Decomposition vs. Synthesis Reaction
Students define the term chemical reaction, identify the reactants and products in a chemical reaction, distinguish between decomposition and synthesis reactions and construct reactions using food items.
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Lego Atoms and Molecules: Chemical Reactions
Show young chemists what a chemical reaction looks like with two parts of a hands-on experiment. First, learners conduct a wet lab where they observe the reactants (baking soda and calcium chloride, with phenolsulfonphthalein) before,...
6th - 8th Science
New Review Microbes Know How to Work!
Scholars harness the power of microbes with an engaging activity that uses yeast to break down sugar in water. Multiple setups of the same experiment lets learners determine which temperature results in the fastest rate of sugar...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed
Nature's Smallest Factory: The Calvin Cycle
Explain the two-step process of photosynthesis to your high school biologists with a focus on the Calvin cycle. Using adorable animation, a video likens the cycle to a tiny, sustainable factory. Even though the enzyme-bird rubisco and...
6 mins 8th - 12th Science