The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a Molecule?

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After showing they quick-paced featurette on the breaking of bonds, hold a discussion using the accompanying Think questions. Complex molecules are broken down into smaller molecules during digestion. There are six main molecules that are more commonly found: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur, or CHONPS. This is an outstanding lesson to use when introducing your class to elements for the first time.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Pros
  • The lesson is editable; you can add your own Dig Deeper resource or revise the Think and Discuss questions
  • Language and animation are directed at upper-elementary to middle school learners
  • A nice accompaniment to the lesson on mixtures by the same author and publisher
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