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52 resources with the keyterm properties of water

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Penny Droplets

For Students 3rd - 7th
Compare the number of drops of pure water and soapy water that will sit atop a penny before spilling over. This is an engaging exercise that will demonstrate the amazing property of cohesion in water molecules that results in a surface...
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How Polarity Makes Water Behave Strangely

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Water is common? Not really! Learn how the polarity of the water molecule gives it tremendous properties that make is quite unique in the universe. Learners will understand surface tension, adhesion, and cohesion, as well as why these...
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What Makes Water Special?

For Teachers K - 5th
Get close up and personal with a drop of water to discover how the polarity of its molecules affect its behavior. Elementary hydrologists split and combine water droplets, and also compare them to drops of oil. Much neater than placing a...
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What Dissolves in Water?

For Teachers K - 5th
One of water's claims to fame is as the universal solvent. Young physical scientists experiment to discover which materials dissolve in this special compound. You could never be more prepared for teaching this lesson than by using this...
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The Chemistry of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A smooth sequence of slides introduces biology learners to chemistry concepts that are vital to understanding life processes. It also can serve as an outstanding overview of introductory organic chemistry principles. From the atom, to...
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Water Olympics

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A fascinating and engaging lesson on the properties of water awaits you. In it, learners engage in four activities that are designed to teach about the properties of water. This exciting plan has worksheets embedded in it which make the...
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Solutions

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Water is a most amazing compound! Enlighten your chemistry learners about the properties of water with this PowerPoint. Introduce them to its ability to act as the universal solvent. Viewers will not only absorb water information, they...
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Hole-y Water

For Students 4th - 7th
Here is a sweet little demonstration to do when teaching physical science learners about solutions or the properties of water. After filling a small cup to overflowing, they sprinkle in some powdered sugar and find that it does not spill...
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Float Your Metal Boat

For Students 1st - 6th
Little scientists make a boat out of aluminum foil and float it in water. They add a drop of liquid soap and watch it skim across the surface. This compact demonstration can be assigned as homework during your lessons on water. Make sure...
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Water: Post-Assessment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Very simply, the science class will discuss what they have learned during The Science of Water unit and take a multiple-choice post-assessment quiz. A few other closing activities are suggested for you to choose from, such as having...
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Bursting Water Pipe

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Water is powerful! Because it expands as it freezes, if it does so in a closed system, tremendous pressure can be created. All it takes is a little break to cause the system to explode! It's unlikely that you would submerge a pipe full...
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Bursting Water Pipe

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Water is powerful! Because it expands as it freezes, if it does so in a closed system, tremendous pressure can be created. All it takes is a little break to cause the system to explode! It's unlikely that you would submerge a pipe full...
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Propel a Toy Boat with Chemicals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A simple cardboard or plastic boat is propelled across the surface of water when the surface tension is disrupted by adding detergent. Once youngsters see this in action, explain about the properties of water that make it possilbe:...
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Call Me Bond, Hydrogen Bond

For Students 7th - 10th
As amazing as James Bond is, the surface tension of water does not allow him to walk on it! In this series of little lab activities, physical scientists play with the properties of water due to the hydrogen bonds and resulting polarity....
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Properties of Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For anyone studying biochemistry, it is important to understand the amazing properties of water. Here, learners draw the water molecule and explain the bonds it is able to form. They undertake explanations of adhesion, cohesion,...
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Density Dynamics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students set up working models demonstrating lake turnover and the formation of deep water masses in the oceans.
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Student Reading - The Unique Properties of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Without water there would be no life on this planet. Biology learners find out why by reading this handout. Create a worksheet of questions to answer after the reading. Follow it up with quick demonstrations or laboratory activities that...
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Chemistry of Life Study Guide

For Students 7th - 12th
Biology learners should understand a few chemistry basics. Here is a worksheet that introduces them to the concepts of chemical reactions, molecular bonding, and the unique combination of properties that make water vital to life....
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Practice Final

For Students 9th - 12th
A full-fledged practice final prepares pupils for their general chemistry final exam. If they complete these 57 multiple-choice questions correctly, they will be well-prepared. Note: even though the questions are multiple-choice, there...
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Wipe Out

For Teachers K
Learners examine the flow of water. They observe and test the properties of water by using sticks in flowing water. The lesson has streaming video, resource links to access, and a good hands-on activity that is clearly described in the...
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Jeopardy: 1st Semester Biology Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review general biology concepts with this fun version of Jeopardy. There are actually two separate games within this set of slides. The first covers scientific method, ecology, properties of water, and enzymes, while the second covers...
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Chemical Context of Life & Water

For Students 9th - 12th
Some basic chemistry concepts are fundamental to understanding biology. Learners explore how molecular structure plays a role in biological processes, especially the structure of the water molecule. The final page focuses on water's...
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Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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Liquid Rainbow

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students develop their own techniques for drawing a small sample of solutions into a straw. They hypothesize ways to increase the density of water, and discuss how salt-free rainwater tends to float on top of salty seawater.