Where are the Electrons?
In this electrons instructional activity, students complete a graphic organizer to show the pattern of the principal energy levels, number of orbitals, and electrons in each sublevel of atoms.
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How Electrons Determine Chemical Behaviors
Lead the class on an investigation as they play detective and locate patterns in the electron arrangement of atoms. During the seventh lesson, they assign valence numbers to elements, organize the periodic table in the correct sequence,...
7th - 12th Science
Radio Reception and Transmission
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Electron Configurations: Writing Condensed and Expanded Versions
It's hard to keep track of electrons ... that's where electron configurations come to the rescue. A short video in the JFR Science series highlights electron configurations and how to write both condensed and expanded notation. It...
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
What is the Wave/Particle Duality? Part 2
Electrons, neutrons, and photons display behavior explained by wave-particle duality. The video explains how to picture the duality of behaviors in these parts of atoms. The drawings and comparisons to the behavior of water focus on the...
1 min 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Geckos Defy Gravity?
Geckos are reptilian superheroes, defying gravity to climb walls and hang from ceilings, but where did they get these amazing superpowers? Watch this fun video as it examines the amazingly designed feet of these unique animals and how...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable