Thermodynamics Teacher Resources

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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Review, Part IV

For Students 10th - 12th
This is a review of how advanced chemistry learners handle thermodynamics equations and calculations. Charts and graphs are included for them to read in addition to solving related problems. You will find this resource useful as a review...
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Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
More than a week's worth of investigation is provided in this source. Physical science stars experiment to describe specific heat, conduction, convection, and radiation. They also discover the relationship between mechanical and thermal...
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Thermodynamics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Concise, but comprehensive, this slide show introduces young physicists to the laws of thermodynamics. First, the foundations are laid. Examples are then given to help thoroughly explain thermodynamics concepts. Pertinent equations and...
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Norbert Rillieux, Thermodynamics and Chemical Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The man who invented the earliest examples of chemical engineering was an American-born, French-educated, free man of color before the Civil War, and went on to translate Egyptian hieroglyphics. There is something of interest for almost...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part A, Examples, Part II

For Students 10th - 12th
A brief chemistry activity provides two different example problems. When learners complete the activity, they practice calculating the specific heat of a metal and the enthalpy for a reaction. Teach your advanced chemists how to work...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Review, Examples

For Students 10th - 12th
Review thermodynamics with your advanced chemistry class. When you assign this activity, learners apply their knowledge to a reaction between cyclopropane and oxygen gas. This is a well-organized and comprehensive exercise.
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Review, Part I

For Students 10th - 12th
When first learning thermodynamics theory, your advanced chemistry learners could use these practice problems. They calculate enthalpy and entropy changes for different reactions and describe signs of change in different situations. This...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part A

For Students 10th - 12th
This is the first of several worksheets of this type on thermodynamics. Learners solve for specific heat, determine if reactions are endothermic or exothermic, write balanced equations, and determine enthalpy for different reactions....
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part D

For Students 10th - 12th
Illustrating different thermodynamic reactions, this resource prompts young chemists to describe the changes in enthalpy, entropy, free energy, or temperature. The compact worksheet gives learners a chance to demonstrate their concept...
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Thermodynamics—Teacher Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
I'm so cool! No, you're exothermic. This thermodynamics lab unit includes an introduction, teacher demonstrations, six labs that students rotate through each class day, homework assignments, application of knowledge, and assessments....
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Review, Part II

For Students 10th - 12th
This comprehensive worksheet has chemistry apprentices perform calculations for several thermodynamic reactions. They will work with moles, limiting reactants, free energy, entropy, and enthalpy. Practice makes perfect, and that is what...
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Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
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Learning Thermodynamics Is a Snap!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It appears as if you are to demonstrate laws of thermodynamics to your physicists using a fire syringe, liquid nitrogen, rubber bands, and springs. Unfortunately, the classroom procedure is too vague to really provide direction. If you...
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Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists discovered the first law of thermodynamics 25 years after the second law of thermodynamics. The seemingly obvious discoveries sometimes confuse scientists while more complex challenges encourage extra study—and take more time...
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Chemical Thermodynamics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
All chemical reactions require energy. To explore thermodynamics, classes read and discuss its laws, exothermic and endothermic reactions, enthalpy in many forms, calculate enthalpy problems, and use Hess' Law to calculate enthalpy of a...
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Thermodynamics: Crash Course Physics #23

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Teach the basics of thermodynamics with an energizing video. A thorough lesson explains the First and Second Law of Thermodynamics. Scholars learn how these laws apply to isovolumetric, isobaric, isothermal, and adiabatic processes and...
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Thermodynamics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Entropy, it isn't what it used to be. Presentation includes kinetic-molecular theory, heat and internal energy, thermal equilibrium, temperature scales, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, latent heat of fusion, specific heat, calorimetry,...
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The First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics: Crash Course Engineering #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can you have a zeroth law? The ninth installment of the Crash Course Engineering series focuses on the First and Zeroth Laws of Thermodynamics, including how the zeroth law came into place. Viewers also learn about stationary,...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part D, Examples

For Students 10th - 12th
A continuation of a lessons on thermodynamics, this handout serves as an explanation of Gibbs Free Energy. It elaborates on the various reaction conditions and the resulting energy. Use the first page when you are teaching these...
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Thermodynamic Entropy Definition Clarification

For Students 7th - 10th
In the previous video, Sal introduced students to entropy and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. An example he used had a couple of points that were factual, but not clear to many students. In this video, he goes over those points again in...
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Thermodynamics Worksheet

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this thermodynamics worksheet, students answer eight questions about reactions that involve change in entropy, they identify reactions as spontaneous or non-spontaneous and they solve problems using the laws of thermodynamics.
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Heat and Thermodynamics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is actually a 10-day mini unit on thermal energy for your high school chemists. Every avenue is taken to get learners absorbed in heat: a pretest, a PowerPoint presentation, Internet exploration, demonstrations, lab activities, and...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part C

For Students 10th - 12th
The chart that is required to answer the first question is printed on another worksheet by the same author. You could have learners find an average bond energies table in their textbooks or online if you want to use this otherwise...