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The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a Mixture?
Mix things up in your physical science class by introducing mixtures. The three types are defined: suspension, colloid, and solution. It all depends on the size and type of the involved particles. With attractive animation and an engaging narrative, viewers will be fully immersed in mixtures.
4 mins 4th - 8th Science 25 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sore Throats, Variation 1
Why does Nia's water taste saltier than Trey's if she put more into her cup than he did? Math masters set up proportions in order to compare the mixtures. This task effectively has learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to a real-world scenario.
6th - 8th Math 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Suspensions, Colloids and Solutions
Sal introduces students to mixtures and solutions. He starts out by explaining that homogenous mixtures, such as homogenized milk, are mixtures that are even and consistent throughout. He goes on to illustrate how the particle sizes in a variety of mixtures determine how homogenous that mixture will be.
14 mins 7th - 10th Science 28 Views 80 Downloads
Recognition and Classification of Mixtures
Immerse your chemistry class in solutions! They melt and compare the mixtures that make up margarine, separate black ink into its component colors, distill ocean saltwater, and practice chromatography with plant pigments. There are eight activities in all, along with 11 assessment questions.
9th - 12th Science 34 Views 75 Downloads
Chemistry 203: Separation of Mixtures
Do not pass this resource by! Everything you need to teach the property of density,and the separation of mixtures is here: an educational video, several classroom handouts, and a laboratory exercise. The video is engaging, though a little blurry in the full-screen view.
26 mins 6th - 12th Science 10 Views 13 Downloads
Classification of Matter
Although the images on the opening slide are not displayed, the slideshow itself is informative, orderly, and eye-catching. A graphic organizer sorts matter into its classifications: elements, compounds, and mixtures. Examples are given of each.
8th - 12th Science 80 Views 336 Downloads
Mix It Up
Students identify the properties of mixtures and solutions. For this chemistry lesson, students discuss various types of mixtures they have made and view a teacher demonstration on how mixtures and solutions are formed. They participate in a discussion on the differences between solutions and mixtures based on the observations of the teacher demonstration.
4th - 7th Science 59 Views 122 Downloads
Classification of Matter
This is a great worksheet with an infographic to assist your students in categorizing matter into mixtures and non-mixtures. Information is given about the metric system of measurement. Your young students match 13 terms with their definitions, identify homogeneous and heterogeneous mixtures and identify elements and compounds.
9th - 12th Science 77 Views 389 Downloads
Mixtures and Solutions
Mixtures and solutions are different; one can be separated fairly easily and the other cannot. This hands-on experiment was written specifically for learners with visual impairments or blindness. They will use lemonade and trail mix to represent solutions and mixtures and then attempt to take them apart or feel how each is different and why.
5th - 8th Special Education 75 Views 65 Downloads
#13 Chromatography is a Gas: An Inquiry-Based Introduction to Gas Chromatography
Advanced chemistry scholars read about gas chromatography as a means of separating mixtures into their components. Then they try the technique on fingernail polish remover. Detailed instructions are provided via a lab sheet for your class and teacher's notes.
11th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 8 Downloads
Sore Throats, Variation 2
What does math have to do with a sore throat? When you mix water and salt you have a great review of how to represent proportional relationships by an equation or graph. Here the proportions of the mixtures may be different, but the class will learn that the unit rate is the same.
6th - 8th Math 22 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders design an experiment in which they separate mixtures. In this mixtures lesson, 5th graders define mixtures, solutions, solutes, and solvents. They watch a video, complete worksheets, and perform an experiment to separate the parts of a mixture.
5th Science 55 Views 118 Downloads
How Can We Find Out What Is in Water?
Using paper chromatography, water watchers discover that several substances might be dissolved even though they aren't visible. In this case, you will prepare a mixture of three different food colorings for them to experiment with. A brief discussion follows.
3rd - 5th Science 13 Views 11 Downloads
I'm All Mixed Up
Middle school scientists compare and contrast heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures. They differentiate solutions, colloids, and suspensions by examining samples of each. Note that the bulk of the lesson plan directs you how to incorporate a physical science video which is not available.
6th - 8th Science 42 Views 116 Downloads