WRITING PORTFOLIO

In addition to books, my writing extends into many other arenas. Magazine and heavyweight journal articles, web-based writing for various outlets, children’s publications, academic factsheets, and many other formats. Below is a tiny sample of the chemistry writing work that I have done beyond my published books.

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NATURE CHEMISTRY

Meitnerium in tribute

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Nature Chemistry is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group. My “In Your Element” piece on Meitnerium appeared in the journal in August 2017. PDF available here.

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MY SCHOOLS ROCKS

114 Building Blocks

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My School Rocks! was a children’s magazine that provided innovative and engaging monthly magazines to foster respect for education and engage primary school students to read and learn. It was a family magazine committed to fostering a greater awareness in the arts and science among K-5 aged students, and sharing information, tips, and advice with parents/guardians of school aged children. The magazine featured articles written by both students and freelance writers and covered a broad range of topics.

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NATURE CHEMISTRY

Praseodymium Unpaired

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Nature Chemistry is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group. My “In Your Element” piece on Praseodymium appeared in the journal in May 2018. PDF available here.

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SCHOLASTIC

Science World

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Science World is an educational magazine published by Scholastic Corporation targeting primarily children between grades 6 and 12 and covering many aspects of science. Here are three News Briefs that I wrote for the magazine.

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SCHOLASTIC

Science World

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Science World is an educational magazine published by Scholastic Corporation targeting primarily children between grades 6 and 12 and covering many aspects of science. Here are three News Briefs that I wrote for the magazine.

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SCHOLASTIC

Science World

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Science World is an educational magazine published by Scholastic Corporation targeting primarily children between grades 6 and 12 and covering many aspects of science. Here are three News Briefs that I wrote for the magazine.

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SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS

Chemical Bonds

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Science News for Students, makes science accessible for people ages 9 and up, while teachers and students in almost 5,000 high schools read us in print and online through Science News in High Schools. I’ve written a number of Explainer columns for them.

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CURRICULUM PRESS

Carbon Skeleton

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Curriculum Press in the UK produce chemistry teaching resources for UK based schools. I have written several factsheets for them that relate mostly to A level chemistry.

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VISIONLEARNING

Atomic Theory III

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Visionlearning creates and provides high-quality, accessible, educational content in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at the introductory undergraduate level. I worked on a number of their Atomic Theory modules, including Atomic Theory III.

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CHEMMATTERS

Flint Water Crisis

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ChemMatters is the American Chemical Society’s magazine that helps high school students find connections between chemistry and the world around them. I’ve written anumber of articles for them, including this one on the Flint Water Crisis. PDF Available here.

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CHEMMATTERS

Chernobyl

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ChemMatters is the American Chemical Society’s magazine that helps high school students find connections between chemistry and the world around them. I’ve written anumber of articles for them, including this one on the nuclear accident at Chernobyl.

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CHEMMATTERS

The Final Four

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ChemMatters is the American Chemical Society’s magazine that helps high school students find connections between chemistry and the world around them. I’ve written anumber of articles for them, including this one on the addition of elements with atomic numbers 113 – 118 to the periodic table.