Jelly Bean Equations
Eighth graders build chemical compounds using jellybeans and toothpicks to visually balance chemical equations.
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Who Speaks for the Trees?
Help young conservationists appreciate the important role that trees play in ecosystems around the world with this collection of six engaging activities. From a shared reading and class discussion of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, to in an depth...
Pre-K - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Explaining Change Processes Using a Simple Particle Model of Matter
The more things change, the more they stay the same. This unit includes seven lessons starting with physical change and moving through to chemical change. Conservation of matter is explained clearly with multiple hands-on activities and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Project EASE Module 13: Chemical Reactions
Four lessons can be found in this chemistry resource. A pretest is provided, and then young chemists explore the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions. Then they learn about the laws of definite and multiple proportions. In...
8th - 12th Science
New Review Chemical Reactions
Once I told a chemistry joke, but there was no reaction. Get young chemists involved in changes and reactions with a presentation that begins with physical and chemical changes and chemical reactions. It moves on to chemical equations...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Right Balance: Mixing Energy Resources
A class discussion of the various combinations of energy resources used in our country opens this lesson. In cooperative groups, learners analyze data on conversion efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions for different combinations....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
The Law of Conservation of Mass
This short video simply explains the Conservation of Mass with graphics that show the atoms being conserved in pictures of balanced equations. The connection between mass and energy is explained and Einstein's energy equation is mentioned.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable