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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Periodic Videos

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
From hydrogen to ununoctium, this collection of videos has everything you need to begin teaching about the periodic table. Offering descriptions of each element and interesting experiments demonstrating their properties, this resource is...
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Gold, Silver, & Bronze

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teacher focuses on the chemistry of the metals in Olympic medals. This video is a different approach to teaching about metals, covering a variety of concepts: elements, alloys, properties of metals, atomic structure, and the periodic...
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Gold Standard

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If all the mined gold in the world was melted across a football field, it would rise 5.4 feet. That's just one interesting fact pupils learn when using the debate topics website to determine if the United States should return to a gold...
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Missing Nouns

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Scholars use nouns from a word bank to complete sentences in a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that tells a tale about the California Gold Rush. 
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How Do We Know the Half Life of Uranium and Can You Collect Gold Once It's Dissolved in Acid?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Participate in a little chemistry Q and A! Part of a larger series on reactions, an informative lesson takes questions from viewers and crafts responses. The video explains how we arrive at an accurate half-life of a radioactive...
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Mercantilists and the Midas Touch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What is the connection between greed and mercantilism? Historians consider this question by analyzing a fairy-tale like story about King Midas from the nineteenth century. The background information and excerpt help pupils understand the...
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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Gold and Casio Watch

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A piece of gold walks into a classroom and the teacher says, "Au, get out." Observe the process of gold plating a cheap watch to better understand the properties of gold. Throughout the experiment, the professor shares the history, uses,...
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Introduction to Alchemy

For Students 9th - 12th
Can chemistry make you rich? An experimental lesson explores alchemy by attempting to make gold out of ordinary metals. Young scholars conduct multiple experiments to determine the likelihood of producing gold.
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The California Gold Rush Cartoon 1849 (The Wild West)

For Students 4th - 8th
There's gold in them thar hills! A short cartoon introduces middle schoolers to the California Gold Rush of 1849. The video encourages viewers to dig deeper and mine for a lode of information about gold mining, the 49ers, and the...
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Uses of Metals - Gold, Copper, Aluminium, Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We associate many metals with having specific properties; what are some of them? The video uses four specific metals as examples. It lists their properties and why they are used in specific ways. From conductivity to reactivity, these...
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Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a lesson that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...
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Gold: The Big Bling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Heart of gold, gold mine, good as gold, gold digger. Why is gold so fascinating and such a focus of popular expression? Is it due to rarity, its shine, or some other factor? Here's a video that focuses on how gold is made and provides...
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Leprechaun Message

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Spark wonder and add whimsy to your St. Patrick's Day celebration with a lesson that creates a festive atmosphere and challenges scholars to examine a message sent from a visiting leprechaun. 
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St. Patrick's Day Creative Writing Prompt #3

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
On March 17th, celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a cheery writing prompt that challenges scholars to finish a prompt detailing what they saw when they woke up on the morning of St. Patrick's Day.     
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Thirsty for Gold

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the last portion of the six-part unit, teams perform an experiment with gold nanoparticles to determine which sport drink has the most electrolytes. The nanoparticles are used as chemical sensors and fluoresce in different wavelengths...
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An Experiment in Alchemy: Copper to Silver to Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How exciting would it be for your chemistry class to produce their own "gold"? This experiment allows pupils to witness the chemical reaction of copper pennies as they react with zinc and sodium hydroxide to produce "gold" tokens. It is...
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A Dollar Goes A Long Way

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Investigate life along the Old Spanish Trail! They visit websites and identify the history and environment. They create journals, dramatic enactments, and maps to discover the role individuals played in society. They also explore the...
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St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This St. Patrick's Day, young writers imagine they found a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. After a class discussion and brainstorming, scholars compose a narrative essay making sure they incorporate transitions and at least three...
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Pawn Stars: Africa

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What element was worth more during the growth of empires in West Africa: gold or halite? After examining various pieces of evidence of primary and secondary source documents placed around the room, your class members will each make a...
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Weaves of Gold

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the history of weaving. In groups, they collect a pile of leaves and sticks from their school property. Using construction paper, they weave gold pieces of paper through the sticks and different...
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Elements of the Periodic Table

For Students 5th - 12th
In this periodic table worksheet, students use a list of 42 elements from the periodic table to complete a word search puzzle.
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A Golden Opportunity for Science

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a varity of activities surrounding "gold." They explore the science, myths, and legends about gold and conduct a debate over the environmental problems created by gold mining in a small small mining town.
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The New West: The Gold Rush

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take your class back to the New West and the times of the Gold Rush, with a great slide show. They'll find wonderful images and lots of easy-to-read informational text describing everything from boom towns to The Battle of Little Big...