; clear summaries of practical work with sample questions and answers help to improve exam technique in order to achieve higher grades. Written by experienced teacher and author David Scott, this Student Guide for practical Chemistry: - Help students easily identify what they need to know with a concise summary of required practical work examined in the A-level specifications. - Consolidate understanding of practical work, methodology, mathematical and other skills out of the laboratory with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers in the back of the book. - Provide plenty of opportunities for students to improve exam technique with sample answers, examiners tips and exam-style questions. - Offer support beyond the Student books with coverage of methodologies and generic practical skills not focused on in the textbooks.
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OCR A-level Chemistry Student Guide: Practical Chemistry

Author: Nora Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471885666

Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 6045

Ensure your students get to grips with the core practicals and develop the skills needed to succeed with an in-depth assessment-driven approach that builds and reinforces understanding; clear summaries of practical work with sample questions and answers help to improve exam technique in order to achieve higher grades. Written by experienced teacher Nora Henry, this Student Guide for practical Chemistry: - Help students easily identify what they need to know with a concise summary of required practical work examined in the A-level specifications. - Consolidate understanding of practical work, methodology, mathematical and other skills out of the laboratory with exam tips and knowledge check questions, with answers in the back of the book. - Provide plenty of opportunities for students to improve exam technique with sample answers, examiners tips and exam-style questions. - Offer support beyond the Student books with coverage of methodologies and generic practical skills not focused on in the textbooks.
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