Practical chemistry

that which treats of the modes of manufacturing the products of chemistry that are useful in the arts, of their applications to economical purposes, and of the conditions essential to their best use.

See also: Chemistry

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By forming a bridge between quantum physics and practical chemistry, Axel Becke's innovations have advanced many fields, from polymers to drug design.
They had the confidence to demonstrate some amazing practical chemistry, and the knowledge to bring the inspiring theory to life.
These extensive training facilities will allow us to undertake a wide range of practical chemistry with supporting instrumentation, office and support areas, said Professor Richard Taylor, the Head of the Department of Chemistry at York.
Guch, who has taught chemistry at the secondary and postsecondary levels, provides high school and college students with an explanation of chemistry that begins with basic concepts, such as the atom, data collection, and unit conversions, then moves on to topics like the periodic table, chemical compounds, and the mole; solids, liquids, and gases; chemical reactions, including stoichiometry, chemical equilibria, kinetics, and balancing equations; practical chemistry, including uses in nuclear weapons, buffers, and chelation therapy; and thermodynamics, with discussion of entropy, enthalpy, and free energy.
History of Chemistry and Chemical Education (Introducing the History and Philosophy of Chemistry into the School Curriculum; Using Practical Chemistry to Introduce School Pupils to the History of Chemistry: A Case Study; Alchemy Lesson-Teaching Proposals for the Utilization of Literature in Science Teaching);
To combat this, Rose began to design and make lab kits and accompanying teachers' guide for practical chemistry, biology and physics lessons, as part of her undergraduate research project at Newcastle University.
Sets of flash cards and practical chemistry multi-media CDs patented by Mr Hall have proved popular in colleges, as well as state and private schools all over Britain, and have also been sold overseas since their inception in 1996.
The real value is the lesson in sustainability, not to mention being a nifty exercise in practical chemistry.
Practical chemistry - The bulky syllabus includes voluminous discussion of anabolic steroids, Androstenedione and human growth hormone.
The same time as I started teaching in 2003 I launched a bilingual Practical Chemistry Show called "Flash Bang", which I took to places such as the National Eisteddfod, which has by now been seen by more than 50,000 people I think.
Each year Barry hosts local primary schools during National Science and Engineering week, when 10 and 11-year old students have handson experience of practical chemistry and quality control making silicone rubber for moulding ceramic dragons or adhesives for car headlights and test their products against a customersupplied specification.
For some time, however, this laboratory played only a minor role in the teaching or learning of experimental chemistry on the part of the students, although there were written examinations in practical chemistry as early as 1859.
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