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120 resources with the concept freezing points

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Physical Science: Properties of Matter

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Looking for a way to engage elementary and middle school learners during a unit on properties of matter? Add these fun and informative videos from Crash Course Kids to your lesson plans. Each video in the playlist features entertaining...
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Ice Spikes Explained

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes ice freezes with spikes growing out of the top. A brief video provides a scientific explanation for this. Then, it discusses the two different possible futures if ice didn't behave this way.
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Changing State: Freezing

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
There are five types of frost: ground frost, air frost, hoar frost, glaze, and rime. Scholars mix ice and salt in a metal container to observe frost forming on the outside of the can. Animations and videos enhance the learning. 
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From Gas to Liquid to Solid

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
From gas to liquid condensation to solid frost, water undergoes phase changes before students' eyes! Using ice, salt, water, and a metal can, they set up an investigation that can be used in a physical science setting, or as part of a...
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Chemistry concepts come alive against the backdrop of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games! Here is a captivating clip to share with your chemistry kids. It teaches how the bonds in a water molecule contribute to the formation of a lattice...
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How a Slush Machine Works

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A slush-making machine is taken apart to show how it works. Antifreeze in the form of sugar crystals and constant movement prevent the entire mixture from freezing solid. We find that this simple summer treat is the result of a complex...
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Winter Advisory: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing Point of Water

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why do we salt roads when they have ice on them? Middle school physical scientists experiment to find out that salt lowers the freezing point of water. This classic lab experiment has a practical application and is also designed to meet...
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2007 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Sixty multiple choice questions cover the entire gamut of chemistry concepts. This is the local section of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad, where your chemistry candidates take a shot at entering the national competition. They...
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Freezing Point Depression

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create ice cream in a zipped bag and measure the temperature of a salt/ice mixture. They discover how salt lowers the temperature necessary to freeze ice to a solid (below 0'C).
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Phase Changes of Water

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A micro-unit on the phase changes of water includes three laboratory activities. Junior scientists compare the densities of ice and water, and then they do the same for cold and warm water. They examine freezing and boiling temperatures....
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2006 version of the Regents High School Exam is just as thorough as the rest of them! Assess chemistry learners on an entire year's curriculum when they take this thirteen page test. 
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Properties of Aqueous Solutions

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Advanced chemistry kids experiment with the freezing and boiling points of various aqueous solutions. They also prepare a presentation of the kinetics of solution formation and structure of the matter involved. This resource provides...
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Energy and States of Matter

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Characteristics of each state of matter are listed, the formulas for heating water are detailed, and values for boiling and heat of vaporization are presented. This simple slide show provides direct instruction as well as practice...
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Boiling Point Elevation and Freezing Point Supression

For Students 7th - 10th
Have you ever wondered why cities in cold climates put salt on the roads to help keep ice from forming? In this chemistry video, Sal explains why the introduction of salt molecules suppresses, or delays, the formation of ice crystals...
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Changes Caused by Heating and Cooling

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewIt's heating up—and cooling down—in here! A hands-on instructional activity allows learners to experiment with melting and freezing butter to observe changes as a substance transitions between liquid and solid form. They also view an...
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Molar Mass Determination from Freezing Point Depression

For Students 9th - 12th
Let the data tell the story. A lab activity has pupils collect temperature data on solutes as they melt and freeze. They use their data to create a cooling curve and then calculate the molar mass using the freezing point depression.
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Solutions: Colligative Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What chemical properties depend on the concentration of a solution? Learners examine colligative properties before taking a look at freezing point depression and boiling point elevation and how it applies to real-world scenarios. They...
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Narrative STEM Lessons

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Read on if engineering interests you. Instructors peruse a set of narrative STEM lessons for grades K-6. All activities are based on reading a children's book and then solving a problem using the engineering design process.
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Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Some fish not only survive but thrive in Antarctic waters. Learn their secret in a lesson in an informative video about the freezing point of the salty sea water as well as the antifreeze proteins in the species' circulatory system.
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How to Survive the Snow and Ice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can you tell the difference between artificial snow and the real thing? An informative video explains the structure of a snowflake crystal, both real and artificial. It finishes with a discussion of the chemistry related to salting icy...
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Ice Cream Special

For Teachers K - 8th
We all scream for ice cream! Individuals create home-made ice cream in the classroom. This is a delicious way to show a real-world application of the freezing point depression to your class.
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Can Boiling Make Something Freeze?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Use boiling as an avenue for freezing. Young scholars watch as liquid nitrogen removes heat from the ingredients for ice cream. As this happens, the nitrogen boils and the ice cream freezes—all in the same container. A little science magic!
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How Can Freezing Make Something Warmer?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Crazy fact—freezing liquid actually gives off heat! Young scholars investigate the transfer of energy when liquids freeze using a chemical heat pack. The heat pack gives off heat as its liquid core freezes.