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198 resources with the concept particles

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Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...
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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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Could We Create Dark Matter?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Dark matter makes up 85 percent of our universe. The video explains current scientific research to create and better understand dark matter. The narrator explains the research into the large hadron collider with easily understandable...
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Phase Change: What Does Hot Cocoa Have to Do With Chemistry?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hot cocoa is easy to make with only two ingredients, so what does it have to do with chemistry? The lesson begins with what seems like an obvious question. Then scholars perform simulations to focus on phase changes. Lastly, they...
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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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How Does an Atom-Smashing Particle Accelerator Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Address the question that physics learners are burning to know the answer to: How does an atom-smashing particle accelerator work? The LHC or Large Hadron Collider is introduced as a tool for uncovering the mysterious rules that govern...
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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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The Atoms Family ~ Atomic Math Challenge

For Students 5th - 8th
Bold boxes present parts of the periodic table, with some of the contents conveniently missing. Beginning chemists fill in the blanks, which may include the atomic number, atomic mass, atomic symbol, or element name. Beneath each box...
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Chapter 3: Chemical Compounds

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
An extensive resource for chemistry, this series of exercises and accompanying information could be used as review or added curriculum. Have your class read the information and complete the exercises for homework, or in class. Your...
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Can a Black Hole Be Destroyed?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The destructive power of black holes is enough to give any astrophysicist nightmares. No wonder the question arises as to whether a black hole can be destroyed. The narrator of a theoretical video explores the possibilities.
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This Particle Breaks Time Symmetry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
CPT theory is the basis for much of physics, but what happens when researchers disprove the theory piece by piece? Explore the idea with a video about the Nobel Prize-winning breakthroughs that shifted the entire way scientists...
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What's the Hottest Hot and Coldest Cold?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When temperatures get extreme, physics gets a little weird! Show physics scholars the lowest man-made temperature to date, as well as the extreme heat of the Big Bang using a video from an extensive playlist. The narrator explains some...
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The Little Stuff Can Make a Big Difference

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Great things come in small packages! What better way to illustrate this point than a week-long look at nanotechnology? Earth science scholars explore water quality issues through lab activities, then research new innovations in nanotech...
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Mixtures and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does size have to do with it? Learners analyze different mixtures, both homogeneous and heterogeneous, to discover the properties related to the size of their particles. The activity connects these properties to those of...
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The Anatomy of the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Welcome to Sun 101! What better way to gain an understanding of our star than to learn about its anatomy? Physical science scholars peer inside to discover the inner workings of the sun through a video and discussion questions. The...
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What Is Dark Matter? A Mystery of the Universe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you can't see something, how do you know it's there? Welcome to the mystery of dark matter! Curious cosmologists explore one of physics' longest-running quandaries through an interesting video. Content includes who first proposed the...
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What Are Quarks? Sugar Edition!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Even scientists don't really understand quarks! Learners watch as the instructor describes what scientists do know about quark particles and their interaction with each other. The lesson dispels myths that individuals may have about...
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This Crystal Can Split Light Particles

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can photons be split? It appears that way! Observe as one photon becomes two during a video from an informative physics playlist. The resource examines the nature of photons, how the crystals can help increase or decrease the number of...
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Strange Sand Acts Like Liquid

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can you use a solid to study fluid dynamics? You bet! Science scholars examine the process of fluidization with a video from an extensive physics playlist. The narrator demonstrates and explains how the uniform movement of air causes...
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Strange Unexplained Cosmic Rays

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The truth about strange unexplained cosmic rays? They're still unexplained! Share one of our universe's many unsolved mysteries with your class using a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource describes what cosmic rays are,...
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What's the Difference Between Blue Light and Red Light?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Finally, an electromagnetic spectrum lab that will get glowing reviews from your class! Explore the nature of light using red and blue LED sources and fantastic phosphorescent paper. Young scientists compare the effects of blue light...
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Have We Found All The Elements?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
You've always wanted to know why ytterbium is called ytterbium, haven't you? An engaging video investigates the discovery of elements throughout history. It posits the theory that we are close to having discovered all the elements.
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Solution and Concentration: What Is in the Air I'm Breathing?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What makes air fresh or not so fresh? The solution is solution chemistry! Explore homogeneous mixtures with a video from the JFR Science series. The narrator explains a variety of solution terms, how to classify solutions, and how people...
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Chemistry: What Is the Mole (Avogadro's Number)?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Avogadro did not find or create Avogadro's number—it was just named after him out of respect for his work. The Socratica chemistry playlist presents a must-see video introduction to the mole. It details how to convert to moles from mass,...