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Clean it Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Harness the power of bacteria. Scholars see how using organisms that exist in nature can help solve human problems in the process known as bioremediation. They research and discuss several successful examples, such as using oil-eating...
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Clean Up Hazardous Waste!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students identify sources of home hazardous waste and create posters to educate the community about how to handle hazardous wastes.
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Industrialization, Chemicals and Human Health - Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the units of the metric system, and practice estimating measures before actually converting between the two systems of measurement. They participate in activities to visualize a concentration of one part per million....
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Mystery Powders

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students collect microscopic images from a variety of chemical specimens to determine the identity of a mystery powder. They use a ProScope Digital USB Microscope to describe and compare the crystal size and shape of the chemicals.
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Make Slime

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students make slime. In this chemical reaction lesson, student use Borax to make a gel like solution. Students add all ingredients listed, add food coloring, and mix well. Students see first hand how  chemicals react together and create...
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Methamphetamine: A Threatening Scourge on Teens, Families, and Communities

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how methamphetamine alters the brain and the facts about it.  In this brain chemical addiction  lesson students read articles on methamphetamine and take a quiz. 
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Household Mysterious Chemicals

For Students 6th - 7th
In this household chemicals instructional activity, students fill in 10 blanks with answers about testing household materials. Students must also fill out a data table about what color each material turns when placed in cabbage juice.  
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EarthTrek Gravestone Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the effects of acid rain. In this acid rain lesson, students investigate the effects of the weathering from acid rain in different places. Students visit cemetaries to collect data about the effects of acid rain on the...
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ToxMystery Lesson Plan 2 : Case Book: Catch That Hazard!!!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore toxic hazards. In this personal health activity, students discover appropriate uses for household chemicals as they identify potentially harmful products in their homes.
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How Do Toxins Affect the Human Body?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study toxins. In this biology lesson plan, students identify toxins contained within household products and determine specific affects that toxins may have on the human body.
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Resource Sharing Between Chemistry Labs

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students assume the role of community college instructors researching the feasibility of resource (chemicals, supplies, equipment) sharing between community colleges. They explore safety issues pertaining to chemical transport, storage,...
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Testing for Chemicals in Soils

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use sight, touch and chemical test kits to evaluate and classify soil types. They determine the organic content, soil pH, conduct visual analysis and nutrient tests of a variety of soil samples from various sources.
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Dust in the Wind; Chemicals in the Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore mechanical and chemical weathering at stations. They articulate some mechanisms of chemical and mechanical weathering through exploration in a lab. Students stations describe how chemical weathering differs from...
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Hazardous Chemicals in Your Neighborhood

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effect of hazardous chemicals on humans. They discover how the chemicals are cleaned up and the facilities in their neighborhood. They identify federal and local agencies that oversee environmental hazards
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Dealing with Chemical Emergencies

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how all levels of government react to chemical emergencies. They identify activities which could lead to an emergency. They discuss how they respond to contaminants released into the air.
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The Dose Makes The Poison

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe beakers of water that contain different amounts of a mystery chemical. They discuss how each amount of the chemical might affect them if the chemical was beneficial or harmful to their bodies.
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Chemicals, Chemicals, Everywhere

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students divide substances into categories: made of chemicals/not made of chemicals, synthetic/naturally occurring, and toxic/nontoxic. They observe a mystery chemical and determine what precautions they need to take when handling an...
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PH Neutralization For Pollution Control

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students recognize whether a solution is an acid or a base. In this acids and bases lesson plan, students use chemicals and identify if those chemicals are acids or bases. From the conclusion, students will be able to identify if the...
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Ice Ice Baby! The Design and Preparation of A Reusable Ice Pack

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore polymers by designing and preparing an inexpensive and effective reusable ice pack. They develop and test a design for a reusable ice pack in the science lab. Students apply chemical and physical properties of polymers...
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One Sniff Can Kill!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the question: In what ways can a common household products hurt you? This lesson integrates with drug and alcohol units in science classes as well as language arts in the form of the Public Service Announcement...
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Acid Attack

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the effect of chemical erosion on statues and monuments. They use chalk to see what happens when limestone is placed in liquids with different pH values. They also discover several things that engineers are doing to...
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Classroom Content

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the roles that scientists and government agencies play in protecting citizens from commercially produced chemicals. They watch a video, conduct Internet research, and prepare a media presentation.
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What's Hiding in Your Home Cabinets?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students analyze a variety of products found in their own homes to determine their toxic content. They identify words such as caution, warning or danger and relate them to their relative toxicity levels.
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Household Chemicals & the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a laboratory experiment designed to investigate the effects of chemicals, soil quality and pollution on seed growth and plant yield. They consider how best to maximize agriculture in the long term.