Each of these terms can be rearranged to create a common name for an actual chemical with the given chemical formula.
|Terms to be arranged into common names||Chemical formula|
|1) a bug curse||C12H22O11|
|2) a flaming Eskimo||Mg(OH)2|
|3) a minor viols helper||CH3COCH3|
|4) bad soaking||NaHCO3|
|5) igloo lab brunch||CH3CHOHCH3|
|6) in pairs||C9H8O4|
|7) lamb sloth||C10H8|
|8) latest lab||NaCl|
|9) let’s rap||Ca(OH)2|
|10) new stature||C14H18N2O5|
|11) enter input||C10H18|
|12) shadows gain||Na2CO3|
|13) smallest sling||(NH4)2CO3•H2O|
|14) stop meals||MgSO4|
|15) thick whale||
|16) tidy cabaret||H2SO4|
Enter your students’ correct solutions into a draw on or before December 21, 2018. Encourage your students to work together — you may even enjoy the challenge! The prize is a package of an assortment of liquid crystals in three 4” squares to be awarded to the teacher. The prize is donated by Educational Innovations.
Please have your students print their names clearly and send your students’ solutions to: Chem 13 News, Chemical anagrams, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada; or email Kathy Jackson.