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Chemistry of Connection

More than 400 grandparents descended on the Nobles campus today to spend the day learning alongside their grandchildren (like in this chemistry class). Sharing a day in the life at Nobles created connections and bridged generations.

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In the Classroom: Penny Plating Redox Lab

Today in chemistry, students experiment with changing the color of pennies through oxidation-reduction (redox) reactions.

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Consumer Report Lab

Did you know that popcorn pops because of the natural moisture inside each kernel? Today in chemistry, students compared two brands of popcorn. They measured the percentage of water in each sample to determine which brand offered the most popped … Continue reading

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A Matter of Taste

Today marked the first day of the second semester. Today also marked the first day of science elective Chemistry and Cuisine, a course that explores the science of food using Harold McGee’s On Food and Cooking as its primary text. … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire

Science faculty member Bob Kern knows how to keep his chemistry labs exciting. Don’t try this at home!

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Chemistry Lab

Upward Bound students work in pairs to calculate how many moles of NaHCO3 are in an Alka-Seltzer tablet in chemistry class today.

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Fresh Air Learning

Science teacher Erika Pernell took advantage of the nice weather and brought her Class III students outside for chemistry class. Once they found the right spot, Pernell was smitten with her decision: “This is so nice — I can hear … Continue reading

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