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231 resources with the concept metals

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Chemistry: What Is a Metal? (Metallic Bonds)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Metals offer unique properties thanks to the structure of their valence electrons. The Socratica chemistry playlist includes this video explaining what a metal is and the properties of metals. It focuses on their structures, features,...
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Electron Transitions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ready for a lab with a lot of razzle-dazzle? Young chemists observe flame tests of common salts through an always-popular activity. The updated resource focuses on observation skills, collaboration, and green chemistry practices.
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Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can one easily classify metals, nonmetals, and metalloids? Pupils answer this question as they experiment with unknown substances and perform tests on conductivity, brittleness, and malleability to determine which unknown belongs in...
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Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an exciting way to introduce your blossoming chemists to the world of metals, nonmetals, metalloids, and polymers! Here is a lab activity that is designed to allow pupils the opportunity to visualize the reaction of metals,...
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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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Study Jams! Periodic Table

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
In a friendly, casual conversation on the beach, two animated teens discuss the periodic table. Assign this video to be viewed at home by physical science fans. After viewing, they can write definitions for key vocabulary terms and take...
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History of the Atom

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This is a tremendous overview of the tiny atom. Journey through the history of human understanding of this basic building block of matter. Examine each of the sub-atomic particles in detail: neutrons, protons, electrons, quarks. Peruse...
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2009 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
The 2009 version of the first part of a national chemistry competition is posted for your use with olympiad hopefuls. Test takers deal with 60 multiple choice questions covering an entire year of chemistry curriculum. Use this to...
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2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
This 60-question comprehensive exam was designed to determine who would go on to compete in the 2000 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Hopefuls answer multiple choice questions regarding all chemistry topics taught in the first year...
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Structure of the Atom

For Teachers 5th - 12th
A variety of activities get new chemists exploring the elements. The highlight is a song shown via online video by Tom Lehrer called, "The Elements." Offer bonus points to anyone who can memorize this tune! Other various interactive...
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2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Sixty multiple-choice chemistry questions make up this comprehensive exam used for the 2001 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Every topic that you would expect to approach in a general chemistry class is queried on. You could easily use...
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2006 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III

For Students 9th - 12th
In this chemistry Olympiad lab worksheet, students are given two lab problems to design experiments. Topics include determining the mass percentage of a given compound and determining an unknown metal using quantitative and qualitative...
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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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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Whether you're giving a broad introduction to the periodic table or honing in on particular element groups, this collection will have what you need. I've put the general resources at the front, and resources that focus on particular...
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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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Virtual Lab: Identifying the Unknown Metal (Metals Density Problem)

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
A metal's density could be considered its fingerprint! A virtual lab activity has learners calculate the density of a sample of metal to make its identification. The simulation allows individuals to perform the measurements as if they...
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Hardcore Metal Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Astronomers classify all elements that are not hydrogen or helium as metals. Their "heaviness" causes turbulence that may form metal stars. An installment of a comprehensive solar system series explains how scientists believe these stars...
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Why is NASA Sending a Spacecraft to a Metal World?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can we journey to outer space to learn more about inner Earth? Discover the method to NASA's madness with an enlightening short video. The narrator explains the composition of the asteroid the resource is studying, what scientists hope...
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Flame Test Colours

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists identify elements by the color of flame they produce because each element is defined by exactly one line on the emission spectrum. By completing a series of puzzles, scholars reinforce their knowledge of the results of flame...
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DIY Lightning Experiment! Make a Shocking Capacitor

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you need a project to add a little spark to your physics class, why not build a capacitor? A video from a larger physics playlist demonstrates how a capacitor works and how to make one from easily sourced materials. As an added bonus,...
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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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Chemistry: Introduction to the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the most important table they will never dine on! From a larger playlist covering chemistry concepts comes a thorough walk through of the periodic table. The narrator details the structure of the table, how to use...
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Metals—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Malleable, magnetic, mesmerizing metals! Pupils love learning about metallic elements, especially through the hands-on activities in an engaging lesson plan. The resource provides thorough instruction on the properties of metals, the...
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Alloys

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What are alloys, and why do we use them? Through a series of interactive puzzles, scholars examine the components and uses of several common alloys. The accompanying teacher's resources provide support in using the lesson, printable...