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361 resources with the keyterm elements

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The Periodic Table, Electrons, and Chemical Bonds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Four activities immerse beginning chemists into the world of elements. They examine the periodic table, use cobalt hydroxide to learn about chemical formulae and valence electrons. Also, they name binary compounds and examine the...
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2004 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
In this National Olympiad exam worksheet, chemistry apprentices answer sixty multiple choice questions including general chemistry topics such as atomic structure, gases, problem solving, writing and balancing equations and solutions....
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How Many Rocks Does it Take to Make a Light Bulb?

For Students 7th - 9th
A really good worksheet on the periodic table of the elements is here for you. Learners must color in the elements listed in the worksheet that are needed to make a light bulb. They then answer questions about each of the elements.
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Density Studies of the Earth

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Density comes to life as investigators place soda cans into containers of various liquids to find if they sink or float. They layer different density liquids, compare densities of different gases, and more. A total of six different...
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Periodic Table of Elements

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students use the periodic table of elements in order to identify the common elements. The detail is very detailed.
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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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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third lesson 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 about the...
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The Periodic Table

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a six-page exploration that will spark interest in the periodic table of elements. After reading a diagram-supported explanation of the periodic table's organization, pupils answer questions to familiarize themselves with it. To...
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Periodic Table of Elements

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Colored boxes with white font present the basic periodic table of elements to your young chemists. All of the basics are included: chemical name, symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, and the number of electrons in each orbital. A brief...
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A Brief Overview of Several Interesting Elements

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What a creative way to introduce elements of the periodic table! A Hazel G. Scott middle schooler presents interesting elements from a large book with great graphics. What are some of your classroom's favorite elements and why?
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Lithium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Lithium is a lightweight, reactive metal. Footage alternates between a pair of chemists in the lab and Professor Poliakoff in his office expounding on the characteristics of this element. Show this along with some of the other element...
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Boron - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Boron is explained by an enthusiastic female chemist and a chemistry professor. Footage alternates between the two of them as they each share different characteristics and historic facts about this element. Show this along with some of...
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The 13-Metal Medal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A nutty professor takes viewers on a field trip to the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK. He views the Presidential Badge of Office and gives a plethora of historical details as well as information about many different elements....
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Sodium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn characteristics about the element sodium by viewing this presentation. A chunk of sodium metal is dropped into a pot of water to demonstrate its reaction. Have your chemistry charges view this in conjunction with other element...
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Oxygen - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Demonstrations of the reactive properties of oxygen are highlighted in this presentation. Professor Poliakoff also describes ozone, a three-atom version of oxygen.
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Phosphorus - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A young chemist in a lab tells viewers about his favorite element, phosphorous. A professor in his library also shares information on the uses of phosphorous. Have your young chemists view this and other University of Nottingham element...
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Helium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Helium is made of the smallest and most nonreactive of atoms. Balloons are filled in a science lab as two different scientists take turns illuminating viewers. The first balloon is heated and the second is cooled, demonstrating the...
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Nitrogen - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Nitrogen exists as a gas at earth's normal temperatures. In this video, explosive experiments are performed with liquid nitrogen. One way you could use these is to assign each student a different element to research and present to the...
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Potassium - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Potassium is violently reactive, yet a biological necessity in our bodies. View this fascinating video as part of the series to introduce young chemists to the world of elements.
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Hydrogen - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A hydrogen-filled balloon being ignited introduces us to the simplest of atoms. This is one of many element videos produced by the University of Nottingham. They are suitable to be shown in class to upper level chemists, but it would be...
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Iron - Periodic Table of Videos

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Thermite, a mixture of iron oxide and aluminum, is ignited, producing molten iron. Alternating between footage of this reaction and a professor expounding on the iron, this video is interesting and informative.
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Group 15, The Nitrogen Group

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This short presentation provides a convenient introduction to the nitrogen group in the periodic table of elements. A graphic displays where they are placed in the periodic table. The nitrogen cycle is mentioned and ammonia is explained....
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Group 7, The Halogens

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The ten slides in this presentation make a consice introduction to the halogen group of the periodic table of elements. The location of the group is displayed, and then the characteristics of the different halogen group members are...
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Spectral Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Slides and slides of emission spectra bring this topic to light for your physics class! Exited electrons returning to lower energy levels is offered as the cause of emission spectra. In summary, viewers learn that we can determine the...