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Into the Atom

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A series of four videos explores the atom. Viewers learn about how Madam Curie discovered the elements Plutonium and Radium, the history of the science that led to the discovery of the parts of the atom, and the process scientists used...
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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Chemistry Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A collection of 26 videos provides young chemists with help with concepts and topics that many find confusing. The narrator offers  clear explanations, practical advice, and uses multiple examples to ensure understanding. Great for ...
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Mixtures and Solutions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engineers must consider the properties of matter when designing new things like synthetic materials, medicines, cleaning solutions, devices, and structures. To prepare for this new world, brave young engineers examine the fundamentals of...
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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 4 - The Periodic Table and Bonding

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Periodic Table and Bonding are the topics of the fourth chapter in the middle school chemistry unit. Class members demonstrate their understanding of how atoms form covalent bonds by drawing the bonds between given molecules. Also,...
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Mysteries of the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Matter matters. A series of five videos explores the mysteries of the Periodic Table. Viewers learn about the properties of atoms and subatomic particles and how they relate to the arrangement of the Periodic Table. Another video...
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The Number of Neutrons

For Students 9th - 12th
Although the focus of this activity is the neutron, you cannot talke about them without also dealing with protons and electrons! Chemistry kids fill in a table of 14 elements, identifying the mass, atomic number, isotopic symbol, and...
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Neutron Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
This is one heavy video! Introduce the topic of neutron stars with a brief but informative resource. Young astronomers discover the history of neutron star research, the conditions present in and around a neutron star, and the...
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Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Using the periodic table of elements, young chemists fill in a chart of isotopes to show the atomic number, mass, charge, number of protons, number of neutrons, and number of electrons. The chart is followed by 11 questions that...
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Protons, Neutrons and Electrons Homework

For Students 5th - 12th
Perfect for reviewing atomic components, this activity simply consists of a large, easy-to-read chart of 11 elements. Chemistry learners fill in the missing element symbol, number of protons, neutrons, and electrons, the atomic mass and...
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What Are Neutron Stars?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens at the end of the life cycle of a star? A lesson in the Socratica Astronomy playlist shows three ways a star dies: white dwarf, black hole, and neutron star. Each ending depends on the mass of the original star.
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Atoms As Big As Mountains—Neutron Stars Explained

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is the densest object in the universe? Neutron stars claim many unique properties—including the title of densest object—that are extreme, even for our universe. The video explains how neutron stars form and why it is important for...
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Atomic Musical Chairs

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An engaging activity enlightens young chemists in this lesson on atomic structure. They play musical chairs through a series of concentric circles that represent electon orbitals. A laundry basket in the middle holds the protons and...
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The Atoms Family ~ Atomic Math Challenge

For Students 5th - 8th
Bold boxes present parts of the periodic table, with some of the contents conveniently missing. Beginning chemists fill in the blanks, which may include the atomic number, atomic mass, atomic symbol, or element name. Beneath each box...
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Neutron Stars - Death Star

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Add a little drama to the classroom with this clip on Neutron stars. Gamma ray bursts are examined in relation to their effect on the earth. This is a hypothetical, informative, and very dramatic clip. Show for fun, to help learners...
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The Life Cycle of a Neutron Star

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
From supernova to neutron star ... what's next? A video presentation describes a neutron star and its life in the universe. Learners then answer questions online to asses their understanding.
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Nuclear Arithmetic

For Students 9th - 12th
In "Nuclear Arthmetic," first-time physical scientists examine atomic structure and the periodic table of elements. The are given the formula, "N = A-Z," in which N is the number of neutrons, A is the atomic mass, and Z is the atomic...
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The Atom Board - Making Atoms

For Students 5th - 12th
In this atom worksheet, chemists learn how to determine the number of protons, neutrons and electrons in an atom using the atomic mass and atomic number. They complete a chart of the subatomic particles and use marbles to represent...
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Atoms and Elements: An Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are able to discuss the difference between a proton, a neutron and an electron. They also can explain the difference between an ionic and a covalent bond. Students know the main structure of atoms and molecules. Student...
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Chemistry Practice Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Newbies to chemistry will be enriched when completing this worksheet. It gets them to explain the subatomic particles and their charges, ions, and valence electrons. On the second page they complete a chart of the numbers of protons,...
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Learning About Atoms: Introduction to Protons, Neutrons and Electrons

For Teachers 5th
The highlight of this atom lesson is the link to a midi of "The Addams Family" song. The instructions include it in the anticipatory set, but no lyrics are provided. Perhaps a way to use this would be to have groups work together to...
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Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Atomic bombs harness the power in the nucleus of an atom, creating devastating power and damage. Classes review parts of an atom by charging a piece of plastic and holding it near their fingers, discussing what is happening and why....
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Study Jams! Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, Electrons

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What's smaller than a kiwi seed? Atoms! Basic atomic structure is detailed for beginning chemists in a light-hearted animation. Protons and neutrons are explained as part of the nucleus, and so are electrons that encircle the nucleus....
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Parts of the Atom

For Students 7th - 11th
Up and atom! After labeling the parts of an atom, young chemists answer 16 diagram-based questions that deal with protons, neutrons, electrons, and atomic number.

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