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Freezing Point Depression: Why Don’t Oceans Freeze?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can you go ice fishing in the ocean? Learners examine the freezing point of different saltwater solutions. Each solution has a different concentration of salt. By comparing the freezing points graphically, they make conclusions about...
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Freezing Point Depression

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create ice cream in a zipped bag and measure the temperature of a salt/ice mixture. They discover how salt lowers the temperature necessary to freeze ice to a solid (below 0'C).
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Winter Advisory: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing Point of Water

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why do we salt roads when they have ice on them? Middle school physical scientists experiment to find out that salt lowers the freezing point of water. This classic lab experiment has a practical application and is also designed to meet...
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Molar Mass Determination from Freezing Point Depression

For Students 9th - 12th
Let the data tell the story. A lab activity has pupils collect temperature data on solutes as they melt and freeze. They use their data to create a cooling curve and then calculate the molar mass using the freezing point depression.
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Boiling Point Elevation and Freezing Point Supression

For Students 7th - 10th
Have you ever wondered why cities in cold climates put salt on the roads to help keep ice from forming? In this chemistry video, Sal explains why the introduction of salt molecules suppresses, or delays, the formation of ice crystals...
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Gasoline Additive

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chemists consider a situation in which an ethanol producer needs to determine how much to add to t-butanol to prevent freezing during transport. They work in the laboratory to obtain the freezing point depression constant for the...
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WS 8.8 Molality and Colligative Properties

For Students 10th - 12th
In this molality and colligative properties worksheet, students determine the molality of solutions and they calculate freezing point depressions and boiling point elevations of solutions.
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AP Chemistry Topic 12: Solutions, Part B, Examples

For Students 10th - 12th
This handout details different concepts and calculations with three example problems. This well-thought-out worksheet even includes a chart of boiling point elevation and freezing point depression constants. Use this resource as a...
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Ice Cream: a Taste of Science!!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers define the term solution. They explain conservation of energy and energy transfer as it relate to how the milk solution became ice cream. Students are able to explain freezing point depression.
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AP Chemistry Topic 12: Solutions, Part B

For Students 10th - 12th
Explore colligative properties with this chemistry assignment. Six different solutions are described and chemistry pupils must make determinations about their contents. This worksheet provides appropriate practice when working with...
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Colligative Properties - Freezing Point Depression

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this freezing point worksheet, students determine the freezing point of solutions at different concentrations. This worksheet has 9 problems to solve.
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Freezing and Melting of Water

For Students 9th - 12th
Examine the behavior of energy as water freezes and melts. An engaging activity provides a hands-on experience to learners. Collaborative groups collect data and analyze the graphs of the temperature of water as it freezes and then...
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Chillin' Out with Freezing Point Depression

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine the freezing point depression of salt water by making ice cream. Lab activity begins with students layering a bowl with ice and salt around an empty cup before adding a mystery solution to the cup. They take the...
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Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Amateur chemists define and describe properties of solutions, compare solubilities, explain how solutes affect freezing and boiling points, describe acid and base properties, and more! This educational PowerPoint provides information and...
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Understanding Colligative Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this colligative properties instructional activity, students are given two sample problems showing how to find the freezing point depression and the boiling point elevation of solutions. Students solve two multi-part problems finding...
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Understanding Colligative Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this colligative properties worksheet, students read about freezing point depression and boiling point elevation. They answer three questions about these colligative properties and the effects of salt on icy roads and sea water.
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HOW DO WE GET ICE CREAM FROM LIQUID CREAM?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students are able to record predictions of temperatures of water, ice, ice water, and salt-ice water. They are able to collect and analyze data, drawing conclusions based on the evidence. Students are able to explain, in their own...
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We All Scream for Ice Cream

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars investigate the freezing point depression of water while making ice cream. In this colligative properties lesson plan, students make ice cream using ice, salt and water to freeze milk and sugar. They measure the...
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Solutions: Colligative Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What chemical properties depend on the concentration of a solution? Learners examine colligative properties before taking a look at freezing point depression and boiling point elevation and how it applies to real-world scenarios. They...
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Molar Mass Determination by Freezing Point Depression

For Students 8th
This is an interesting selection of information about the freezing temperature of nitrobenzene and a comparable related mixture. Data is provided for your class to use to simulate the experiment and to plot a graph.  Questions are then...
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2007 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Sixty multiple choice questions cover the entire gamut of chemistry concepts. This is the local section of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad, where your chemistry candidates take a shot at entering the national competition. They...
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Ice Cream Special

For Teachers K - 8th
We all scream for ice cream! Individuals create home-made ice cream in the classroom. This is a delicious way to show a real-world application of the freezing point depression to your class.
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How Does Salt Melt Ice?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Much like the ice on roadways, common sodium chloride has been melting away snow days for many a year! Explore the colligative property freezing point depression through an interesting video from the American Chemical Society Reactions...
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Calculating the Molal Freezing Point Constant of Water

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners complete a virtual chemistry lab to determine the freezing point constant for water. In this molality chemistry lab, students use Virtual ChemLab to complete a virtual experiment. They gather data and use it to calculate the...

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