Types of Chemical Reactions

10th - 12th

In this chemistry instructional activity, students investigate 15 different chemical reactions using the internet. They classify them according to their correct type.

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Types of Chemical Reactions

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Instruct your chemistry stars on the five different classes of chemical reactions with text, computer animation, and narrative. This video is short and to the point. Embed it into your PowerPoint or SmartBoard presentation when teaching the different types of reactions.

Types of chemical reactions

Students examine the different types of reactions and the products and reactants in them.  In this chemical reactions lesson students write and balance equations. 

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