The Chemistry of Art
In this chemistry of art activity, students read about the chemical reactions that turn art made of different metals colors. They answer three questions about the chemical reactions related to metals and art.
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Is the Coast Really Toast?: A Lesson About Volcanoes, Phase Changes, and the Art of Estimation
Clever! Use a clip from the 1997 film, Volcano, to get your chemistry class knee-deep in heat concepts related to lava. In the movie scene, lava flow is stopped in the nick of time. Your class must use calculations to determine if this...
9th - 12th Science
Staying Green While Being Clean
Clean up the environment with a lesson that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 9 Scientific Cooking Techniques
Liquid nitrogen makes microscopic ice crystals, which make for a creamier food product than normal freezing. A gastronomical video explores nine different cooking techniques that are scientifically based. From food pairing to using...
9 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Chemistry of Fried Food
Foods are fried in oils, which are basically a fat that is a liquid at room temperature. Another great video about the chemical reactions in cooking, this one explores frying food. The narrator explains that from the appearance of...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable