Michael Roche

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Recent Posts by Michael

Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:40 AM in Stoichiometry
I've made these videos on the theory you cannot unsee what's happening and they seem to work.  Good luck. Grams to moles-  https://youtu.be/zahAUzbftj0   Moles to moles -  https://youtu.be/fEsp2MCbKGE   Periodic Table - https://youtu.be/4BGSAz8aiqs

Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:30 AM in Dimensional Analysis
I have had success using dominos  https://youtu.be/NQhn6yfROwI

Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:27 AM in Teaching Nomenclature
In my experience, there's no better way to confuse a high school student than to teach covalent binary naming. I have dropped the di, tri, tetra and replaced it with organic roots meth, eth, prop, etc and functional groups. The reality is these will be more helpful in bio or any future science and it's not setting them up to fail. I recently took a job at community college and not surprising they...