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49 resources with the concept aluminum

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Grow an Alum Crystal

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an exciting lab experiment to conduct with your high school chemistry class! Crystals are formed naturally in the environment. However, allow your blossoming chemists to create their own unique crystals using alum and water. You may...
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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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Aluminum Adventure

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Chemistry aces use an electrochemical cell to anodize a strip of aluminum. They apply an organic dye to it. In a practical application, they design a piece of jewelry out of the anodized metal and describe the process. Thorough notes...
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How Do Crystals Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do amazonite, heliotrope, carnelian, and diamonds have in common? There are all crystals and members of one of the six crystal families. Viewers of a fascinating short video learn about the molecular structure of crystals that cause...
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Materials Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why is wood good for building houses, but not the best choice for high-rise apartments? Future materials scientists put building materials to the test using a hands-on interactive. Pupils pull and push on substances such as reinforced...
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Abundant Aluminium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
That would make a lot of cans! Learners analyze a photo of a truckload of aluminum to determine its value. The provided information includes the weight of a smaller block and the dimensions of the larger block. It's up to your pupils to...
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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...
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Aluminium (or Aluminum)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Aluminum, or aluminium, proves to be 100 percent recyclable and maintains the same physical properties, no matter how many times it is reused. A video in a series on chemical elements discusses aluminum. It describes the properties,...
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Aluminium: Uses and Anodising

For Students 9th - 12th
What is the most common element in Earth's crust? Aluminum! Although abundant, extracting the element is every expensive. The video lesson explains the properties of aluminum and what makes it a valuable element in everyday items.
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Misconceptions About Temperature

For Students 6th - 12th
Do we actually feel temperature? Examine the relationship between what we feel and what is actually taking place in a video about temperature misconceptions. The narrator asks random passersby to feel different objects, then has them...
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What's the Difference Between Baking Powder and Baking Soda?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
During World War II, there was a shortage of cream of tartar and other baking products, so baking soda was introduced as an alternative. A fascinating video explores how people used to make breads and some takes a look at some of its...
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p-Block Elements and Their Compounds – I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Lesson 21 in a series of 36 specifically focuses on elements and their compounds from groups 13, 14, and 15 on the periodic table — including boron, carbon, aluminum, silicon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. Classes learn how some of these...
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Models

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups research one of six recycling topics and collect data to develop a model. They then use the model to make predictions and draw inferences about the recycling trends of their materials and present their findings to the class. 
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Aluminazing

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have your class make artwork out of used soda cans. The class analyzes the materials that are in cars and ponder the use of aluminum in them. The teacher anodizes strips of aluminum in order for them to be dyed, then pupils create...
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Can It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Determine the life cycle of a can from the ground to holding food with an activity that asks groups to compare the physical properties of different types of cans. Teams then conduct a Web Quest to create a flow chart that traces the of...
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The Thermite Reaction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searching for a way to take your chemistry class to the next level? Provide pupils with an exciting and educational experiment demonstrating the thermite reaction! The mixture of aluminum powder and iron oxide allows young chemists to...
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Module 5 Revision Guide - Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th
If you use this as an outline for your chemistry lecture on metals, your young chemists will absorb a well-rounded overview. This is not a worksheet per se, but a useful summary of the behavior of metals. Save yourself some planning and...
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Chemical Profile - Aluminum (Aluminium)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Starting with 3 paragraphs of information about the background, chemical and physical properties of Aluminum, this worksheet has 5 detailed questions asking pupils to pull information from the text and to review balanced equations for...
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The Olsen Test for Phosphorus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A short video teaches viewers about the Olsen Test, a soil test specific for plants grown in arid regions. The soil in arid regions has a higher pH and plants require special treatment to thrive. The video provides information about the...
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Uses of Metals - Gold, Copper, Aluminium, Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
We associate many metals with having specific properties; what are some of them? The video uses four specific metals as examples. It lists their properties and why they are used in specific ways. From conductivity to reactivity, these...
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Electromagnets

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Show your class what goes on with a magnet that can be turned on and off with a resource that provides the information needed to build an electromagnet. The information allows the class to understand that creating loops with the current...
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Aluminum

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A bit of history and the current uses of aluminum are explained by a chemistry professor. The video is extremely short; it would be best if viewed along with videos about other elements as well.
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Metals

For Students 10th - 11th
For this chemistry worksheet, students use the clues at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword puzzle on metals. There are 21 clues to solve on the sheet.
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Quantitative Problems (Mass)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, learners identify how much aluminum and hydrochloric acid is needed to produced a certain amount of hydrogen gas. Then they identify how many grams of oxygen are used.