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64 resources with the concept pigments

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Adventures in Chemistry: Experiments

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Twenty-one Inquiry-based lessons provide young scientists with an opportunity to experiment with a variety of chemical reactions. Classroom investigators make observations, develop basic lab skills, and follow step-by-step instructions...
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TeachEngineering: Engineering Nature - DNA Visualization and Manipulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two lessons teach young biomedical engineers and biologists how it is possible to visualize complex biomolecule structures. In the first lesson, scholars research specific imaging technologies, and in the second, they learn about...
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Color Filters

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Filters provide amusing changes to images in applications other than just Instagram! High school pupils apply their knowledge of colored filters to three different interactive sets of puzzles. They identify light colors that pass through...
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Color Pigments

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Objects contain pigments that selectively absorb a wavelength of light, and our eyes only observe a very small range of these wavelengths. Scholars apply these two facts to three different activities. They identify the pigment in an...
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Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History #205

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Genetic variation makes for stronger species, but for a mammalian species, humans are disturbingly closely related. Help your class explore human ancestry and genealogy using the 15th video in a 16-part series. It describes how we became...
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Study Jams! Light

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Let there be light in your classroom with a video that explains that light travels in waves, the electromagnetic spectrum contains seven colors, and the color of an object depends on which light waves it reflects and absorbs. With...
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Chromatography - Color Clues

For Students K - 5th Standards
Here's an activity that will change how one sees color. Pupils try out an experiment on chromatography where they place a drop of food coloring on a coffee filter, add several drops of water, and watch the colors spread and separate....
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Leaf Chromatography

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Pigmentation of leaves is important in plant processes. Scholars use chromatography to create a better picture of the pigmentation in an assortment of leaves. They share their results to make comparisons between different plant species.
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Colors to Dye for!

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Nature provides a rainbow of colors at one's fingertips. A hands-on activity uses natural plant materials to create all-natural dyes. Plants range from fruits and vegetables to flowers and greens. After extracting the pigments, eager...
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Chameleons Are Masters of Nanotechnology

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The oddball reptiles, chameleons, can teach animal lovers a little something about nanotechnology. Viewers peel away the layers of the chameleon skin to discover the different types of chromatophores using an episode of a larger series...
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Photosynthesis: Energy and Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All life requires energy ... and the connection between energy and plant life typically requires photosynthesis. Scholars explore photosynthesis in depth from ATP/ADP through the Calvin cycle. A helpful presentation highlights concepts...
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Paintbrush Gene

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Drosophila includes more than 1,500 species and often find themselves studied by geneticists. A scientist presents a lecture on one example of these studies on the paintbrush gene. The gene determines the amount and color of pigment on...
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Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why so blue? As it turns out, very few things in nature only reflect blue light! A short video from a comprehensive science playlist highlights the beautiful blues of butterflies, birds, and human eyes. The narrator shows how adaptations...
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How We Get Our Skin Color

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is our skin color determined only by genetics? Explore skin science through a video and related interactive. Young biologists discover the cells of the epidermis, how melanin is made, and the factors that influence the outward appearance...
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Lead Compounds: Precipitation Reactions and Pigments—Microscale Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Colorful lead compounds never fail to impress! Solubility scholars examine a series of double replacement reactions involving lead nitrate and record their observations. The second part of the experiment illustrates the differences...
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Why Do Leaves Change Color?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover the scientific explanation of fall leaves! The lesson narrator describes the role of chlorophyll, glucose, and weather in the process of the color-changing process. He adds an overview of carotenoids and flavonoids to explain...
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What is the Blackest Black?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there really more than one black? Although your crayon box may tell you otherwise, some blacks are, well, blacker than others! Discover the cutting-edge technology at work to produce the blackest black possible with a video from the...
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The Chemistry of Redheads

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Redheads have genetic modifications that affect their pigmentation; however, the differences don't stop there!  Use the video lesson from the ACS Reaction series to examine different traits specific to redheads. Learners consider the...
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How Do Chameleons Change Color?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Talk about weird science! Young biologists discover the amazing structures found in the skin of male chameleons during a video from Veritasium. The narrator discusses common myths about chameleon color change, what triggers the...
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What Gives the Morpho Butterfly Its Magnificent Blue?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Things are not always as they appear. The morpho butterfly appears to have blue wings, but they don't contain a drop of blue pigment. Learners watch as the instructor explains the physics behind these amazing blue wings.
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Leaf Pigments and Light

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do leaves change color in the fall? The video explains the relationship between chlorophyll and light, connects the concepts of light to photosynthesis, relates the visible color spectrum to electromagnetic radiation. 
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History’s Deadliest Colors

For Students 6th - 12th
Zounds! Who'da thunk it? Colors can be deadly. Viewers learn about the dangers of white (lead), green (radium and cupric hydrogen arsenic), and orange (uranium oxide) pigments used in clothing, ceramics, and home decor.
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Why is my Whiteboard so Dirty?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dry erase markers work on desks, doors (made of shiny particle board), and even mirrors! A funny video explores why dry erase markers leave behind marks when used. The narrator explains what the markers are made of, specifically the...
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How Do Toys Glow in the Dark?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The composition of teeth are such that when exposed to a black light, they absorb the UV light and glow! A radical video explores how different objects glow in the dark. The narrator discusses how different types of chemicals, called...