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Fun With Chemical Changes

For Teachers 5th
Looking for a terrific chemistry lesson plan for your 5th graders? This one could be for you! After a teacher-led demonstration, learners are broken up into groups and perform an experiment using cabbage juice, water, window cleaner, and...
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Eggs'ceptional Experiments

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students see evidence of chemical reaction and follow the scientific method to hypothesize, observe, and reach conclusions. They conduct a series of egg based experiments such as forming crystals and complete journal activities as a...
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Playing With Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientists investigate the scientific concepts and principles that help make common toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, slinkies, and silly putty work. As a class, they read "Backyard Rocket Science, Served Wet" to get a look behind...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2004

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, high schoolers answer 50 multiple choice questions. They solve and write short answer questions to 35 other chemistry related problems.
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, high schoolers answer 50 multiple choice questions and 31 other questions that require them to solve, calculate and write short answers.
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, students answer 74 multiple choice, short answer and problem solving on various chemistry concepts.
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this chemistry worksheet, learners answer 50 multiple choice questions and 31 short answer questions to prepare for Regents Chemistry Exam.
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Worksheet
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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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Hand Lotion Analysis

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students prepare a sample of a commercial hand lotion for analysis by HPLC to determine the percent composition of two common cosmetic preservatives, methylparaben and propylparaben. They perform the analysis and the data is evaluated to...
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The Great Cafeteria Caper

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars extract DNA from their own hair roots. They run an electrophoresis gel to examine patterns of their DNA along with standard DNA. The experiment is based on a crime scene scenario.
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Glass Transition in a Rubber Ball

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students illustrate the changes in the properties of a material at its glass transition point. They gather data which they use to construct graphs regarding elastic modules versus absorption modulus, tangent delta, and the effect of...
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Chromatographic Separation of Methylene Blue and Sodium Fluorescein

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students determine the best solvent system for separating a methylene blue/sodium fluorescein mixture by thin layer chromatography. They conduct an initial TLC separation using ethanol and a different solvent mixture and analyze the data...
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Investigating the Effect Of Successive Heat and Cool Cycles on a Thermoplastic material.

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students investigate hot melt glue using a hot melt glue gun as an an injection molding simulator and a melt index viscometer. They evaluate the effect of heating and cooling by weighing the glue extruded over a constant time period.
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How to Clean Up an Oil Slick

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore how an oil spill is contained and cleaned up. They investigate an oil absorbing polymer that is hydrophobic, absorbs up to 19 times its own weight in nonpolar liquids, floats on water, and can be reused or disposed of by...
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Degradation and Weathering of Polymeric Materials

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students investigate issues of degradation and weathering of polymeric materials during their useful life. They evaluate photodegradable plastics and their viability as an environmental solution for litter and investigate the qualitative...
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Chemistry Study Room

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students are offered a variety of assistance to help them be successful in organic chemistry. They will have access to the library, missed class notes and computer interactive programs to help them with...
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Atomic Properties of The Elements

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, learners examine the periodic table and how it is used in the context of interpreting compounds and their structure.
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Periodic Table of Elements

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
In this science worksheet, students examine the graph with elements in order to differentiate atomic mass and categorizing the content.
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Science Lesson for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders perform dihybrid crosses and calculate phenotype and genotype ratios. In this series of science lessons, 12th graders explain the process of anodizing aluminum. They research on the benefits and harm caused by resonance...
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US Department of Energy

Thermal Expansion of Water: Rise of Sea Level

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using bunsen burners, Erlenmeyer flasks, thermometers, hollow glass tubes, stoppers, and rulers, learners experiment with and measure how water expands when heated. The activity connects the expansion of water when heated to global...
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Patterns and Fingerprints

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Human fingerprint patterns are the result of layers of skin growing at different paces, thus causing the layers to pull on each other forming ridges. Here, groups of learners see how patterns and fingerprints assist scientists in a...
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Texas Instruments

Endothermic and Exothermic Processes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Students investigate temperature using the TI. In this chemistry lesson, students analyze the change in temperature, as chemicals are dissolved in water. They analyze data collected using the CBL 2.
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"I'm Melting!"

For Students 3rd - 4th
Third and fourth graders engage with a worksheet designed to help them differentiate between melting and dissolving. After reading an informative paragraph about the two actions, they consider four scenarios, and choose whether they...
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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....