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Marrs, Peter S. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
An exercise that provides a hands-on demonstration of the hydrolysis of aspirin is presented. The key to understanding the hydrolysis is recognizing that all six process may occur simultaneously and that the observed rate constant is the sum of the rate constants that one rate constant dominates the overall process.
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Student Projects, Science Instruction, Experiential Learning
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Hoffmann, Markus M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
A classroom exercise that engages students as a team to develop an intuitive understanding of P-V-T phase behavior of a pure fluid is discussed. This exercise, when implemented in classrooms over a period of three years revealed that the students achieved a deeper level of understanding about phase behavior.
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Class Activities, Teamwork
Cook, Barbara; Urzua, Carole – 1993
The literacy club described is a model cross-aged, paired reading program that is being successfully used in an elementary school in Redwood City, California to teach literacy skills to non-native speakers of English. The literacy club pairs older students--"rapid readers"--with younger students--"little readers"--in a yearlong reading experience…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Gillespie, David; Simmons, Sharanne – 1995
This paper describes a classroom activity to demonstrate to undergraduate psychology students studying learning principles the principle of negative reinforcement. The students (n=25) were either enrolled in an introductory psychology course at a business college or the students (n=21) were enrolled in an educational psychology course at a state…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Class Activities, Demonstrations (Educational), Educational Psychology
Spodek, Bernard, Ed. – 1991
The basis for educationally worthwhile activities in kindergarten is examined in a series of papers that also provide examples of how kindergarten programs can be organized and worthwhile learning presented to children. Long-term projects or units are seen as useful vehicles of instruction, and organizing teaching around topics or themes is shown…
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design
Meeker, Sharon K. – 1978
This paper describes a technique for giving ESL (English as a second language) students with rather limited English ability an opportunity to talk on a regular basis. The technique takes into consideration: (1) the time limitations of the classroom; (2) the tendency of some students to dominate discussion and the need for giving others…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Communicative Competence (Languages), Conversational Language Courses
Haskell, John F., Ed. – 1975
This selection of articles from the first nine years of the TESOL Newsletter is limited to articles which originated in the Newsletter. Articles that were reprinted or excerpted from other sources do not appear here. A bibliography of all articles that have appeared in the first nine volumes of the Newsletter is also included. The articles are…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Class Activities, Cross Cultural Training
Yawkey, Thomas Daniels – 1978
This paper discusses the value of role play in facilitating children's language development and suggests strategies for using role play effectively in early childhood and intermediate classrooms. Role play requires the child (1) to listen and observe peer talk and action and to use language memory, attention and concentration behaviors; (2) to…
Descriptors: Children, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Communication Skills
Moyer, William; Thorne, Erika – 1977
This guide describes a fifteen-week macro-analysis seminar about food production, distribution, and consumption on international, national, and local levels. The macro-analysis approach emphasizes the interrelatedness of all parts of the food/hunger issue; therefore the seminar also addresses escalating military expenditures, widening poverty, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agriculture, Attitude Change, Change Strategies
Bobo, Kimberley A. – 1977
This curriculum guide is designed to encourage responsible university course development as well as extracurricular activities centered around the world food/hunger problem. Multidisciplinary and global values clarification approaches are basic to the curriculum. Part I of the guide discusses the role of universities in combatting world hunger and…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Class Activities
Rasmus, Carolyn J., Ed.; Fowler, John, Ed. – 1977
This manual is for the use of elementary school teachers. It presents a systematic approach to teaching movement and ways of teaching physical education activities in the classroom rather than in a gymnasium or out-of-doors. Activity games that will help children develop flexibility, motor skills, and a sense of space and cooperation with others…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Exercise (Physiology)
Atwood, H. Mason, Ed. – 1975
Over 350 activities are suggested for primary and intermediate grade students to learn about aging and older adults. They have been designed for with use with already existing curricula, so that teachers will not feel a need to plan an entire unit on aging. Interdisciplinary in nature, the activities are listed according to the subject areas for…
Descriptors: Art, Class Activities, Concept Teaching, Cultural Awareness
Thayer, Lou – 1978
The goal of this inservice guide for teaching consumer education at the secondary and adult level is to help consumers become more assertive when buying goods and services. A major section in the guide defines assertiveness. The four basic components of assertive behavior are the ability to express emotions openly, the capacity to exercise one's…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Assertiveness, Business Education, Change Agents
Speers, Mary Lou – 1978
This guide provides a framework to help secondary teachers and students explore the growing societal problems of shoplifting. The guide can be used in inservice programs as well. Five sessions are designed to inform students of the social, legal, and economic aspects of stealing. In these sessions, students define shoplifting, discuss the types of…
Descriptors: Business Education, Civil Liberties, Class Activities, Consumer Education
King, David C.; And Others – 1976
A guide for infusing global perspectives on communication into the elementary social studies curriculum is designed to be used selectively by teachers. The four major objectives are to help students: (1) understand how the world's system can influence the individual's life; (2) recognize different viewpoints; (3) develop an ability to make…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communications, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development
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