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This Little Light of Mine

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers discover how electricity travels and create an electron flow through a closed circuit. They work together to make a closed circuit and observe the electricity being made. This outstanding lesson plan is well worth...
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Evidence Revealing the Composition of the Atom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigators use indirect evidence to guess what is occupying a sealed box. You could also use a set of plastic Easter eggs to encase the unknown items. Another terrific activity involves having students drop a pencil on a sheet of...
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Introduction to the Atom

For Students 7th - 10th
Sal does a phenomenal job introducing students to the atom, and the history that goes along with how we understand and view atoms today. Students are introduced to the atomic number, and how elements are organized into the periodic table...
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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third instructional activity in a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit teaches young scientists about elements and the periodic table. They learn how the periodic table is organized and...
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Study Jams! Electricity

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Shock your physical science class using this video to teach the basics of static electricity. Electricity is defined,and electrons are differentiated from protons on an atom model. The use of hydropower and wind are explained as ways of...
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Thunder and Lightning

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What happens when two Van de Graaff machines are placed close together? Watch the electrons jump from one generator to the other creating baby lightning and thunder.
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How Does a Van de Graaff Generator Work?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What is a Van de Graaff, and how does it work? Joanne and Steve show us the parts of a Van de Graaff generator and explain how one works. No actual experiment is conducted here, but it may be interesting to show your class this video...
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How a Capacitor Works

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A capacitor stores energy in the form of an electric charge. See a circuit diagram explaining charges and electron flow. Equations are given for energy and a capacitor is made. Show this to your physics or beginning electronics class.
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Electricity

For Teachers 9th
Each of these slides presents the basic scientific details and situations where charge, or static may appear. Handouts of the empty PowerPoint slides could be provided so that students could work through these examples and correctly...
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Orbital Diagrams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this set of slides to demonstrate how to draw orbital diagrams for different atoms. The first slide provides a few tips, and the next three provide examples. Finally, learning check slides give viewers an opportunity to put into...
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The Atom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A well-structured set of slides introduces upcoming chemists to the basics of atom structure, its representation on the periodic table of elements, and calculating atomic mass. Unfortunately the diagram for the location of subatomic...
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Atoms and Elements - Electron Arrangement and Periodic Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Delve into the world of quantum mechanics by viewing this PowerPoint. Chemistry novices learn about electron energy and shells, and they practice listing electron configuration for different atoms. Because this presentation provides...
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Flame Tests

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students perform flame tests on 12 elements. In this flame tests lesson plan, students experiment with elements to observe their visible light spectra emitted as electrons jump from one energy level to another. Students record their...
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AP Chemistry Topic 1: Chemical Foundations, More Review

For Students 10th - 12th
This two-page review touches on several foundational chemistry concepts. It could be used to assess class knowledge before delving into more complex AP-level material.
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Atomic Models

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Your students should enjoy this slideshow which includes some basic definitions about the atomic structure of atoms. In fact, this presentation would be best-viewed before giving details and diagrams of neutrons, protons and quarks. The...
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Learning About Atoms: Introduction to Protons, Neutrons and Electrons

For Teachers 5th
The highlight of this atom lesson is the link to a midi of "The Addams Family" song. The instructions include it in the anticipatory set, but no lyrics are provided. Perhaps a way to use this would be to have groups work together to...
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Conductors and Insulators

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore conductors and insulators. In this science lesson, 5th graders act as electrons moving through a wire. Students break into groups representing conductors and insulators and explore how they work with electrons.
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Ions and Subatomic Particles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this ions worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by filling in the number of protons and electrons plus the charge of the given ion.
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Van der Graaf

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Four demonstrations with the Van der Graaf generator are delineated for you to share with your science classes. Instructions, explanations, and safety precautions are included. However, a background explanation of the static electricity...
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Countdown Challenge

For Students 5th - 7th
In this countdown challenge worksheet, students find the 10 common elements from the human body, earth's crust, and ancient times and color code them. Students fill the atomic number of the elements in a given periodic table.
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Electricity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on electricity. They identify a simple device that generates electricity and a substance that allows electrons to pass...
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Chemistry Worksheet (Mole)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, learners identify and name the number of neutrons, electrons, and protons for each. Then they illustrate how the electrons are arranged in a cloud. Students also find the relative number of atoms in the two...
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Modern Physics, Old QT

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, high schoolers develop an understanding of the atomic model and how atoms relate to one another through answering the seven questions.
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Chemistry: elements

For Students 6th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet students complete a set of multiple choice and short answer questions on protons, electrons, ionization and chemical equations.