Dr Roland P. Stout

There are 5 included publications by Dr Roland P. Stout :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
C02 Investigations: An Open Inquiry Experiment for General Chemistry. 2016 698 This paper presents a successful, free inquiry experiment in which students devise an experiment to measure carbon dioxide in an important chemical, biological, or environmental situation. Also discussed is a rationale for adopting an open inquiry ex...
"The Chemicals Project": Connecting General Chemistry to Students' Lives 2000 795 "The Chemicals Project" described here strives to bring freshman chemistry alive for students by emphasizing its connection to the real world and to their own lives and experiences. Its major assignments deal with chemical phobias, recognizing the ch...
"Hello, I'm Carbon.": Writing about Elements and Compounds 2010 423 General chemistry students are asked to assume the identity of an element and to write their own story. In the spirit of pedagogical approaches such as writing-to-learn and writing across the curriculum, this assignment has several objectives, most s...
Pressure Oscillations in Adiabatic Compression 2011 590 The article discusses an experiment on the behavior of pressure oscillations in adiabatic compression. The author states, "After finding Moloney and McGarvey's modified adiabatic compression apparatus, I decided to insert this experiment into my phys...
Teaching Good Writing, Why Bother? 2011 329 In this article, the author discusses why there is a need for science teachers to teach writing to the students when the English teachers can do it better. He asserts that teaching the students to write well provides them a powerful thinking and lear...