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Chemistry Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A collection of 26 videos provides young chemists with help with concepts and topics that many find confusing. The narrator offers  clear explanations, practical advice, and uses multiple examples to ensure understanding. Great for ...
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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 1 - Solids, Liquids, and Gases

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The five lessons in the first module of the Middle School Chemistry unit focuses on solids, liquids, and gases. Young chemists use science to explain what appears to be magic tricks, build thermometers, study the impact of temperature on...
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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 3 - Density

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Chapter three in the middle school chemistry unit explores the relationship between volume and density. Young chemists conduct experiments to find volume through displacement, observe how temperature affects water density, and how the...
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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 5 - The Water Molecule and Dissolving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and discussions, young chemists explore water molecules and their polar characteristics. Groups design and carry out their own experiments to examine solubility, determine if the type of...
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American Chemical Society: Middle School Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the basic principles of chemistry with a curriculum set packed with activities and experiments that let learners explore the attractions and motion of atoms and molecules, the state changes of water,...
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Early Forensics and Crime-Solving Chemists

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Amazing historical crime scene photos and information is shared by Deborah Blum, an author who has done a tremendous amount of homework on forensic science! Perhaps you could show this to upcoming chemists as you are inspiring them to...
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists create gold nanoparticles as they learn to measure accurately with the metric system. They create an advertisement for the application of nanotechnology to complete the first lesson in a series of six.
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Collagen Chemist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Senior Collagen Scientist, Jacqui Schroeder, takes us behind the scenes of her job at Devereux Medical. She demonstrates to viewers what she does with collagen. Jacqui also shares how she prepared for her career and why she loves it!
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a scientist's favorite type of dog? A lab. This lesson includes a lab experiment and a project for young chemists to learn about measurement, including the metric system and nanotechnology. The resource includes grading rubrics...
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Chemistry Matters: The Life of a Chemist

For Students 9th - 12th
Are scientists really the stereotypical, crazy-haired, self-isolated characters depicted in movies? Far from it! They are a group of different types of personalities with a variety of interests who collaborate on projects and together...
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A Chemist in My Class?

For Teachers 1st
First graders in kindergarten science class discuss matter. They make predictions and then identify mystery items in brown paper bags as either solid, liquid, or gas by using their senses. They discuss that a chemist is a scientist that...
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Importance of Deep-Sea Ecosystems – Chemists with No Backbones

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Marine invertebrates offer us many new options for developing pharmaceutical drugs, such as w-conotoxin MVIIA, which is extracted from the cone snail and is a potent painkiller. The lesson plan encourages scholars to research various...
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Properties of Compounds and Chemical Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists have unknown compounds they need to sort. Performing three different tests on each, the chemical behaviors they observe become the basis for data analysis. 
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Equilibrium and Le Chatelier’s Principle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The best part of learning about equilibrium is that nothing changes. Young chemists observe four demonstrations during this lesson: equilibrium in a saturated solution, equilibrium with an acid-base indicator, equilibrium with cobalt...
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Antacid and Uncle Heartburn

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Household materials can be used for more than cleaning! In this collaborative experiment, emerging chemists use products such as vinegar and liquid antacid to explore chemical reactions that commonly occur in the human body.
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Chemistry Lesson: Balancing Chemical Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative video segment describes how to balance chemical equations. It ensures pupils will obey the laws of conservation of mass and shares tips to assist young chemists who may need additional help to ensure a more simplistic way...
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Functional Groups

For Students 6th - 12th
Looking for a highly functional tool to teach young chemists functional groups? Engage the class with a series of logic-based games. Users identify 12 different functional groups by name and formula to work their way through challenging...
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An Analytical Chemist, a Biochemist, an Animal Scientist, and an Oncologist Walk into a Lab...No Joke

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Oncology presents multiple opportunities for research and the collaboration of many different types of scientists. Scholars divide into groups and research the history of mass spectrometry, polarity/non-polarity,...
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Pumpkin Chemistry - Halloween Special

For Students 6th - 12th
Smashing Pumpkins isn't just an alternative rock band—in Chemistry class, it's an art form! Watch chemists work to destroy pumpkins in the most scientifically interesting ways with an engaging video. 
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Chemists and Chemistry

For Students 5th - 10th
In this chemistry worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about chemistry, matter, chemists, and more to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 7 questions total.
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The Roving Robotic Chemist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior oceanographers and underwater geologists describe the four major steps of mass spectrometry. They compete in small groups to simulate the tracking of a deepwater methane plume using imaginary autonomous underwater vehicles. Give...
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Chemistry Matters: Beyond the Textbook

For Students 9th - 12th
Chemistry isn't just about balancing equations. Inspire your young chemists by showing this film from the Nobel Prize website. It explores practical applications and contributions to humanity. In fact, it claims chemistry as the reigning...
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What is Chirality and How Did it Get in My Molecules?

For Students 9th - 12th
Flashy animation, superb narrative, and a touch of bad-hair-day humor explain the nature of chiral molecules in this five-minute feature. Viewers find out how chemist Jacobus Van't Hoff proposed that some saturated carbon molecules are...
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Do Some Research: developed "Periodic Table of the Elements"

For Students 4th - 5th
For this researching the developer of the "Periodic Table of the Elements" worksheet, students discover the name of the Russian chemist, write a short report, and draw a picture. Students complete three activities.