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On this day in Chemistry

Charles Hatchett published a method for separating iron (Fe) from manganese (Mn) on this day in 1813

 
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Content, tools, resources, and best practice for teachers of chemistry, from Education in Chemistry magazine. EiC was 50 years old in 2013.

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Forum for those teaching the chemical sciences. Here you can share resources, tips, and discuss anything which may be of interest.

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Gridlocks: can you unlock the grid?

16 interactive and 26 printable games, with a walkthrough. Match boxes to their corresponding values or chemicals to complete the grid. Complete grids for a variety of chemistry topics, such as units of volume, state symbols and many more.

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Re: organic chemistry

Nature is highly selective in all and every aspect. For example, cholesterol having 8 stereogenic centers, so totally 2 to the power 8= 256 stereoisomers are possible, even out of which only one isomer exists in nature therefore nature accepts one isomer and reject or ignore the other isomer, if it ignores no problem but if rejects then that will be harmful

Re: organic chemistry

Enantiomers, also known as optical isomers, are two stereoisomers that are related to each other by a reflection: They are mirror images to  each other that are non-superimposable. Human hands are a macroscopic analog of stereoisomerism.