Learners are introduced to stoichiometric relationships in chemical equations with a Trail Mix activity before performing a lab to reinforce stoichiometry. Students complete the unit with a lab about limiting reactants in chemical reactions.
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Avoiding Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Burning Fossil Fuels
Chemistry and earth science meet in a lesson on carbon dioxide emissions. After reading about atmospheric problems caused by using fossil fuels, science stars balance equations for the burning of different alkanes. They compute the...
9th - 12th Science
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Hot Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition, But Were Afraid To Ask
To wrap up your year of general chemistry, have lab groups compete in a tot wire chemical vapor deposition (HWCVD) competition. With their foundation in chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, and gas laws, each group completes several...
10th - 12th Science
Development of Baking Powder
Did you know baking powder can be used to treat acne, whiten teeth, and make sugar cookies? The activity on the development of baking powder is ready-to-go with no preparation required. Through readings, pupils answer questions, complete...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mole Ratios and Reaction Stoichiometry
Stoichiometry sounds complicated, but it really means the study of the amount of substances involved in a reaction. The sixth lesson in an 11-part series has scholars use stoichiometry to find the theoretical yield of a reaction. Then,...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable