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Investigation: Chemical Models
Science teams make models of four different hydrocarbon compounds that we commonly use for fuel. Then they demonstrate chemical reactions that result when energy is produced. This can be used as an enrichment when your class is studying forms of energy.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Natural Gas and Pennsylvania’s Future
Beginning with a general discussion about natural gas, methane, and hydrocarbons, a few videos and diagrams are projected to support the lecture. Individuals participate in a brief activity by drinking juice through a straw, and then again while a piece of sponge is placed in the cup.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Making models is always memorable. In this activity, physical science starters examine the structure of hydrocarbons using marshmallows, raisins, and toothpicks. They even act as atoms themselves and link arms to represent covalent bonds. The lesson is simple to execute, but superb in results!
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 29 Downloads
Alkanes and Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Properties of organic compounds are listed as an introduction to this presentation. Topics touched on include the general structure of an alkanes, how to name them, and how to balance related combustion reactions. The presentation is a complete package: informative, practical, and attractive!
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 25 Downloads
Organic Chemistry-Naming Hydrocarbons
In this naming hydrocarbons worksheet, students are given a table of the prefixes used for naming hydrocarbons based on the number of carbon atoms and their location. They then practice naming ten hydrocarbon compounds using the rules of naming and the chart of prefixes.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 74 Downloads
Carbon Bonds in Chemistry
Venture into the world of macromolecules with three exciting, distinct laboratory activities. Young chemists examine the forms of carbon and discover how they are associated with atomic arrangement, construct models of carbon-containing molecules, and compare six types of plastic by density.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 71 Downloads
Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2007
The University of the State of New York has designed a series of exams to be given to high schoolers. This chemistry exam is one of the most comprehensive and well-written that you will ever find. It consists of 84 questions in a variety of styles, including multiple-choice, short answer, problem solving, interpretation of charts and graphs.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 68 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 47 Views 180 Downloads
2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam
Sixty multiple-choice chemistry questions make up this comprehensive exam used for the 2001 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Every topic that you would expect to approach in a general chemistry class is queried on. You could easily use this as a first semester exam or as a practice for the final.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam
This 60-question comprehensive exam was designed to determine who would go on to compete in the 2000 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Hopefuls answer multiple choice questions regarding all chemistry topics taught in the first year general chemistry curriculum with a focus on laboratory experience.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 14 Downloads
Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic bonds," and "applies to covalent bonds.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 197 Downloads
Organic and Biological Compounds
Carbon as a building block for organic compounds is demonstrated by diagrams and facts for its bonding style. Saturated and unstaturated hydrocarbons are detailed and facts about biological compounds such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids are shown along with a few images.
10th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Organic Chemistry-Naming Substituted Hydrocarbons
In this substituted hydrocarbons learning exercise, students learn how to name compounds using a table of organic functional groups and the rules for naming hydrocarbon compounds. They practice naming twenty substituted hydrocarbons.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 79 Downloads
In this hydrocarbon worksheet, students answer 13 questions about different types of organic molecules categorized as hydrocarbons. They explain the different hydrocarbons, they draw structural diagrams for different hydrocarbons and they calculate heat released by reactions of hydrocarbons.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 95 Downloads
Models of Hydrocarbons
Students construct models of hydrocarbon molecules using candy and toothpicks. In this hydrocarbons lesson plan, students are given a sheet with the molecular formulas of hydrocarbons. As a group, they construct each molecule using colored gumdrops to represent each atom and toothpicks to represent each bond.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Energy from Hydrocarbons
In this energy from hydrocarbons worksheet, students read about endothermic and exothermic reactions and how hydrocarbons release heat as fuels. Students read how to measure heat changes in reactions and practice finding the specific heat of a substance, the energy needed to heat a substance to a certain temperature and the heat of a reaction.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 45 Downloads
Revision Guide - Chemistry
Don't you wish you had the time to type up a study guide for your chemistry class? With this resource, there is no need! A chart comparing the properties of metals and non-metals tops the handout, followed by notes on the reactivity series.
9th - 12th Science 24 Views 81 Downloads
Chemistry 116 Exam 1, Spring 2009
This five-page exam was designed for a biochemistry and organic chemistry course. It covers the molecular geometry and properties of organic comounds. Test takers identify compounds, functional groups, and isomers. They draw Lewis structures and the products of chemical reactions.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 6 Downloads