The Chemistry of Chemical Reactions Chemistry, when you read or hear the word you may get tears in your eyes. You may emit a long, deep audible breath that is an expression of sadness, frustration, or tiredness. Whatever your reaction to chemistry, if you are reading this blog, that means that you are in it. … Continue reading Wine, Gardening and Chemical Reactions!
Introduction As a society, we all have hundreds of different stimuli before us that allow us to experience a variety of different things. Though we may think that we notice most of what’s going on around us, our five senses only pick up on a small amount of what happening around us. For example, most … Continue reading Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Mixtures in Cooking and Learning Communities by Natalie King and Brandon Connelly
Hey, everyone! Let's hop into the mix-- literally. Leave it to me to tell you everything there is to know about mixtures! Mixtures can range from the simplest of things to the most complex! They are present in salads to clothing to paint to rocks. The combinations are endless! Mixtures are substances made by mixing … Continue reading Mixtures in the Arts and Food!
A chemist, James Alexander (2016), States that chemistry is, “The science that embraces the properties, composition, and structure of matter, the changes in structure and composition that matter undergoes, and the accompanying energy changes.” Because of this being able to balance an equation is an extremely important part of chemistry. In fact K. Lee Lerner … Continue reading Michael Frazier Balancing the Equation with products and water.
Introduction: The different states of matter are a foundational concept used in science as well as present in the world around us. Discussions surrounding matter take place in multiple areas of scientific study. Scientific study then transfers into Modern day professional life. As you read further in this blog, you will discover the … Continue reading The States of Matter in Modern day jobs and Biology by Tori
When the topic of radiation comes to mind, most people jump to the whole "mutated people" and "Godzilla-destroying-Tokyo" thing. Maybe that’s because most people don't exactly know what radioactivity is, or perhaps what it isn't, (which is perfectly fine) it’s a hard subject to master, or even just understand at all. It's important to get … Continue reading Radiation in Everyday Electronics and the Medical Field by Emily Warren and Simon Kubrom
Have you ever wondered why farts smell so bad? What reactions are taking place inside your stomach that might make you gaseous? Maybe you have asked yourself if you could successfully catch your own flatus or a friends flatulence on fire. In this project, I will be taking the time necessary to answering these questions … Continue reading Chemical Composition of Flatuence inregards to Greenhouse Gases in Everyday Life
What is Potential energy? The scientific definition of potential energy is, "The energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors". In simpler terms,"Potential energy is the energy an object has because of its position; it is energy waiting to be released" … Continue reading Potential Energy in modern day technology and Mechanical engineering by Adrian and Gladys
for the most recent iteration go here: https://rewritingchemistry.wordpress.com/2016/12/10/heterogeneous-and-homogeneous-mixtures-in-cooking-and-learning-communities-by-natalie-king-and-brandon-connelly/ Intro Think about your daily life. Think about what you do throughout the day. Eat? Sleep? Drive? Exercise? All these things have one major similarity. What is it? Science. Science is the underlying reason for everything that we experience on a daily-basis. Almost every aspect of life revolves … Continue reading Mixtures in Cooking and Learning Communities by Brandon Connelly and Natalie King
Have you ever eaten a nice, warm cookie that just melts in your mouth? Did you ever wonder how that cookie had the perfect balance of dough to chocolate chip? If you want to know, keep on reading to find that secret out. When first asked about the topic of chemistry, most people will say … Continue reading Conversions in the kitchen and in Nursing by Tylor Stevens