Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Organic Chemistry II student blogs

Check these out, there is some nice work here!

Title of Blog
Campbellsville University Organic II 341
Orgo II
Brittany’s Journey through Organic Chemistry 2
Organic II - Spring 2014
Organic Chemistry II

Friday, April 11, 2014

STEM Discovery Day at CU

Taught two groups of 7th graders about proteins, see some photos of their work! Lots of fun!
Coagulating casein with vinegar and filtering from milk!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Main group only Periodic table using Legos

The blue pieces represent valence electrons, you can see metals (green), metalloids (red), and nonmetals (white) AND this version shows the building up of each principal energy level!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

ACS webinar AND 2 seminars upcoming that would be good for CHE class extra credit!

There is another segment on the A-Z of Drug discovery tomorrow (March 27):

Dr. Beth Richter, Eli Lilly, Friday, March 28 @ 3pm in AD-15
Amanda Fuller, KAS executive director, Friday, April 4 @ 3pm in AD-15

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Afforestation event at TGKY in Lebanon, March 23, 2014

Had a lot of fun, plenty of folks from the community in Central KY taking part in an environmental stewardship project...see some photos!

Friday, March 14, 2014

Isoniazid, a tuberculosis drug

Below is the structure of Isoniazid, or Isonicotinic acid hydrazide. It finds use in treatments for tuberculosis. This compound, which incorporates a carbonyl functionality as part of the hydrazide (similar in structure to a secondary amide) and the nitrogenous heterocycle pyridine.
More info on Isoniazid can be found at these links: