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How Do Crystals Work?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do amazonite, heliotrope, carnelian, and diamonds have in common? There are all crystals and members of one of the six crystal families. Viewers of a fascinating short video learn about the molecular structure of crystals that cause...
Convalent Networks, Metallic, and Ionic CrystalsLesson Planet
9 mins 7th - 10th
If you've ever wondered why crystals are so strong and hard, Sal does a fine job of explaining, in chemistry terms, why this is so. Crystals are great examples of covalent networks; which are the strongest and hardest substances in the...
How to Squeeze Electricity Out of CrystalsLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It is possible to generate electricity by squeezing a single sugar crystal. A short video explains how this is possible and the way this knowledge has changed our society. From sonar devices to renewable energy, generations rely on this...
Salt, Diamonds and DNA: 5 Surprising Facts About CrystalsLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What is your favorite crystal? Scholars learn about the variety of different crystal in an episode of a video series on chemical reactions. The video presents intriguing facts about these crystals that make each unique—a fun approach to...
Making a Liquid Crystal ThermometerLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Introduce your classes to a fourth state of matter! Liquid crystals have a colorful sheen that changes based on different physical factors. Learners use this information to create a liquid crystal thermometer where the color of the...
This Crystal Can Split Light ParticlesLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can photons be split? It appears that way! Observe as one photon becomes two during a video from an informative physics playlist. The resource examines the nature of photons, how the crystals can help increase or decrease the number of...