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Curriculum Links - Teacher Tools - Curriculum and Lesson Plans. Ed and Periodic Videos. Chemical Education Xchange. S1 2 - chemistry and periodic table unit plan. The Periodic Table: A Unit Study – DIYHomeschooler. Teach21 Unit Plan. Real World Applications of Chemistry. Beverage Density Lab Analyze the sugar content in soda or juice by measuring its density.

Real World Applications of Chemistry

Presenter: Bob Becker Sodium Alginate Explore the properties of sodium alginate, an ionic polymer obtained from seaweed. MSTE Online Resource Catalog, MSTE, University of Illinois. Chemlab_experiment. The World of Chemistry. SOL 2010 Science ESS Sample Lesson Plans. Beta Decay - Beta Decay, Radioactivity, Antineutrinos. Lessons & Instructional Materials. The Conservation Of Mass (The Mass Of Gas) Biology/Chemistry. Biology/Chemistry Surface Tension (Soap Boat) Objective(s): This activity is written for students of all ages.


Students will become familiar with surface tension. Students will determine if soap will affect surface tension. Materials: Index card, any size clean water Scissors clean 9” pie tin or other container Liquid soap Strategy: Fill the pie tin half full of water and have it sitting on the front table when the students come in. Cut a triangle out of the index card (2” high and 1” wide should do it.) Cut a smaller triangle out of the bottom of the boat.

Marva Anyanwu - Wendell E. Green. Ed Tisko's AP Chem Page. Welcome to Eddy Tisko's AP Chemistry Page.

Ed Tisko's AP Chem Page

This page has been constructed to aid the teachers that attend the AP Chemistry Institute here at UNO in this summer and make documents available to others. Below are downloadable files pertinent to the class. Two formats are available. For printing purposes, the pdf format is preferable. The pdf format is viewed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Salt, Diamonds and DNA: 5 Surprising Facts About Crystals. Useful Links - Target Inquiry.

Chapter Overview. Chapter 1: Molecules in Motion Students will experience all five elements of inquiry as they ask questions about M&M’s in water, design and conduct experiments to answer these questions, and develop explanations based on their observations.

Chapter Overview

Chapter 2: Physical Properties & Physical Change in Solids In this chapter, students compare the properties of four different household crystals to the properties of an unknown crystal. Hydrogen»uses [WebElements Periodic Table] The following uses for hydrogen are gathered from a number of sources as well as from anecdotal comments.

Hydrogen»uses [WebElements Periodic Table]

I'd be delighted to receive corrections as well as additional referenced uses (please use the feedback mechanism to add uses). One of hydrogen's isotopes, tritium (3H) is radioactive. Chemistry. NOTE: For those of you who are having difficulty with the links in the above menu, click here!


All teacher documents were originally created in Microsoft Word and some were saved as Web Pages. Those may be easily copied and pasted back into Word for making any changes desired. However, some of the files don't translate back into Word that well. So, some files are in Word only. Where files are in both htm or html and Word you can click on the Word icon after the link. Discovery Education's Puzzlemaker: Create your own cross word puzzles! Cucumber Chemistry: Moisture Capture with Desiccants. Observations and results Did you observe the cucumber slices shrinking?

Cucumber Chemistry: Moisture Capture with Desiccants

The fresh cucumber should have remained very crisp and moist over the 30 minutes you observed it. The Elements Revealed: An Interactive Periodic Table. In the October 2011 issue of Scientific American, we celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. Learn more about its impact on our daily lives in our Special Report. UPDATED: 06/18/2013 In honor of the 2013 Lindau meeting, which focuses on chemistry, we have updated our interactive periodic table with links to Nature Chemistry's In Your Element essay series.

Each essay tells the story of a particular element, often describing its discovery, history and eventual uses. Main Sources & More to Explore: In Your Element round up : The Sceptical Chymist. Here’s a round up of the In Your Element essays we’ve published so far.

In Your Element round up : The Sceptical Chymist

Each non-faded element tile links out to the essay about that element in the journal — these are currently free to access. We’ll update this post as and when we publish new essays. Most recent element added: tantalum Some notes: 1. 2. Ziptop Bag Chemistry Experiment 5. Games and Puzzles. Science Games Who Wants to Win $1,000,000?

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- Answer 15 science and math based questions correctly and become a (pretend!) Millionaire! Virginia State Standards of Learning Practice Tests - Practice taking the SOL tests! Subjects currently include algebra, math, science and technology. Science Vocabulary Hangman - Use the clues to discover the computer's secret word! Science Crossword Puzzles - Use the clues provided to solve each crossword puzzle! Scrambled Science Words - Use the clues provided to unscramble a science word or term! Math Games SpeedMath Deluxe - Use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to solve an equation as quickly as possible! High School Chemistry Demonstrations. How to Supercool Water - Two Methods. Nitrogen Triiodide Chemistry Demonstration. By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.

Nitrogen Triiodide Chemistry Demonstration

In this spectacular chemistry demonstration, crystals of iodine are reacted with concentrated ammonia to precipitate nitrogen triiodide. The NI3 is filtered out. When dry, the compound is so unstable that the slightest contact causes it to decompose into nitrogen and iodine gas, producing a very loud 'snap' and a cloud of purple iodine vapor. Color Chemistry Demonstrations. Rainbow in a Glass Density Demonstration.

Make an Acid-Base Rainbow Wand. By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. An acid-base rainbow wand is an easy and colorful chemistry demonstration which illustrates the range of colors available for a pH indicator solution. Take a long glass tube and fill it with Universal Indicator solution. Add a few drops of 0.02M HCl to one end of the tube and seal it with a stopper. Atoms: Neutrons. Neutrons are the particles in an atom that have a neutral charge. They aren't positive like protons. They aren't negative like electrons. But don't start thinking that they aren't important. Every piece of an atom has huge importance to the way the atom acts and behaves.

Neutrons are no exception. So, if an atom has equal numbers of electrons and protons, the charges cancel each other out and the atom has a neutral charge. Anecdotes for Chemistry Teachers - Handouts- Learn Chemistry. Andrew G Myers Research Group. Skip to main content Search. Chemistry PowerPoint Lessons, Handouts, Labs, and Worksheets. Chemistry PowerPoint Lessons, Handouts, Labs, and Worksheets.