SCIENCE teachers, TEACHER training, CHEMISTRY education, HIGH schools, OCCUPATIONAL training, SECONDARY education, EFFECTIVE teaching, HIGH school students, and EDUCATION research
The article discusses studies about developments in professional training of science teachers in high schools in the U.S. A chemistry teacher should have as a minimum, college courses in general inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis and physical chemistry. Organic chemistry is studied because of the basic principles and general information involved and the important role organic substances play in modern life. One of the conclusions reached by the Committee on Preparation of High School Chemistry teachers is that more extensive training and other sciences is urgently needed in many cases and these needs should be met either by decreasing the requirements in educational course, by increasing the number of credits required for graduation.
SCIENTISTS, BIOLOGISTS, BIOLOGICAL research, SCIENTIFIC community, and OXYTETRACYCLINE
The article presents information on scientist Ben A. Sobin and his research achievements. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1912 and his graduate education took place at Ohio State University. He specialized in chemistry, organic chemistry, bacteriology and biochemistry. Professionally he worked in various organizations and his career with Pfizer Inc. began as chief of biologies control where he attained success in research assignment. One of them was the preparation of the first samples of Terramycin under Sobin's direction.
Carbon compounds -- Research, Organic compounds -- Synthesis, and Chemistry, Organic -- Research
The synthetic organic chemist is faced with an ever-increasing number of methods for accomplishing carbon-carbon bond formation, methods for protection of sensitive functional groups in a molecule, and method for [...]
Prahl, F.G., Eglinton, G., Corner, E.D.S., and O'Hara, S.C.M.
Science. June 15, 1984, Vol. 224, p1235, 3 p. graph Stereochemistry of dihydrophytol in copepod fecal pellets.
Chemistry, Organic -- Research, Copepoda -- Research, Geochemistry -- Research, and Marine biology -- Research
Phytol [3,7(r),15-tetramethyl-hexadec-2(e)-enol], the ester-linked isoprenoid side chain of chlorophylls a and b, is an important and abundant algal lipid. It is recognized as the precursor of a variety of acyclic [...]
Superconductors -- Innovations and Chemistry, Organic -- Research
The first sulfur-based organic compound that is a superconductor at ambient pressure has recently been reported by two research groups, I.F. Shchegelov and his colleagues at the Institute of Chemical [...]