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Solubility Test

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Make sure to consult the teacher's handbook, Inquiry in Action - Investigating Matter Through Inquiry, for two demonstrations that can be done to introduce solubility and measuring crystal mass before having the class conduct this...
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Recrystallization Test

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Crystallize the answer to the question that has been investigated since the first of four lessons: What is the unknown crystal? Pupils have examined, crushed, and dissolved four samples plus an unknown as an exploration of the properties...
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Curious Crystals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Crystals are more than meets the eye! Can learners tell them apart simply by observation? As they examine five samples with a magnifier, they find that appearance alone is not enough. This serves as an introduction to a mini unit on...
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How Do Crystals Form?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Once again, a teacher is videotaped while lecturing his class when describing how crystals form and grow. It feels like you're sitting in a college classroom and taking a lecture from a very good instructor. His speaking style is...
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Snowflake Bentley

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore crystals through the story Snowflake Bentley and then create crystal pictures of their own. In this interdisciplinary lesson, they create a crystal web chart on chart paper, design artificial snowflakes, and write poems...
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Crushing Test

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Solidify understanding of the properties of crystals by crushing them to compare hardness. After some class discussion, a procedure is planned, and then small groups go about making observations as they crush five different crystal...
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Gumdrop Crystal Models

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A great way to learn about molecular structures is to make a model. Gumdrops and toothpicks are used to construct crystal models. The models are based on theories of crystal shapes that occur because of positive and or negatively charged...
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Polymers and Crystals: Their Role in Food Science

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Blend chemistry with cooking in this exploration of polymers, carbohydrates, and food science. Experimenting with gelatin produces concrete examples of the bonding and ploymerization discussed in the lesson. Copious, comprehensive...
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What Goes Down Must Come Up

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the capillary action of plants. They discover what makes paper "grow" when water is dropped on it. Pupils observe how paper reacts as it absorbs water. Students use a variety of saturate solutions to grow crystals,...
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Crystal Growing

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Students grow crystals and document their observations by recording timeing and growth. Additional characteristics of crystals are observed under a black light, by growing under different conditions and mineral content is determined.
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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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An Eye For Rocks

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this rocks and minerals worksheet, students define a rock and three ways in which rocks are formed. Then they describe each of these three ways in great detail. Students also describe what the process is by which rocks decompose when...
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Crystal Painting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate crystalline solids. For this crystals lesson, students observe samples of natural crystals and compare and contrast each. They draw pictures with crayons and then paint over their picture using crystalline...
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Growing Crystals from Solutions

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students grow crystals in the lab using solutions. In this crystals lesson plan, students set up a crystal growing apparatus using a sugar solution with a thread attached to a piece of copper wire that is inserted in the solution....
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Crystals

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners investigate crystal formation, their shapes and the best places to cleave crystals for smooth edges. In this crystal lesson plan, students experiment to form crystals with Salol as well as with copper wire and Silver Nitrate....
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Crystals in the World around Us

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students grow a number of crystals, ask questions and experiment. They have a display showing their crystals in various stages of development. Additionally, they have models of crystals to take home. They study the forces that shape...
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Diamonds Are Forever - Most of the Time!

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the compositions and structure of diamonds. They conduct an experiment growing crystals, watch a video, and conduct Internet research.
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Scientific Method and Crystal Growth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students conduct a hands-on experiment growing crystals to demonstrate the nature of science as inquiry. They discuss and test variables that affect crystal growth. They research mineral crystallization and mineral formation on the...
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Diaper Inquiry

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders carefully examine and investigate the products contained in a diaper. They particularly analyze the crystal sodium polyacrylate, a product developed for use in astronaut diapers. They follow the scientific method, forming...
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Crystals, Christmas, and Science

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine how different crystals are formed, observe crystals in the making, observe with a hand lens and cite the geometric qualities, and relate the necessary natural occurrences needed to create crystals.
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Growing Your Own Snow Crystals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students grow snow crystals in your classroom with a few materials and a two-liter bottle!
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Inside a Geode

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine a variety of geodes and discuss how they are formed. Individually, they make their own geode creation out of markers and clay. To end the lesson, they use watercolors to paint them to their desired color and glitter to...
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Crystals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use mucilage glue and magnesium sulfate to make crystals. They mix the ingredients, place a drop on a glass slide and observe the forming crystals.
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Fun Crystal Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a variety of activities to learn about crystals. In this crystals lesson plan, students paint with a crystal solution, pan for crystals, grow crystals, and more.