3 Aug 2014

Isn't It Ionic (with apologies to Alanis Morissette)

In-Class Activity

Submitted by Craig M. Davis, Xavier University

This spoof of the song "Isn't It Ironic" (by Alanis Morissette) summarizes the properties of ionic compounds in verse. Suitable for General Chemistry classes as well as Inorganic Chemistry, although a reference is made to the Born-Meyer equation.

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Learning Goals: 

This reviews of properties of ionic compounds via humorous verse.

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This is too funny.  Thanks for sharing!!


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