SLiThEr #27: A mental health conversation - Warning signs, normalization, and responses
Description

As with chemistry, mental health is something we learn more about every day. The major focus of this SLiThEr is depression and anxiety in students, which are more prevalent in these COVID-impacted times. The material presented in this SLiThEr describes the best practices at the time it was recorded, and these practices may change in the future. While this recording is intended to be a resource for faculty, we would strongly encourage future viewers to seek out the latest research or contact a mental health professional for more information on these topics and current best practices.

Chip Nataro / Lafayette College Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:32

Inorganic Chemistry I

Submitted by Rudy Luck / Michigan Technological University on Thu, 08/26/2021 - 12:41
Description

Descriptive chemistry of the main group elements with some emphasis on the non-metals.  Transition metal compounds: aspects of bonding, spectra, and reactivity; complexes of n-acceptor ligands; organometallic compounds and their role in catalysis; metals in biological systems; preparative, analytical, and instrumental techniques. 

SLiThEr #24: Live from the Summer 2021 Workshop!
Description

This SLiThEr was broadcast from our summer 2021 workshop! More info on the workshop can be found here: https://www.ionicviper.org/2021-viper-summer-workshop

The YouTube recording is below under "Web Resources" 

See the SLiThEr Collection for links to the other SLiThErs! 

 

Kyle Grice / DePaul University Thu, 08/12/2021 - 23:18
Record Keeping & Data Management in the Lab
Description

This is a set of PowerPoint slides I put together for a brief presentation and discussion with summer research students in our department about good record keeping and data management practices. 

Amanda Reig / Ursinus College Thu, 08/12/2021 - 10:18

(Weekly) Research Report Template

Submitted by Matt Cranswick / Colorado State University - Pueblo on Fri, 08/06/2021 - 10:39
Description

I know it's not really a lab experiment, but we don't seem to have a "resource" option for submitting content.  I quickly put this together based on what my students had done this summer, as a quick way for them to keep me up-to-date on their weekly, monthly, or semester progress. (Of course, I was hovering over them the entire time and know what they did, but this seemed like a good way for them to communicate their progress.)

I think it would work equally as well in a Google Doc, so multiple students on the same project can see what has been done by their peers.

Inorganic Chemistry

Submitted by Dani Arias-Rotondo / Kalamazoo College on Thu, 08/05/2021 - 10:17

An editable Review Jeopardy game via a Macro Powerpoint

Submitted by Paul Smith / Valparaiso University on Wed, 08/04/2021 - 23:17
Description

In searching for a way to review topics before exams, I was informed about this powerpoint template which is macro'd to be operated as a realistic Jeopardy game. The site for the original author of the macro is:

https://sites.google.com/site/dufmedical/jeopardy

(Jeopardy for PowerPoint by Kevin R. Dufendach is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.)

Inorganic Chemistry

Submitted by Joanne Aguila / University of the Philippines Los Banos on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 10:01

Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry

Submitted by Mitch Anstey / Davidson College on Tue, 07/27/2021 - 10:37
Description

Inorganic chemistry is a branch of synthetic chemistry typified by its focus on compounds composed of elements other than carbon and hydrogen. But don’t let that fool you!