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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 2 - Changes of State

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The second module in the middle school chemistry unit looks at changes in the states of matter. Middle schoolers observe heat transfer, build molecular models of water from Styrofoam, conduct controlled experiments with condensation and...
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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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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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Temperature and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many scholars know weight is actually a measure of gravity, so what is temperature? The video explains that temperature is a measure of kinetic energy. It connects the concept of how water evaporates when heated with how water evaporates...
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Temperature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is temperature, and why are there three different temperature scales? Young scientists learn the true nature of temperature with an informative video. The narrator discusses all three temperature scales and the relationship between...
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Making and Breaking Bonds: The Effect of Temperature

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time to turn the heat up on your next bonding lesson! Young chemists explore temperature, kinetic energy, and bonding through an interesting interactive. The controls allow individuals to vary the temperature, as well as pause progress...
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WS 7.2 Kinetic Theory-Temperature and Volume

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this kinetic theory worksheet, students answer questions about kinetic energy, they calculate volumes of gases at STP, they answer questions about temperature and they convert from one unit of temperature to another.
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PS3A - Definitions of Energy

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Energy has many forms ... but very few sources! How do we present this to young scientists? Explore the Definitions of Energy, PS3A, in a video about the Next Generation Science Standards. The narrator keeps it simple by relating each...
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WS 7.6 Graham's Law

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Graham's Law activity, students answer questions about kinetic energy and they explain two demonstrations that were done in class to show Graham's Law of diffusion.
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Heat, Temperature, and Conduction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How does heat move from one item to another, even when the items are in different states of matter? Pupils experiment with adding washers to hot water and adding hot washers to room temperature water to observe the heat transfer. 
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Phase Change

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Energize your phase change lesson plans! Add a short but focused interactive into the mix and watch as pupils experience how states of matter react to changes in kinetic energy. The resource tracks the kinetic energy of a cold solid...
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WS 5.2 Kinetic Theory-Temperature and Volume

For Students 10th - 12th
In this kinetic theory worksheet, students are given fifteen questions about gases and their kinetic energy, how temperature effects kinetic energy, and the results of changing conditions of gases on the kinetic energy. They convert from...
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Don't Waste Your Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Don't lift another finger, this physical and environmental science unit has everything you need to begin teaching your class about energy. Starting with a look at the greenhouse effect, these lessons and activities take young scientists...
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Energy and Metabolism

For Students 9th - 12th
This four-page worksheet queries young biologists about the process of metabolism in the human body. They describe types of energy, laws of thermodynamics, and chemical reactions related to the processing of energy. Plenty of space is...
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Introduction to Kinetics

For Students 7th - 10th
The focus of this chemistry video is kinetics, which is a study of exactly what happens to compounds when they react together. Specifically, kinetics is a study of the rate of chemical reactions, and what forces affect that rate. Sal...
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Air Temperature and Kinetic Energy

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use a NASA website do activities which help them better explain how air temperature and kinetic energy are related to aircraft propulsion.
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The Science of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know the word energy comes from energeia, a Greek word? Introduce learners to the four types of potential energy, five types of kinetic energy, and energy transformation with a presentation about where we get our energy and how...
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Calibrating Thermometers

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Engage young scientists in the upper-elementary and middle school grades with this collection of simple experiments. Whether you're teaching about heat transfer, density, or potential energy this resource has a lab for you.
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Urban Heat Islands: An Introduction to Energy Transfer and Transformation

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Elementary school physical scientists explore kinetic mechanical energy by dropping a golf ball on different surfaces. They discuss how human made materials might react to light differently from nature made materials. This lesson plan...
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Temperature and Bounce

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take part in a fun experiment and hold an impromptu bouncing contest with your class. Young scientists heat and cool balls before bouncing them to determine whether temperature changes affect how they bounce. The set of STEM lesson plans...
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States and Forms of Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Energy is just energy, right? Explain various forms of energy to your young scientists by using an interactive experiment that contains common objects to demonstrate complex concepts. Pupils conduct experiments for radiant, thermal,...
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Gas Pressure, Volume, and Temperature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Physical science learners conduct a simple experiment using the heat of their hands to affect the fluid pressure. They place a balloon atop a freezing cold bottle and observe what occurs as it warms up. Both activities demonstrate how...
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Gas Molecules in Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get moving! Science scholars observe the effects of temperature on kinetic energy in an impactful interactive. Individuals control a sliding temperature switch and observe the motion of gas particles that results from the change.
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The Flow of Energy: Heat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you're hot, you're hot! But, how does something get hot? Young scientists discover the properties of heat energy in an insightful video. The narrator discusses the differences between kinetic and potential energy, how heat transfers...

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