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Chemical demonstrations

Chemical demonstrations for lectures and labs.

Chemical demonstrations
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1983-
Education Library (Cubberley) » Stacks » QD43 .S5 1983 V.1
This five volume set lists 69 lecture demonstrations, 110 procedures for displaying chemical phenomena in college and secondary shcool chemistry classes. Each Demonstration includes a brief description of the experiment, a materials list, a step-by-step account of the procedures to be used, an explanation of the potential hazards involved, information on safely storing and disposing of the chemicals used, a comprehensive discussion of the phenomena displayed and scientific principles illustrated, and a list of references.
Chemical Demonstrations: Sourcebook for Teachers
2nd ed. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1988-
Science Library (Li and Ma) » Stacks » QD43 .S77 1988B V.1
This two-volume set contains 212 demonstrations appropriate for any introductory chemical program. Offers clear, concise text that details each demonstration. Explains how to do it, what the reactions are, and how to prepare materials and solutions. Provides a cross listing of demonstrations and chemical topics, thus allowing you to quickly find the right demonstration to fit a specific topic. Will benefit both student and teacher.
New Jersey : World Scientific, 2008.
Science Library (Li and Ma) » Stacks » QD43 .C44 2008
CheMagic brings together the intelligent use of chemistry concepts, methods and techniques to entertain and captivate your audience while enhancing your understanding of chemistry.  From preparation to presentation, no stone is left unturned and no question left unanswered. An innovative book developed by NUS High School of Math and Science, Singapore, this book showcases the quality of work and the brand name of a specialist school in science. The book will attract many readers from other schools who want to understand how students experiment, explore and excel in this research-focused environment.
Could it be magic...? Chemical experiments are not only essential for teaching chemistry, they also fascinate the audience. This book is an excellent source of inspiration for every 'magic show' and classroom demonstration. In a very playful manner, the experiments described here open up the manifold, colourful, and sometimes ear-splitting world of chemistry. Ranging from unusual (but useful) properties of matter to the illustration of the greenhouse effect, this masterful chemist's 'cookbook' is highly suitable for preparing demonstrations in front of larger audiences. Building a bridge between science and the arts, every experiment is introduced by inspiring citations from prose and poetry, which makes reading and experimenting equally enjoyable.
Classic Chemistry Demonstrations
London : Education Division, The Royal Society of Chemistry, c1995.
Science Library (Li and Ma) » Stacks » QD43 .C53 1995 F
Classic Chemistry Demonstrations is an essential, much-used resource book for all chemistry teachers. It is a collection of chemistry experiments, many well-known others less so, for demonstration in front of a class of students from school to undergraduate age. Chemical demonstrations fulfil a number of important functions in the teaching process where practical class work is not possible. Demonstrations are often spectacular and therefore stimulating and motivating, they allow the students to see an experiment which they otherwise would not be able to share, and they allow the students to see a skilled practitioner at work. Classic Chemistry Demonstrations has been written by a teacher with several years' experience. The vast majority of the experiments can be carried out at normal room temperature and with easily accessible equipment.
Once upon a Christmas Cheery
Science Library (Li and Ma) » Ask at circulation desk » QD38 .O53 33RD-36TH 2002-2005
Using common household chemicals, Professor Shakhashiri performs a number of simple chemical experiments designed to convey the concept that chemistry is fun.  Check out the DVDs or view some of the demonstrations on the SciFun channel in YouTube.