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138 resources with the concept combustion

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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.
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Covalent Bonding of Carbon Dioxide

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does a polar molecule, H2O, compare with a nonpolar molecule, CO2? Young chemists learn the similarities and differences between their covalent bonds and properties. They practice applying prior knowledge in a new way to reinforce...
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Combustion and Burning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
On Earth, a candle flame points up, but on the International Space Station, it forms a sphere. Young scientists practice their skills by recording observations before, during, and after a candle burns. Chemical and physical changes...
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Oxygen Exchange in Oxidation Reduction Reactions (Redox)

For Students 9th - 12th
Ever wonder why iron turns to rust? A comprehensive video lesson explains the oxidation reaction that takes place when iron turns to rust. Building from the previous lesson in this 35-part series, the 21st lesson focusses on redox...
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Heat Engine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can heat power an engine? Scholars observe a heat engine working and control variables to determine the most efficient setup. They change the amount of heat input as well as the stroke length. Energy efficiency numbers prove the...
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The Properties of Oxygen Gas

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars generate and collect pure oxygen through a decomposition reaction of hydrogen peroxide in the fourth lesson of an 11-part series. Then, they complete six investigations into the properties of oxygen.   
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Lights, Camera, Reaction!

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Excite classes with a STEM project-based learning lesson covering chemical reactions. Groups study the different types through simulations and hands-on activities. They pick one type (synthesis, decomposition, single displacement, double...
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What is a Chemical Reaction?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
When a candle burns down, what happens to the mass that appears to be shrinking? Lesson begins with a demonstration of the chemical reaction of a candle burning. Then scholars use atom models to observe conservation of mass concretely. 
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Exploring Transportation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know horsepower is actually based on the power of a horse? 60 horse power is the equivalent of being pulled by a team of 60 horses! Viewers will learn other interesting facts like this from a presentation that begins with the...
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Linking Sources and Pollutants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members use an air quality monitor to measure the amount of gas-phase pollutants emitted by different sources. Groups choose three different sources and make predictions about what the monitors will detect. Teams then expose the...
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Reaction Types

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This is one way to get a reaction from your classes! The lesson presents the different reaction types with an explanation, chemical equation model, and examples. The slides include decomposition, single replacement, double replacement,...
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Combustion and Air Quality: Emissions Monitoring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your class determine the types of pollutants coming from vehicle exhaust. Groups use an air quality monitor to determine the emissions from different vehicles, to gain knowledge about combustion energy, and to predict how the...
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Hydrogen Combustion

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Burn through a 46-second video to learn about hydrogen combustion. Viewers first learn the definition of a hydrocarbon in the video, and then discover that the products of combustion are water and carbon dioxide.
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Organic Substances

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Host an exciting lab in which learners burn fruit rinds to better understand hydrocarbons. A reading passage and analysis questions wrap up the lesson. 
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Hydrogen-Oxygen Reaction Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers conduct an experiment using the reaction of hydrogen and oxygen. After pairs balance the chemical equation for making water, they mix different ratios of hydrogen and oxygen in a chemical reaction. Classmates...
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The Cycles of Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Encourage peer collaboration and assist with the creation of visual aids to identify carbon, water, and nitrogen cycles as your class learns more about nature. They discuss relative information, create a visual aid depicting the chosen...
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Writing & Balancing Combustion Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Heat things up in your high school chemistry class with a instructional video on combustion reactions. Starting off with a brief explanation of combustion and the different chemicals involved, this resource walks step by step through the...
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Fire - How Does it Relate to You?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Forest fires can be a necessary step in keeping a forest healthy, but what happens when they get out of control? Learners investigate the causes and effects of forest fires in two specific areas, culminating in a report about the ways...
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Exploring Heat & Energy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
How does fire keep itself going? Explore the ways that heat uses fuel and energy with a lesson about the fire triangle and combustion. Several activities demonstrate how heat moves from warmer objects to cooler objects, as well as the...