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136 resources with the concept combustion

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Preparation and Combustion of Biodiesel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United States is the world's largest producer of biofuel. During an in-class investigation, young scientists produce their own biodiesel. They burn a sample of it to determine the heat of combustion. Then they discuss the results...
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Energy Foundations

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Only 10 percent of an incandescent bulb's energy is used to create light; the remaining 90 percent is heat. In the unit of activities, young chemists examine energy through hands-on activities, videos, discussions, and readings. Scholars...
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What Is Fire?

For Students 5th - 12th
Brief, but brilliant, this little animation investigates the properties of fire. From its color and recipe, to the shape of a flame, find out what you always wanted to know about fire. This makes an enlightening addition to your physical...
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Simple Calorimetry to Find the Enthalpy of Combustion of Alcohols

For Students 9th - 12th
Accomplished chemistry learners set up a calorimeter and measure the energy released by various alcohols: methanol, ethanol, and either propanol or butanol. Lab masters will first need to design their own tables for recording data....
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2002 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
As to be expected from the American Chemical Society Olympiad Examinations Task Force, this 60-question test tops the charts in terms of excellence. It consists entirely of multiple choice questions designed to assess a year's worth of...
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2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
The National Chemistry Olympiad exams are comprehensive tests covering an entire  year of chemistry concepts. You can use them as practice for competing in the challenge, or simply as a review, or as an actual final exam for your general...
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AP: Chapter 9: Respiration - Extra Credit 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't just use this as an extra credit assignment! The two scenarios on this handout give microbiology hopefuls an opportunity to practice critical-thinking skills. They apply their knowledge of cellular respiration and the products of...
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Laboratory: Observing a Candle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this observation worksheet, scientists observe a burning candle and answer eight post-lab questions. Topics include the phase changes occurring during the observations, the role each part of the candle plays in the chemical reaction,...
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2009 U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a copy of a past national challenge exam that you can use in your general chemistry course as a unit or semester review. Sixty multiple-choice questions query learners on properties of matter, stoichiometry, reactions, and...
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1999 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part II

For Students 9th - 12th
A variety of topics including reaction rates, combustion reactions, periodic trends, and ionization reactions are included in this exam. Test takers also practice calculating empirical and molecular formulas of compounds.
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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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Chemical Reactions Types

For Students 10th - 12th
Dealing with various types of chemical reactions, this is a note-taking and practice problem worksheet. It has a professional appearance and is well-organized, identifying they type of reaction being taught down the left-hand side of the...
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Combustion Reaction

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The details of a combustion reaction are described in this detailed video. Fantastic graphics and narration are included.
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2018 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than nine percent of all AP Environmental Science test takers scored a perfect five on the exam in 2018. Learn from the best answers as well as the common mistakes thanks to the College Board. Four questions from the test covering...
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Microbes and Manure = Biofuel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Waste not, want not! Science scholars explore manure as an alternative energy source through reading and experimentation. Groups construct their own biofuel digesters and observe the process of methane production. The teacher's guide...
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Fire in Freefall - Rare Physics Experiment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens when fire is less affected by gravity? Observe the behavior of fire in a fantastic freefall experiment! A video from the an engaging physics playlist explains the relationship between a flame's shape, buoyancy force, and...
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Testing for Gases

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
If most gases are invisible, how do we know so much about them? Pupils practice associating the name, formula, testing method, and outcome for four common gases using an interactive. Users build on the content of their first puzzles to...
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Energy—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What has more energy than a room full of pupils after a fire drill? This lesson plan! Explore the changes in energy during different chemical reactions, discover why some reactions feel cold and others feel hot, and tackle the concept of...
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Combustion, Synthesis, Decomposition: How Does a Fire Extinguisher Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pull the trigger on chemical reaction understanding! Curious chemists discover the three basic reaction types using a video from JFR Science. The resource presents each reaction with written and verbal tips and practice problems.
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Enthalpy of Combustion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learn the facts about types of wax! Partnered pupils determine the enthalpy of combustion for traditional paraffin candles, as well as soy-based candles. The activity focuses on calculations and compares the environmental impact of both...
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Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways to you know to start a fire? The video offers instructions for starting a fire without a match, lighter, or magnifying glass. As a resourceful option, it focuses on a method using a sandwich bag, water, and the sun to heat...
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Types of Chemical Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many different types of reactions can you name? After watching the video, your classes should be able to discuss five different types. The lesson explores the similarities and differences between combination, single replacement,...
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Catalytic Converters

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate the chemistry implemented in cars that keep our air safe. Scholars learn the role of the catalytic converter in changing dangerous gases to harmless byproducts. The video instructor discusses the specific chemical reactions...
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Combustion and Incomplete Combustion

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare the products of complete and incomplete combustion through a video investigation. Scholars compare the products of each process with a chemical analysis. They learn these products have significant environmental consequences.