microchemistry

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microchemistry

chemical experimentation with minute quantities of material

microchemistry

[¦mī·krō′kem·ə·strē]
(biochemistry)
The chemistry of individual cells and minute organisms.
(chemistry)
The study of chemical reactions, using small quantities of materials, frequently less than 1 milligram or 1 milliliter, and often requiring special small apparatus and microscopical observation.
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After the Small-Scale and Microscale Chemistry Workshops, the Center for Science, Mathematics & Technology Education at Colorado State University and the National Microscale Chemistry Center at Merrimack College will work with the participants to disseminate and infuse small-scale and microscale chemistry principles and techniques throughout high school, community college, college and university chemistry programs nationwide.
Interviews with the Executive Director of the Microscale Chemistry Center, as well as the national and international participants of the upcoming workshops, can be arranged by calling Julie Jackson, Public Relations at Merrimack College, at 978-837-5190.
More recently, Alan Slater (Stratford High School, Ontario) and I have completed the Microscale Chemistry Laboratory Manual containing 58 microscale experiments for high schools which is to be published soon by Addison-Wesley Canada.