Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 17:34:03 -0500
Reply-To: Al Hazari <ahazari**At_Symbol_Here**UTK.EDU>
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From: Al Hazari <ahazari**At_Symbol_Here**UTK.EDU>
Subject: Re: Reaction info for students
In-Reply-To: <BLU144-DS6BA042369AC0B95DA352F82D40**At_Symbol_Here**phx.gbl>

go to ACS.ORG and then check the EDUCATION link.

> Go to to learn about their offerings. I know they have kits available that give good experiment ideas as well as classroom activities. 
> ------Original Message------
> From: Hadden  Susan [PRDUS]
> To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
> Subject: [DCHAS-L] Reaction info for students
> Sent: Jan 16, 2009 9:13 AM
> A friend who teaches 8th grade science has a project for her students described below. She's looking for some reference materials for them. Any suggestions would be appreciated. You can respond to me and I'll forward them to her.
>  My students have just started the chemistry unit. There is a final project due at the end of the unit where the students have to find a real world example of a chemical reaction. However, we're only learning about 4 types of reactions (synthesis, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement); so they are slightly limited. Ultimately, the students will present their reaction and an example the significance of the reaction in the real world, along with a bunch of other info. The first deadline that the students have is to find a reaction in the real world and know what type of reaction it is. Being that I teach 8th graders, I wanted to provide them with some resources that could help them find applications of reactions. Do you know of any good website, books, or other resources that I could provide them with? Any suggestions you may have will be extremely helpful!
>  Thanks, 
>  Susan Hadden
>  Senior Occupational Safety Specialist
>  J&J PRD Environmental, Health & Safety
>  1000 Rt 202, PO Box 300
>  Raritan, NJ 08869
>  908-704-4295 (ph), 908-707-9211 (fax)
> Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device from U.S. Cellular

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