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The Cycle of Matter

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
An educational lesson focuses on the idea of conservation of matter through a demonstration of the water cycle, a discussion of digesting food, and the path of carbon and oxygen atoms as they change form. 
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The Atom

For Teachers 7th - 9th
If you are beginning a unit of study on atoms, this presentation would be an excellent way to begin! In it, learners discover many facts about atoms. For example, it would take 50,000 aluminum atoms stacked together to equal the...
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More on Orbitals and Electron Configuration

For Students 7th - 10th
A more detailed description and definition of orbitals, and the role they play in the atomic world are the focus of this video. The "P Orbitals" are described by taking a close look at the carbon element's properties. The periodic table...
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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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Drops on a Penny

For Students 3rd - 4th
A helpful worksheet describes an interesting demonstration on the surface tension of water. Learners guess how many drops of water the heads side of a penny will hold. This resource does a great job of describing just how a penny can...
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Jeopardy Game - Science

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Used in an upper elementary classroom, this presentation could be a center activity or a whole-group experience. This is a great way to review a variety of scientific topics. There are questions relating to the planets, rock formations,...
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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third lesson plan 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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Birth of the Universe, Part 3/4

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Part three of this four-part series on the origins of the universe describes the radiation that can be heard in static radio signals and the other amazing remnants left today that were around at the time the universe was born. Stars,...
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Defining the Atom

For Students 7th - 12th
On "Defining the Atom," physical science starters fill in blanks, determine if statements are true or false, match terms with the appropriate definitions, and solve problems. Questions are about Dalton's atomic theory, the atom and its...
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Atoms, Mass and The Mole

For Students 9th - 12th
In this atoms, mass and the mole worksheet, students are given 18 problems to solve for the number of atoms, the mass of the substance or the moles of the substance. Students show their work and include all the units of measurements.
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Vocabulary-Energy and Matter

For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy and matter worksheet, students define 28 terms related to moles, matter, energy, the Law of Conservation of Energy, mass, properties of matter and states of matter.
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Atoms, Ions and Formula Basics Make-up Test

For Students 7th - 12th
Using a copy of the periodic table, chemistry test takers fill in a chart with element name, chemical symbol, atomic number, atomic mass, and numbers of subatomic particles. They define subatomic particles, draw atom models, explain...
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Balancing Chemical Equations - Learning How

For Students 9th - 12th
In this chemical equations worksheet, students learn to balance chemical equations by counting the number of atoms of each element in the products and reactants and making them equal. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Balancing Chemical Equations Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe how to balance chemical equations and explore how to write formulas.  In this chemistry lesson students balance chemical equations and visualize the concept by observing an experiment using one of the equations. 
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AP Chemistry Topic 1: Chemical Foundations, Part B

For Students 10th - 12th
It is important for advanced chemistry scholars to review basic concepts, in particular the general structure of an atom. Here is an orderly activity: filling in a chart of chemical symbols, numbers of subatomic particles, and net...
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Atomic Structure

For Teachers 4th - 9th
This is a basic presentation that can be used to introduce your budding chemists to the structure of an atom. It gives step-by-step examples of a few atoms, showing their particles as well as their chemical formulas and the associated...
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Elements, Atoms, Ions, and the Periodic Table

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This PowerPoint provides a complete recap of all the information needed for a unit on elements and the periodic table. The seventy slides cover the basic notation of elements, energy levels and ionization energies. The trends in the...
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For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this moles worksheet, students define a mole and convert grams to moles or moles to molecules. Students convert specific mass of compounds to moles. This worksheet has 1 true or false, 6 short answer, 3 fill in the blank, and 15...
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What is Matter?

For Students 7th - 9th
Four diagrams of the atom and their subatomic particles and structures are given here and students should be able to complete the labels need to define the structures shown. The main structures defined are protons, neutrons, electrons,...
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Electron Configurations of Atom and Ions Activity

For Students 10th
This lab sheet is a guide to using well plates to combine the listed compounds and compare predicted behavior to actual observations.  The analysis and conclusion requires pupils to answer the 6 questions about electron configurations...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
Here you will find 5 categories regarding atoms, the periodic table, and the elements.  The questions in this jeopardy game are about bonding, ions, oxidation number, and energy levels.
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Atoms and Molecules

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Part of a longer video created by Disney, this segment opens with a history of the telescope and microscope. This old-fashioned video is a sufficient introduction to the topic of atoms. The animations are antiquated, but they are still...
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The Atomic Model

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Everything is made of Atoms and the number of electrons and neutrons an atom has determine what form it will take. This class dresses up as the components of an atom to demonstrate the Atomic Model. Great for kinesthetic and visual...
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Science Lessons on Matter, Atoms & The Periodic Table : What are Atoms?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By itself, this video is of little value. It is a short segment of a 14-part lesson. If you search for the whole series, the science teacher does what you can do yourself. Rather than show these videos to your class, you might find that...