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Entries from September 19, 2013

Yum! S’mores…and Math?

September 19, 2013 by Kandis · No Comments · Uncategorized

AP Chemistry must have been getting too main-stream for the wonderful Mrs. Lorance because just when us students thought that it couldn’t get any more crazy (yeah right not with Mrs. Lorance teaching!), she threw us another curveball…or should I say marshmallow? To help us understand the new topic she was to introduce to us, […]

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Beware the S’more Stoich Monster!

September 19, 2013 by Colby · No Comments · Uncategorized

The monstrous stoichiometry is a terrifying beast that forces those who find it to form stuff from other stuff! The Stoich is everywhere! It’s in your soap, your water, and your favorite food! But it’s especially in your s’mores! How is it in my s’mores? Good question! Say you have: One bag of marshmallows(Mm) (36 […]

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That darn Stoich

September 19, 2013 by marcosl · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

In our quest to figure out AP Chemistry we run into stoichiometry :/….. If anyone has done this before they know the how tedious this can be for everyone. Our dark lord (Ms. Lorance) took a tiny baby step to understand the stoich. She says let’s make dessert!!! A simple s’mores making section…. In the […]

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Cooler than Kool-aid… OHHH YEA

September 6, 2013 by marcosl · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Not much is sweeter than Kool-aid, but it was pretty sweet to get to make Kool-aid mixed with alcohol! 70% isopropyl alcohol of course! Adding different concentrations of the stuff caused the Kool-aid to change to colors throughout experimentation. 5% will get you a rough red, 25% will give purple Kool-aid the blues and once […]

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