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190 resources with the concept chemical formulas

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Properties of Compounds and Chemical Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists have unknown compounds they need to sort. Performing three different tests on each, the chemical behaviors they observe become the basis for data analysis. 
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Chemistry Lesson: Empirical and Molecular Formulas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A short video is a wonderful addition to enhance your chemistry instruction. It contains a thorough explanation of empirical and molecular formulas, delivered in less than five minutes. It is perfect for an introduction into chemical...
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Finding the Formula of Magnesium Oxide

For Students 9th - 12th
Rather than simply matching up the ionic charges on paper, this exercise gets chemists into the lab to determine the chemical formula for magnesium oxide! If a know amount of magnesium is used, an oxidation reaction results in this...
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2002 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
As to be expected from the American Chemical Society Olympiad Examinations Task Force, this 60-question test tops the charts in terms of excellence. It consists entirely of multiple choice questions designed to assess a year's worth of...
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Review of Chemical Bonding

For Students 9th - 12th
This is an online exercise in which chemistry learners answer a series of multiple choice questions about bonding. Topics addressed include ionic and covalent bonds, electronegativity, ions, valence electrons, resonance structure, and...
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Properties of Useful Carbon Compounds

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Nine action-packed organic chemistry exercises are contained in this mini-unit on carbon containing compounds. Examples include constructing models of alkanes, producing aromatic esters, and preparing pigments for paint and dyes....
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Chemical Formulas for Molecules

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Newcomers to chemistry compare hydrogen peroxide to water, realizing that the difference of one oxygen atom significantly affects the chemical properties. Other pairs of compounds and their formulas are also examined. A few chemical...
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Chemical Equations and Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Graphic organizers, photos, diagrams, and text bring the world of chemical reactions to life. By viewing this presentation, young chemists learn how to recognize when a chemical reaction has occurred, and how to balance chemical...
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Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
You matter—unless you multiply yourself by the speed of light squared, then you energy! Scholars learn about matter, energy, the elements and so much more using an informative presentation. Completing the included worksheet creates a...
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Small-Molecule Diversity

For Students 9th - 12th
One way to study the microscopic is to make it macroscopic. Each slide of the lesson presentation presents a different molecular model along with a brief description of the compound's function. Learners use the information to build...
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Alcohols (16-19)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Propanol is a common alcohol used in hand sanitizers. The many forms and uses of alcohols fill an intriguing lesson. Scholars apply logic to match alcohols, chemical structural formulas, oxidation products, and more in a series of puzzles.
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The Blast Furnace

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The largest chemical reactors are blast furnaces, used to make iron from ore. Scholars explore reactants by first matching each one to its purpose and formula. Then, a series of three gridlock puzzles reinforce the content while...
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Ionic Formulae 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The ionic formula for banana would be BaNa2. Scholars work their way through four puzzles reviewing ionic formulas. Each puzzle requires scientific knowledge as well as logic and problem-solving skills.
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Everyday Chemicals (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Two men want drinks and the first orders H2O. The second man orders H2O too, but he dies. Scholars apply their knowledge of H2O2 and other everyday chemicals during the activity. They match chemical formulas to common chemical names in a...
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Alkanes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Alkanes contain only single bonds and have no functional groups. Scholars match the properties of six alkanes in a series of four puzzles. Problem solving and logic help cement the concepts with repetition.
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Some A-level Reagents

For Students 6th - 12th
Learning names and formulas can be a daunting task for young chemists, so support their study with interactive puzzles! First, users match each formula with its correct name. Then, individuals use them to complete three logic games.
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Organic Formulae 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Is your chemistry class frustrated by the multitude of representations of organic molecules? Add some challenging puzzles to an otherwise ho-hum organic lesson and let the fun begin! The second of a two-part activity focused on basic...
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Organic Formulae 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Puzzles are the formula for success in organic chemistry! Hydrocarbons abound in the first of two interactives involving basic organic molecules. The easy-to-use lesson is available online and in print form, so you can pick your delivery...
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Ionic Formulae 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists call ions with a negative charge anions. Scholars work through one matching puzzle and four logic puzzles reviewing the chemical formulas for anion ions. Each level increases in difficulty and solidifies the concept in pupils'...
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Alcohols (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ethanol, a grain alcohol, reduces emissions and conserves petroleum when mixed into gasoline. Four puzzles challenge pupils to match alcohols to their structural formulas, types of alcohol, and full oxidation products. Each puzzle...
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Acids

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
She threw sodium chloride at me—that's a salt! Scholars match acids to their formulas as well as their salt compounds. Completing a series of three gridlock puzzles reinforces each of the matches in a logical manner.
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Extraction of Copper

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is copper found as a raw material? Science sleuths manipulate the reactants and products found in the copper extraction process in a series of fun puzzles. The interactive engages learners in pairing formulas with their names while using...
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Alkalis and Salts

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gamification is an educational sensation! Young scientists build their acid-base vocabulary skills through a series of puzzles focused on bases and the salts they form. The challenging activity comes complete with a printable version and...
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Combustion, Synthesis, Decomposition: How Does a Fire Extinguisher Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Pull the trigger on chemical reaction understanding! Curious chemists discover the three basic reaction types using a video from JFR Science. The resource presents each reaction with written and verbal tips and practice problems.