The Solubility of a Salt in Water at Various Temperatures

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Why do sharks swim in salt water? Because pepper water makes them sneeze! An educational lesson allows young chemists to test the solubility of different types of salt at various temperatures. Groups create a graph using data from unsaturated, saturated, and supersaturated solutions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If you live near the ocean, take a sample of the water to test
Classroom Considerations

  • Follow all safety precautions carefully to prevent combustion
  • Verify apparatus assembly is correct before allowing pupils to begin the experiment
Pros

  • Lesson connects science and math throughout 
  • Photos and diagrams are high quality and easy to interpret
Cons

  • Possible answer key is not provided
Common Core

NGSS