CHEM3400 tues 4/21 lecture:
lanthanides - for essay (replacing test 6)
all 7 parts below
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Videos below will be removed on 4/30 and replaced with the next ones. (but they will remain on the YouTube channel)
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Lanthanide essay: 500 words. Discuss why and how the lanthanide metals and their compounds have become so important in today's technological society. You may include historical background, isolation and purification of the elements, abundance, properties, political issues that may affect availability, etc. Grammar, spelling, proper sentence construction, and scientific accuracy will also be considered in grading. Email by 4/30.
(Part 5 not my video, but a good summary of properties. It's long!)