Lecture Presentation Power Point Slides to Accompany Demonstrations

These Are Not the Bonds You're Looking For: Introduction to Resonance Structures

A parody of one scene in Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope. Obi-Wan Kanobi, Luke Skywalker, C3PO and R2D2 enter Mos Eisley on Tatoonie. They are stopped by Stormtroopers and questioned about the droids they are transporting. In the skit, Obi-Wan Kanobi and Luke Skywalker are tranporting ozone and calcum carbonate.
These Are Not the Bonds You're Looking For Resonance structures Image 870

Electric Pickle

A whole pickle is placed between two metal electrodes and electricity is passed through the pickle. The characteristic color of a sodium vapor lamp is emitted.
Electric Pickle Demonstration

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