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46 resources with the concept monomers

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Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
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Biological Molecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Focus on macro-molecules including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates. A video explains which are monomers, which form polymers, and the process of changing from one to the other. It also covers the characteristics of...
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Nucleic Acids ~ Information Storage and Energy Transfer

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
This is a polished presentation of the nucleic acids. It is unique in that it examines both the genetic material and the energy molecules. Usually these are addressed separately even though they are both nucleic acids. This approach is...
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Synthetic Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So many of the man-made products in the world are made of polymers. An inquiry-based lesson has learners explore the properties of polymers in a laboratory environment. They collect data on physical properties such as melting point,...
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Electrochromic Polymer—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
From windows that tint themselves to OLED technology, electrochromic polymers are redefining our ideas about conducting materials! Introduce your chemistry class to the emerging trend with an exciting lab activity. Budding materials...
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Suit Up—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You are what you wear! Learn the complex design strategies that result in the competition clothing seen in the Olympics. Scientists consider the requirement of each sport, which typically results in resisting air drag. 
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Polymers—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Polymers are an important part of our day-to-day lives, but how much do your pupils know about them? Learn the basics and beyond in a series of activities designed to build skills in observation, planning, organic chemistry, and bonding.
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The Making of Macromolecules

For Students 7th - 12th
Compare and contrast macromolecules made from the same elements. Young scholars learn how the structure of a molecule has as much influence on a compound as the elements in the molecule. They experiment with molecular model kits to...
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Polymerization

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore condensation polymerization and additive polymerization through hands-on activities. Young scholars first model additive polymerization with paperclips. They finish the activity by using condensation polymerization to create a...
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Molecules to the Max!—Educators Resource Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From molecules to nanotubes, an engaging unit explores the world of tiny science. Fifteen hands-on experiments and lessons engage young scientists as they learn chemistry. Discussions, worksheets, and data analysis reinforce the concepts...
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Polymers and Monomers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You don't want to break these chains! Show young chemists and biologists the basics of polymerization with a simple interactive. The resource gives learners three types of polymers to experiment with, as well as a brief tutorial about...
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Digestive System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The stomach can hold 1.5 liters of food, which remains there for two to three hours in order for digestion to complete. The 33rd video in a series of 47 covers the process of digestion. Classes learn why digestion occurs, about the...
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Chemical Equations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn how to identify the substances in a chemical reaction, how to balance it, and the different types of chemical reactions by watching a presentation that also includes a review of monomers and polymers. The presentation ends...
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Polymers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A pirate's favorite amino acid is Arrrrginine! Presentation begins with the difference between a monomer and a polymer. Then it applies that to carbohydrates and proteins and ends with DNA and plastics. Presentation is the last in a...
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Abiogenesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars explore how life on Earth formed more than 3.8 billion years ago through natural processes, from monomers to more complex organisms such as cells and then life. Viewers see the Miller-Urey experiment and how it supports this...
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Polymers

For Students 9th - 12th
High school chemists concentrate on the formation of polymers through condensation reactions. A video also explains the process of breaking them down through hydrolysis.
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DNA Structure and Function

For Students 7th - 12th
Chromosomes come in pairs and in pears. The video covers DNA structure and function including the parts of the nucleotide and the four bases. It provides examples of cloning, gene regulation, and mutation. 
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Biomolecules

For Students 7th - 12th
Do you think complex carbohydrates debate the meaning of life? A scientific video covers biomolecules and monomers including all four types: carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. It also offers a pneumonic device to help...
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Biochemical Molecules

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce young biologists to the biochemical molecules that make life possible with a comprehensive slide show presentation. After first explaining the processes that join and separate monomers and polymers, this resource goes on to...
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Baby Diaper Secret

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have investigators tear apart a fresh disposable diaper to examine the highly absorbent sodium polyacrylate ingredient. This is an absorbing activity for young chemists when studying the properties of polymers. They experience firsthand...
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Baby Diaper Secret

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have investigators tear apart a fresh disposable diaper to examine the highly absorbent sodium polyacrylate ingredient. This is an absorbing activity for young chemists when studying the properties of polymers. They experience firsthand...
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Getting Silly with Putty

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce polymers to your 4th - 8th graders for the first time. Chemists mix glue with a Borax solution to create a cross-linked polymer and compare its properties to the properties of the original materials. This is a classic activity...
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Polymers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Present polymers to your chemistry class with this practical PowerPoint. Begin with a definition and the properties of polymer materials. Branch out into diagrams of polymer structure. Consider the two general types: addition polymers...
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Addition Polymerization: Preparation of Polystyrene Using Two Types of Initiators

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Advanced chemistry classes compare the polymerization of styrene using two different initators: benzoyl peroxide and aluminum chloride. Once they synthesize polystyrene, they compare the two producet for melting point and density. There...