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CHEM Club

  • CHEM Club helps! The Appalachian Wild recycles old mascara wands to help remove fly eggs, fleas, nits, larva and lots of other tiny bugs from the fur of animals. They are great to use since the bristles are so close together! All you need to do is wash the wands in hot soapy water to remove residual mascara.Visit the site for more information:  Wands for Wildlife
    Posted Oct 1, 2017, 6:30 PM by Carmen Foschino
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Unit Vocabulary

  • Words to know ...
    Posted Jul 20, 2015, 12:48 PM by Carmen Foschino
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Unit Task Sheets

  • Acids and Bases Acids and bases are very important because we come in contact with many of them on a daily basis.  Most fruits are acids, as are carbonated beverages, tea, and battery ...
    Posted May 8, 2016, 7:44 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Organic Chemistry Although your grocery store might have a special "organic" section, with specially grown foods, chances are more than just the food is organic!  To chemists, organic refers to substances containing ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2016, 4:36 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • REDOX Reactions Hurricane Sandy was greatly affected by the salty water of the Atlantic Ocean.Salt has chemical properties that make it react with, and alter the composition of, iron, zinc, steel ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2016, 8:28 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Kinetics and Equilibrium Chemical kinetics is the study of reaction rates.  The rate of a chemical reaction measures how quickly reactants are changed into products.  Some reactions occur super quickly whereas some reactions ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2016, 5:42 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Solutions The word solution is just another fancy term for homogeneous mixture.  In solutions, the solute is completely dissolved in the solvent.  Common examples around your house are iced tea, fruit ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2016, 3:05 PM by Carmen Foschino
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Real World Applications

  • Solubility Ever eat a ghost pepper or a scorpion pepper?  I'm sure you'd remember if you did.  Watch the video below to see what would happen if you did ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2016, 4:50 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Matter and Change How are the properties of mixtures helpful at a recycling plant?MRF  Material Recovery FacilityWhat's the difference between single-stream recycling and regular recycling?What is so special ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2015, 5:39 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • The Atom The Electron MicroscopeThese microscopes offer greater magnification than regular levels of magnification of microscopes, but they are better known for their power of resolution allowing more detail to be ...
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:22 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Nuclear Chemistry "Antimatter is identical to ordinary matter in nearly every way. Antiparticles have the same mass as their corresponding particles. If an antiparticle has a spin, like an electron, the spin ...
    Posted Oct 4, 2015, 8:43 PM by Carmen Foschino
  • Formulas and Equations When you are served a fruit salad in a restaurant, the colors of the fruit are vibrant.  What's the secret that keeps it that way?  If this secret ingredient ...
    Posted Jan 2, 2016, 2:16 PM by Carmen Foschino
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