Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy Book

Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy Book

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Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy Book

Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy Book

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Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy Book

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Strong Medicine - Chemistry at the Pharmacy is a great source of activities for high school and middle school students interested in biochemistry. A good review of natural polymers (proteins, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids) is included. Activities for high school students include testing for proteins, denaturation of proteins, comparing brands of aspirin, and making aspirin and oil of wintergreen. Activities for middle school students include chromatography experiments, reactions with enzymes, and making a model of DNA to understand genetic engineering.

  • 99 pages
  • 10 activities
  • Grades 7-12

Table Of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Principal Investigators
  • Partners for Terrific Science Advisory Board
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • The Center for Chemical Education
  • Partnership Network
  • An Invitation to Industrial Chemists
  • How to Use This Teacher Resource Module
  • Employing Appropriate Safety Procedures
  • Background for Teachers
  • Overview of the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Industry
  • The Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc. Research Institute
  • Content Review
  • Using the Activities in the Classroom
  • Pedagogical Strategies
  • Annotated List of Activities and Demonstrations
  • Curriculum Placement Guide
  • Activities and Demonstrations
    • 1. Making a Polymer Foam
    • 2. Common Proteins: Reactions and Denaturation
    • 3. Speeding Up Elimination of Carbon Dioxide from the Blood
    • 4. Reactions with Potato Enzyme
    • 5. Sizing Up DNA
    • 6. Paper Chromatography of Inks
    • 7. Separating Molecules by Gel Filtration
    • 8. Components of an Aspirin Tablet
    • 9. Cost/Mass Analysis of Different Aspirin Brands
    • 10. Making Aspirin and Oil of Winter green
  • Addressing the National Standards
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Additional Information

SKU

RBK4001

Weight

0.8 lb

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