Profile: Marie Maynard Daly

Marie Maynard Daly was born on April 16th, 1921 in Corona, Queens, New York City. She was the child of an immigrant father Irving C. Daily and Washington D.C. native, Helen Page. Ivan C. Daly worked day to day as a postal worker, but was incredibly passionate about chemistry. He immigrated to the U.S. to … Continue reading Profile: Marie Maynard Daly

Practice Problem: Gibbs Free Energy

Given Question: The reaction given above is accompanied by the Enthalpy of the reaction (H) and the entropy (S). Determine the change in Gibbs Free energy (G) and if the reaction is spontaneous or not. If the reaction isn't spontaneous, calculate the temperature in which it will be.  Start off by listing what we know, … Continue reading Practice Problem: Gibbs Free Energy

Episode 5b: Combustion Reactions

Episode 5B: Combustion Reactions   This episode is on FIRE! All about combustion reactions and the information we can gain from them. Misspeak at ~5:57, should be grams hydrogen. Music: Good For You by THBD https://soundcloud.com/thbdsultan Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported— CC BY 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... Music provided by Audio Library https://youtu.be/-K_YSjqKgvQ Find us at … Continue reading Episode 5b: Combustion Reactions

Lesson 5a: Theoretical, Actual, and Percent Yield.

    In which we explore theoretical and actual yields! And I make a personal record of how many times I can say, "My bad" onscreen. Trouble accessing the video? Check us out on YouTube!  Questions, comments, concerns? Email us at heychemistryblog@gmail.com. Science rules!! x

Work Problem: Calculation of Molar Mass of Unknown Base Using Titration With a Strong Acid

Given Question: A student titrates 2.0135 grams of an unknown monobase weak base to the equivalence point with 67.02 mL of .5003 M HCl(aq). What is the molar mass of the weak base?  Step 1: This is to sort out what we're given in the equation, as well as some previous knowledge. We'll use the first … Continue reading Work Problem: Calculation of Molar Mass of Unknown Base Using Titration With a Strong Acid

Interview with James Nowick- Researcher, Educator, Advocate.

HeychemTutor got a chance to sit down with esteemed professor and advocate Dr. James Nowick, who is currently based out of the University of California-Irvine. We sat down to discuss chemistry, LGBTQIA+ rights, and advocacy. This was a project Heychem set in celebration of June 2017 Pride month. Contact us with questions, concerns, or complications … Continue reading Interview with James Nowick- Researcher, Educator, Advocate.

June Pride STEM Stories- Hannah

(From June 4th, 2017)  "The Scientific Queery: "The Scientific Queery When I mentioned I loved talking to the new faculty member A third year queer guy mentioned that the professor seems friendly to our kind And it seems like it shouldn’t be something needed to be said And yet I can count the number of … Continue reading June Pride STEM Stories- Hannah

June Pride STEM Stories- Amanda

(From June 3rd, 2017) "As another one of The Gays with a bachelor's in molecular bio, currently working as a research assistant in a computational bio lab...I hate the way that people use biology to fuel their own hatred. Within the sci community I don't personally have many problems, b/c I don't look stereotypically "gay." … Continue reading June Pride STEM Stories- Amanda

June Pride STEM Stories- Michael

(From June 3rd, 2017) "I am a biologist and ethicist retired (mostly) from the State University of New York. Currently, I teach "Ethics in Science and Pharmaceuticals" at Zhejiang University of Technology in Hangzhou, in China (as a "High End Foreign Expert" ( 高端外国专家) for about one month each summer. Have been a Senior Fulbright … Continue reading June Pride STEM Stories- Michael