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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 6 - Chemical Change

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Catalysts, reactants, or products? The final unit in the middle school chemistry module examines chemical changes. Tweens perform experiments to determine what factors impact the rate of chemical reactions, study energy changes, both...
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Chemistry with a Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Green chemistry and sustainability are the focus of a unit module that asks young scientists to use the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry to assess how green a product’s chemicals, reactions, or processes are. Class members engage in...
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American Chemical Society: Middle School Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the basic principles of chemistry with a curriculum set packed with activities and experiments that let learners explore the attractions and motion of atoms and molecules, the state changes of water,...
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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Chemistry Simulations from PhET

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Bring your science classroom into the 21st century with this collection of digital simulations. From an introduction to the states of matter to balancing chemical equations and investigating radioactive decay, these engaging interactives...
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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Whether you're giving a broad introduction to the periodic table or honing in on particular element groups, this collection will have what you need. I've put the general resources at the front, and resources that focus on particular...
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Inquiry in Action: 5th Grade Science Lessons

For Teachers 5th Standards
Looking for remote learning science lessons aligned to NGSS? Check out the resources in this inquiry-in-action packet. Designed for fifth graders, the 16 lessons are divided into four chapters: Matter is Mad of Tiny Particles, Substances...
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Challenger Center: Christa's Lost Lessons

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Astronaut Christa McAuliffe had several lessons planned for her Challenger STS 51L Teacher in Space mission. With the help of Astronauts Ricky Arnold and Joe Acaba, the demonstrations were filmed aboard the International Space Station...
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Physical Science: Properties of Matter

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Looking for a way to engage elementary and middle school learners during a unit on properties of matter? Add these fun and informative videos from Crash Course Kids to your lesson plans. Each video in the playlist features entertaining...
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How to Speed Up Chemical Reactions (and Get a Date)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are chemical reactions like dating? A collision must first occur! In this hilarious approach to speeding up chemical reactions, viewers find out that five changes can increase the rate of reaction: smaller space, increased number of...
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Chemical Reactions Types

For Students 10th - 12th
Dealing with various types of chemical reactions, this is a note-taking and practice problem learning exercise. It has a professional appearance and is well-organized, identifying they type of reaction being taught down the left-hand...
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Heat Energy Released or Absorbed in Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chemistry whizzes test the change in water temperature produced by a burning candle and the change in acid temperature produced by magnesium metal. With these two laboratory activities they explore heat produced during chemical...
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Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Learn about how chemical reactions require energy to activate and how to draw energy diagrams for chemical reactions. After watching the video, learners discuss why mixing hydrogen and oxygen gas in a balloon won't result in water.
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Chemistry Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
See a science experiment in action. These 9th graders explain what happens when a catalyst is introduced into a compound. They demonstrate their explanation by mixing baking soda, calcium chloride and phenol red. The chemical reaction...
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Predicting Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prove the Law of Conservation of Mass through a lab investigation. A well-designed lesson asks groups to combine materials and monitor indicators for chemical reactions. Measuring the mass of the reactants and products allows individuals...
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Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Investigate the Law of Conservation of Mass through a lab exploration. Individuals combine materials to initiate chemical reactions. They monitor for signs of reactions and measure the masses before and after the reactions for comparison.
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Introduction to Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Two pages of neat notes introduce chemistry novices to chemical reactions. Opening with a simple description of what constitutes a chemical reaction and progressing to the practice of balancing reaction equations, this worksheet is...
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What Triggers a Chemical Reaction?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Chemical reactions are happening all around us every second of every day, but what exactly causes these changes to occur? Using easy-to-understand analogies, this video explains how the concepts of enthalpy and entropy determine the ways...
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What Is a Chemical Reaction?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take your class inside a beaker for an up-close view of a chemical reaction! Junior chemists examine how chemical reactions occur using an interactive resource. The activity allows users to change the temperature and observe how it...
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Types of Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This PowerPoint presentation is sure to support your lesson on chemical reactions. Colorful diagrams and pictures, solubility tables and rules, clever animations and diagrams make teaching these concepts a cinch! Your chemistry...
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Chemistry Lesson: Types of Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A descriptive video segment details five types of chemical reactions, including synthesis, decomposition, single displacement, double displacement, and combustion. It is engaging for even the most discerning young chemists.  
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Describing Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach the basics of writing chemical equations with a video introduction. The video lesson discusses the components of the chemical reaction and how chemical equations represent each. The discussion includes mention of catalysts and...
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Change in Temperature - Exothermic Reaction

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Alone, or as part of the intended unit on chemical reactions, this activity allows learners to experience an exothermic reaction. Here, learners add calcium chloride to a baking soda solution and watch the temperature rise! They will...