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A informative page of chemical and physical properties about Sulfuric Acid. Then there are 10 questions about equations for its most common reactions, its origins, commercial use and dangers.
Students perform experiments to determine how different acids cause acid rain. They measure the pH of the water to calculate the water's acidity. They discover how acid rain dissolves rock materials.
In this chemistry worksheet, students determine the order of reactivity toward displacement in each of the series listed. Then they respond to several multiple choice questions as they relate to compounds and solutions. Students also identify various products from each of the sequence of reactions listed.
Eight paragraphs of background information about Carbon Monoxide and its interactions, provide learners with the information to answer the 5 short questions about its commercial preparation and chemical behavior.
Learners observe how esters are synthesized and recognize that esters have unpleasant odors. They record any noticeable changes in reaction of the organic and sulfuric acids. They discuss the syntesis of an ester and name one property of an ester.
Simulated acid rain, a dilute sulfuric acid solution, needs to be prepared for this demonstration. After a condensed lecture on acid rain, you will apply the solution to a sample of granite and a sample of limestone. Your young scientists will create a data table in which to record the pH of the acid rain both before and after passing through the stone samples. The lesson is not exciting, but it effectively shows how limestone can have a buffering effect for the plants and animals.
Young scholars explain why rain forests have great biodiversity, and list each layer of a rain forest and tell an organism that lives in each. They identify the cause of acid rain and its affect on a rain forest. Students hypothesize the effects of water and sulfuric acid on a leaf and identify the steps of the scientific method.
For this volcano worksheet, students read about the eruption of Mount Pinatubo and the effects of sulfur dioxide. Then students complete 4 short answer questions.
Demonstrate to your middle school science learners how chalk breaks down in a weak acid. Discuss what affects acidic rain might have on ecosystems. Lab groups then choose one of two questions: "How does acid precipitation affect an aquatic ecosystem?" or "How does acid precipitation affect terrestrial ecosystems?" They work together to design and perform an experiment to answer their question. This is a stellar instructional activity on acid rain, and it reinforces practice of lab skills and the scientific process.
In this chemical reactions activity, students solve 16 exercises by writing and balancing chemical reactions. They calculate the concentration of various solutions.
Acquaint your chemistry class with acids and bases by showing this bold and bright PowerPoint. Viewers learn about the characteristics of acids and bases and stop at intervals to answer several questions about what they are learning. Use this on the day that you introduce this topic, and follow it with laboratory exercises in which young chemists observe some of these characteristics up close.
High schoolers prepare artificial flavorings and fragrances. For this esters lesson, students combine an acid and an alcohol of choice to make an ester. Water is released and they produce an artificial flavoring or fragrance. They answer 4 questions about the ester they produced.
Three questions, requiring short answers, show that chemistry learners understand the concepts behind balancing chemical equations. Nine equations leave the coefficients to be filled in, and eleven reactions are described for learners to write as balanced equations. This is a comprehensive worksheet that provides the necessary repetitive practice in balancing chemical equations. This may be useful for a general chemistry course as well as the intended advanced placement course.
Students examine properties of materials and draw inferences on how and where they were formed. They determine the identity of unknown mineral samples based on properties of the minerals. They list the properties that are most useful in identifying minerals.
Fourth graders compare the emissions listed on the EPA isopleths over the past five-year period for ten key states. They use this information to rank each region according to the degree of acid rain problem in those parts of the United States.
Students observe a demonstration where a liquid changes colors when poured from one beaker to another. In this acids and bases lesson plan, students observe solutions changing color when poured from one beaker to the next based on the substances in the beaker and the acidity of the solutions. Students answer 3 questions about the color changes.
Chemistry learners read about sources, special properties, and human uses of hydrogen. Eight meaningful questions accompany the reading for pupils to answer as a review. There is also a link to a hydrogen fuel newsletter for additional information. This is an informative resource to use as an introduction to elements or as a homework assignment.
In this chemistry worksheet, students answer 50 multiple questions on acids and bases. They calculate the pH and pOH of acid and bases solutions.
Aside from a mention of a textbook page, this chemistry assignment is a suitable review of acids and bases. It begins by addressing conjugate pairs and acid base reactions. Neutralization and amphoteric properties are also dealt with. The worksheet concludes with two real-life word problems.