Making the Colors Dance: Water and Bonding
Learners participate in a lab to examine surface tension and bonds. Students pour buttermilk into a dish and examine what happens when food coloring and dishwashing soap ar added.
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: Chemical Bonding
What a cute approach to chemical bonding! Atoms all have human names and are attending at a dance. Who will pair up with whom? By reading the characteristics, and not the element name, chemistry whizzes figure out the bonding pairs....
7th - 10th Science
New Review Properties of Water: Hydrogen Bonding in Water
Water is life! How is one small molecule responsible for so many big things? Socratica's series on biology presents a fascinating look at the universal solvent. From its adhesive properties caused by hydrogen bonding to its ability to...
13 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water - Liquid Awesome
If H2O is water and H2O2 is hydrogen peroxide, what is H2O4? Drinking, bathing, and cooking among others. Viewers of a short video explore water through its molecular structure, its ability to stick to itself through adhesion (cohesion...
11 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Covalent Bonds: Why Can't We Have a Molecule of Salt?
Sharing just makes you feel good ... especially if you're a non-metal! Young chemists examine bonding basics with a video from JFR Science. Topics include how covalent bonding differs from ionic bonding, how covalent bonding works, and...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Polarity Makes Water Behave Strangely
Water is common? Not really! Learn how the polarity of the water molecule gives it tremendous properties that make is quite unique in the universe. Learners will understand surface tension, adhesion, and cohesion, as well as why these...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice
Chemistry concepts come alive against the backdrop of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games! Here is a captivating clip to share with your chemistry kids. It teaches how the bonds in a water molecule contribute to the formation of a lattice...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Investigating Temperature Changes on Evaporating Liquids—Microscale Chemistry
Is there more to evaporation than just less liquid? Show young scientists the energy transformation that occurs during a phase change through a series of simple experiments. Lab partners place drops of water, ethanol, and ethoxyethane on...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable