In this chemistry instructional activity, students utilize a periodic table to help them write symbols for ions associated with elements, names of substances and compounds, and identify chemical formulas.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Using Environmental Models to Determine the Effect of Acid Rain on an Ecosystem
Demonstrate to your middle school science learners how chalk breaks down in a weak acid. Discuss what affects acidic rain might have on ecosystems. Lab groups then choose one of two questions: "How does acid precipitation affect an...
7th - 8th Science
Acids, Bases, and Indicators—Colorful Chemistry
Lead the class in a colorful exploration of acids and bases as they learn to differentiate between the two. They identify common items considered acidic and basic, then explore their strengths and weaknesses. They titer solutions and...
7th - 12th Science
The Four Groups of Biologically Important Compounds
This is not they typical set of teacher instructions. It is an organized chart of the important organic compounds. For each, the involved elements, the name of the building block monomers, the names of polymers, extra information, and a...
7th - 12th Science
Do We Need to Wear a Rainhat? Acid Rain: Causes, Effects, and Possible Solutions
Acid rain, and how it affects the environment, is the focus of this Earth science lesson. During the study, learners evaluate measures to reduce acid rain, and design an investigation to demonstrate the conection between a hypothesis and...
4th - 12th Science
Great Discoveries in Science: The Double Helix
Take a trip with Watson and Crick as they struggle to determine the structure of the DNA molecule. In this beautiful documentary, biology students learn the history of this revolutionary discovery, and even hear from James Watson...
17 mins 8th - 12th Science