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A Bioluminescent Gallery
Students examine the different types of luminescence in deep sea organisms. In this bioluminescence lesson, students investigate how color and light aide deep ocean organisms by describing the characteristics of the habitat and completing a study guide.
5th - 6th Science 5 Views 7 Downloads
Interactive Biogeochemical Cycle
Students gain understanding of several of the biogeochemical processes in microbial mats. They acquire knowledge of the different roles of organisms in a microbial mat ecosystem. They understand how microbial mat ecosystems contributed to the Earth's biospere.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 12 Downloads
Entering the Twilight Zone
Students describe major features of cold seep communities and list organisms that are found in these communities. In this water habitat lesson students examine trophic levels, describe the process of chemosynthesis and list the organisms that are found in these habitats.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Water Quality Testing Project Lessons 1-4
Tenth graders research two ways to test the water quality near their home. In this chemistry lesson, 10th graders determine the short and long term effect of different substances on aquatic ecosystems. They conduct tests and write a conclusion based on experimental results.
10th Science 11 Views 53 Downloads
Chemistry: Section Review
Review the 5 branches of chemistry and related terms with this worksheet. The focus of these activities is on terms and definitions. Learners answer questions about the study of chemistry, reasons to study chemistry, and pure and applied chemistry.
10th - 12th Science 16 Views 155 Downloads
Chemistry Revision Themes: Quick Crosswords
A collection of 16 different chemistry crosswords provides variety in the ways that your class reviews chemistry vocabulary and concepts. Because the topics for each range from the introductory periodic table of elements to the complex energetics and kinetics, this resource is valuable to middle school and high school teachers alike.
6th - 12th Science 51 Views 48 Downloads
The Greenhouse Effect and Me: How Do We Affect Each Other?
Ninth graders create a model of greenhouse effect in the lab. In this integrated science lesson, 9th graders investigate the different variables affecting this condition. They research about global warming and prepare a PowerPoint presentation to share with the class.
9th Science 8 Views 73 Downloads
Soap Bubble Chemistry
Young scholars investigate soap bubbles. In this soap bubble chemistry lesson, students observe a demonstration using pop-it beads to represent a soap molecule. Young scholars produce soap bubbles in the lab by making bubbles with a large bubble maker.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 58 Downloads
The Art of Soap Making
Here is a nice, clean wrap-up lesson for your chemistry class when they are studying chemical reactions . They experiment with different oils to make soap. To make it more fun, they are to imagine that they are part of a soap testing panel.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 18 Downloads
Chemistry & The Community
Young scholars complete a Webquest which investigates the chemistry in items such as shampoo. They research the Internet, perform a lab experiment, and write a scientific lab report with their findings. Upon completion of the activities, the students are accessed based on a four point rubric heavily weighted on the lab write up.
11th - 12th Science 5 Views 33 Downloads
Chemistry of Carbon - Building Blocks of Life
A great review of the structure and function of carbon-based molecules important to life, especially with relevance to humans. The chemistry behind the combination of polymers and the breakdown of bonds is covered. Valuable content in this slideshow is the collection of diagrams of each functional group.
9th - 12th Science 31 Views 166 Downloads
Where There's Smoke, There's ...
Students describe how unusual chemical phenomena near hydrothermal vents can be explained in terms of melting points, solubility, temperature, and pressure. They use fundamental relationships in chemistry to explain phenomena near subduction volcanoes
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students are introduced to the concept of genetic engineering. In groups, they participate in a variety of experiments, in which they analyze the effect of chemicals on different substances. Using the internet, they research gossypol, test their hypothesis and report their findigns to the class.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 108 Downloads
Reading Comprehension: History of the Periodic Table
Although the article that launches this lesson is about the history of the Periodic Table, the objective is reading comprehension. Using the eight-page informational text, learners answer five comprehension questions and craft one essay. They utilize text features such as headings and graphics to more efficiently move through the questions, and mark the text as they read to note important facts.
7th - 9th Language Arts 98 Views 1076 Downloads
Soap Bubble Chemistry
Young scholars build their own model for making large soap bubbles. After investigating with prepared geometric wire models, students determine the maximum number of planes, lines, and the sizes of angles produced when planes and lines intersect.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Great Lakes Ecology
Students are able to use a secchi disk to measure the turbidity of water by determining the depth at which the sechi disk is no longer visible and using the data in a formula to quantify the results. They are able to use Vernier probes to condcut water quality testing for: dissolved oxygen, nitrates, pH, temperature, phosphorous and produce computer printouts of the data collected.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Teaching about Data Interpretation
Students explore a variety of relevant lake water chemistry questions, compose responses, and present their results in a poster format. They, in pairs, answer questions about lake chemistry which are imbedded in this plan.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Properties of Useful Carbon Compounds
Nine action-packed organic chemistry exercises are contained in this mini-unit on carbon containing compounds. Examples include constructing models of alkanes, producing aromatic esters, and preparing pigments for paint and dyes. Chemistry scholars learn to write molecular formulas and draw structures for carbon compounds.
10th - 12th Science 5 Views 21 Downloads