Rate of Cooling Experiment
Ninth graders measure the insulation properties of different fabrics by immersing cans of water covered with fabric "socks" in an ice bath and measuring temperature changes. They then calculate heat loss and graph the data individually.
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Litmus Test: SciShow Experiments
The ability of litmus paper to change color in the presence of an acid or base is due to lichens in the paper. The narrator explains a litmus test and what pH measures, and then goes on to show how to make litmus paper at home using...
3 mins 9th - 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