Students identify the eight elements that make up the earth's crust. They conduct Internet research, develop a data table, develop a model of an atom, interpret information to identify the eight elements, and create a circle graph using data.
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5 Baffling Mysteries About the Universe
How close are scientists to understanding the universe? Big discoveries bring us closer to understanding, but they also open up more questions that we previously didn't know to ask. This video includes explanations of what we don't know...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Mystery of Asparagus Pee
Why does asparagus change the smell of urine? The video discusses this from multiple perspectives. It considers the olfactory senses, the sulfur compounds digested, the perception, and other factors that contribute to this concept. It...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Average Atomic Mass: Why Are There Decimals on the Periodic Table?
How do you count half of a neutron? Solve the mystery of those awkward atomic masses that contain decimals with a video from JFR Science. The narrator shows viewers how to calculate the average atomic mass using the relative abundances...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Flame Test: Red, Green, Blue, Violet?
Let the true colors shine through. Pupils conduct a flame test to identify an unknown element. Class members calculate and prepare specific molarity solutions of three chemicals. Using their observations of the colors emitted, they...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed