Quantity Analysis Teacher Resources

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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Convey to your pupils the importance of units, then show how to use dimensional analysis to perform a unit conversion. The math lesson includes detailed worked-out solutions to guide learners in their practice.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time to discover a new dimension—dimensional analysis that is. After discussing the need for dimensional analysis, the video lesson describes the process by giving a general setup. The instructor then demonstrates examples in both...
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Chemistry: Introduction to Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
While some branches of science refer to it as dimensional analysis and others as unit conversions, both terms mean the same thing. Socratica presents a video explaining the basics of this topic discussing inches-to-feet conversion as...
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Comparing Years

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Who knew that the Egyptian, Julian, and Gregorian year were different lengths? Your mathematicians will! They will have to calculate the difference between the years in seconds and find the percent change. Using dimensional analysis,...
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Dimensional Analysis #2

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students solve ten conversion problems where they find moles, mass, and molecules using dimensional analysis.
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Problem Solving by Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is your class in another dimension with regards to dimensional analysis? Give them some extra practice with a straightforward activity. Learners convert units by following concise step-wise examples, including setting up the problems....
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Chemistry: Introduction to Unit Conversion and Dimensional Analysis (Part 2)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If you know how much carbon dioxide you produce in one breath, can you figure out how much you produce in one month? Socratica helps solve multi-step unit conversion problems. The video walks through how to set up these challenges and...
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Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this science and engineering worksheet, learners use dimensional analysis to solve each of the problems stated on the sheet. They illustrate their work and how they arrived at their answers by using significant figures for their final...
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The Unit Factor and Dimensional Analysis

For Students 8th - 10th
In this unit factor and dimensional analysis worksheet, students read about how to convert from one unit to another using unit factors and how to work with square units and cubic units using dimensional analysis. They practice solving...
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WS 2.5 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
Science students apply dimensional analysis to relate quantities in six different problems. They consider the cost of steak, a young man's growth rate, a medicine prescription, fuel efficiency, and more. This worksheet is a great way to...
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WS 1.6 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
In this conversions worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to convert from one metric unit to another and from the English system of measurement to the metric system.
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WS 4.4 Stoichiometry Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Four balanced chemical equations are presented for your pupils to analyze. They identify limiting reagents and use dimensional analysis to compute products. This practical worksheet is one that you will want to keep in your repertoire to...
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Review Sheet for Dimensional Analysis Test on Moles, Grams

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students solve four problems using dimensional analysis to solve for moles and masses of products.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this mathematics worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to solve each of the problems on the sheet. They convert the measurements to the units indicated. Then, students identify the cost of a kilogram of margarine.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 10th
For this mathematics worksheet, students apply dimensional analysis to solving each problem. They identify the conversion factor and describe a unique characteristic of a conversion factor. Students also identify the unit in the final...
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AP Chemistry-Topic 1 A Few More Horrific Dimensional Analysis Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
If you will be teaching dimensional analysis in your chemistry course, this worksheet will provide problems for your pupils to practice solving. It is a compact worksheet consisting of only four questions, however, they are applicable to...
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Worksheet 3: Dimensional Analysis and Conversions

For Students 9th - 11th
For this dimensional analysis worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to solve given problems. They convert units of measure within the metric system. This two-page worksheet contains 16 problems.
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Metric System Conversion Factors

For Students 6th - 12th
In this metric system conversion learning exercise, students use dimensional analysis to convert metric and English units. There are 5 metric to metric problems and 10 metric to English problems.
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WS 1.6 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis activity, students solve nine problems by converting form one metric unit to another and converting from the English system to the metric system using the process of dimensional analysis.
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WS 4.8-Review

For Students 10th - 12th
In this chemistry review instructional activity, students solve a variety of problems including balancing equations, solving for unknowns using dimensional analysis, finding percent yields, limiting reactants and empirical formulas.
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Dimensional Analysis WS

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert numbers from scientific notation to standard notation and from standard notation to scientific notation. They indicate the number of significant figures. They convert from one...
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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Time Problems and Dimensional Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
For this time problems and dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert 10 problems from one unit of measurement to another using the process of dimensional analysis. They use conversion factors to solve for the unknown units.
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The Mole as a Large Number or an Exercise in Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete an activity and make "provable estimates."  In this dimensional analysis lesson students use dimensional analysis and complete an activity. 
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Scientific Measurement and Conversion

For Students 8th - 12th
In this measurement instructional activity, students review the rules of dimensional analysis and then determine if the 3 equations given follow the dimensional analysis rules.
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Design a Track

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners investigate track and field dimensions, measure an actual track, and construct a scale model. The use of a meter stick, dimensional analysis, and the application of the distributive property to variables forms the main focus of...
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WS 1.4 Metric Units II

For Students 10th - 12th
In this metric units worksheet, students convert measurements from one metric unit to another using dimensional analysis. They must show their work to receive credit.
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Unit Multipliers

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
How many yards are in 360 inches? Pupils answer this question with the help of a video lesson. The instructor uses dimensional analysis to complete the conversion. 
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Fermi Weight

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wait, there is an estimate for how much that weighs. The resource contains three questions about weight. Using dimensional analysis and benchmarks, pupils determine a reasonable weight for trash, food, and a grain of salt.
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Fermi Volume

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It is about this big. An assessment provides three questions on the estimations of volume. Pupils determine the quantities needed and use dimensional analysis to arrive at estimations involving dollar bills, paint, and gasoline.
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Fermi Time

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's all just a matter of time. The resource provides four Fermi questions in reference to time. The questions are open-ended and require classmates to make use of estimation and dimensional analysis.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
In this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert made up unit to other units using dimensional analysis. They are given conversion factors for the units.
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WS 2.7 Dimensional Analysis

For Students 10th - 12th
For this problem solving worksheet, students use dimensional analysis and show their work to find unknowns in problems. They calculate molecules, days to earn money, growth per day and quantities of items purchased at certain prices.
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Hybrid Vehicles: Cut Pollution and Save Money

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Math and science meet in this lesson on hybrid electric automobiles. This 24-page resource provides everything you need for teaching a lesson that compares the use of internal combustion engines to hybrid electric engines. Participants...
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Study Jams! Customary Units of Length

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
See if your mathematicians can go from miles to yards to feet and back again with unit conversions. This video introduces the topic of the customary units of length and common equivalents. The main rule is to multiply when making...
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Floor Plan

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multi-step problem has learners finding the actual area based on a scale drawing and then converting units at the end. Two different solution choices are listed depending on the preference on which step to start first. Both methods can...
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Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
For this dimensional analysis worksheet, students convert given measurements in the metric system to the English system of measurement using dimensional analysis and equivalence factors. They also covert from the English system to the...
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How Steep Can a Ramp Be? and Other Math Lessons

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers compute the desired length of a ramp that needs to go up three steps. The packet includes five challenge questions with answers and teaching pages to go along with each challenge question
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What Can We Measure about Chemicals?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this measurement and converting worksheet, students solve ten problems using dimensional analysis to convert from one unit of measurement to another.
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Unit Conversions

For Students 7th - 9th
In this unit conversion worksheet, students solve six problems where they convert from one metric unit to another using the process of dimensional analysis.
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Real-Life Math — Production Scheduler

For Students 6th Standards
Use unit rates to find the number of parts needed to produce a given number of units. A production scheduler shares the different ways schedulers use math to ensure the required amount of parts are available to manufacture air...
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Conversions and Equations Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this conversions and equations instructional activity, learners balance equations, write equations and convert from grams to moles and molecules to moles.
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How Do You Use Dimensional Analysis to Convert Units on Both Parts of a Rate?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
The video just before this lesson showed how to do unit analysis and rate conversions. This lesson also shows conversion of unit rates, feet, miles, seconds, hours. So pay attention and learn how to figure out how many feet per second...
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Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In this conversions worksheet, students solve 10 word problems using dimensional analysis. A table with conversions factors are given.
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WS 1.9 Review-Calculations

For Students 10th - 12th
In this calculations review worksheet, students convert from one metric unit to another, they identify significant figures in numbers, they find density of substances, and they solve problems using dimensional analysis.
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Dimensional Analysis Worksheet

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this dimensional analysis activity, students solve six word problems using dimensional analysis to solve for an unknown. These include finding density, and converting from one unit to another. They also categorize samples as...
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Introduction to Chemistry

For Students 8th - 12th
Hand your incoming scientists a collection of helpful worksheets to introduce them to your chemistry class. The packet addresses exponents, scientific notation, metric conversion, and dimensional analysis.
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Currency Exchange

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Take your class on a North American adventure with a currency conversion problem. Pupils are asked to change US dollars into Canadian dollars and then to Mexican pesos. The commentary includes two solutions, converting by unit rates and...
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WS 5.7 Review-Moles and Chemical Reactions

For Students 10th - 12th
In this moles and chemical reactions worksheet, students balance three equations, they use dimensional analysis and stoichiometry to solve equations for unknowns, and they determine if reactions will occur based on the activity series.
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Answers Need Units

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Answers have no meaning without units! Activities that investigate perimeter, area, volume, and graphs explain the importance of units. The instructional activity begins with an investigation of graphs with different scales. Pupils then...
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Conversion Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
In this conversion worksheet, students fill in 10 blanks, determine if 5 statements are true or false, and match 3 terms with the appropriate definitions. Students answer questions about conversions factors and their equivalences,...
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Dimensional Analysis Problem Set

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students, after studying various pages of a NASA Web-based textbook, use dimensional analysis to verify actual aeronautic equations.
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The Portion is the Poison

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students calculate the amount of everyday food products or liquids that would need to be consumed in order to become toxic. By using unit analysis, they calculate the amount of certain common food items that would need to be consumed in...
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Tracking Satellites Using Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, viewing an Internet site, plot the path of several satellites using latitude and longitude over the course of an hour. They learn the four basic types of satellites and their purpose.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students use a variety of links provided on the page to explore Dimensional analysis. They first read a documents designed to teach new material, then they take a short quiz. Following this review, students use the Internet to find and...
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S'mores Stoichiometry Lab

For Students 10th - 12th
In this stoichiometry lab, students use graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate chips given to them to determine the limiting reactants, the theoretical, percent and actual yield of the s'mores. They answer six questions using...
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From Another Dimension

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hold measurements to a different metric. Class members convert the measurements of a dog's tumor to explain the size to its owner. Using cards, learners match metric measurements with their English equivalents. They then read articles to...
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Stories That Formulas Tell

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Learn the stories a formula holds. An interesting lesson takes a unique approach to teach how to use formulas. Beginning with a formula, learners predict what the variables stand for and then use the formula to make calculations and tell...
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Baking Sod Stoichiometry Lab

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this stoichiometry worksheet, students are given baking soda and perform a decomposition reaction to produce three products by heating the baking soda. They use an indicator to determine the products of the reaction and write a...
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Review Sheets: Beginning Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
This jumbo worksheet contains everything you need to get through Pre-Algebra. Begin with simple expressions, and end with linear functions and polygons. There are multiple problems for each topic to make sure those skills are set. 
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Student Workbook: Geometry and Measurement

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The volume of this geometry packet is obtuse! Packed with every topic and type of problem learned in the class, each page is nicely organized by section and contains a worksheet and sometimes reference examples. 
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How BIG is 400?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students solve problems using dimensional analysis. In this chemistry lesson, students choose a problem and present it in class. The rest of the class will evaluate the solved problem on the board.
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Heartifacts

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using rates of various heart functions, pupils determine the number of beats and amount of blood pumped for various times. Once they finish that, learners create a problem using the amount of work accomplished by the heart hourly.
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The Units of the English System

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Go from feet to inches to yards and back again with this notes and worksheet combo resource. Several pages of examples regarding unit conversion of the English system are given, followed by different pages of problems. There is a nice...
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Model Solar System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sun's diameter is 864,337 miles—challenge learners to create a scale model of the solar system that fits in your classroom. Scholars make conversions and work with scientific notation as they create the scale model. 
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Metric Units of Weight and Volume

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Getting the right measurements can save a lot of time and money in the real world. Learners are introduced to unit conversion and how to accurately go from one unit to another. The first pages are notes and then the packet finishes with...
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Notebook to Trees

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How much does recycling save? Given conversion factors, pupils calculate the number of trees that using notebooks made from 50 percent recycled materials would save. The calculations use the average number of notebooks used each year for...
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Molar Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Start stoichiometry scholars off on the path to success with a short video. The narrator of this interesting video guides viewers through the concepts of the mole, molar mass, and Avogadro's number. Additional topics include converting...
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Arithmetic of Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every great chemistry teacher has a stoichiometry toolbox full of lessons designed to chisel away at misconceptions and confusion. It's time to make room for something new! Incorporate a brief but detailed video that walks junior...
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Using Ratios: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
How do ratios work in geometry? The video answers just this question in order to help your class master an important skill. Using the concept of ratios, this segment in an extensive geometry playlist applies ratio reasoning to...
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Cash or Gas?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Which option provides the best payout? Pupils predict which lottery prize to take. They devise a method to calculate which prize would likely provide the greatest monetary value.
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Real-Life Math | Chef

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Cook up a lesson on unit conversions. Scholars brainstorm how chefs use math in restaurants, and then watch a video of a real chef explaining how unit conversions, food and supply costs, portion sizes, and payroll all require math. They...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Communication is the key. A presentation provides 25 sample items for Claim 3, Communicating Reasoning, for the Smarter Balanced High School Math assessment. Items require pupils to answer the question and provide logical reasoning to...
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Utah Open Textbook: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Technology can help save money and add convenience. The resource offers a free textbook for a complete Chemistry course. The text begins with a review of the scientific method and continues to explain topics such as chemical bonding,...
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Water Lesson Plan

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of water in our daily lives. In this physics lesson, students calculate the pressure of water tower systems. They investigate the effect of certain variables using a computer simulation.
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Review of Kinetic Theory

For Students 9th - 12th
In this kinetic theory worksheet, students convert given measurements to different units. Students compare the boiling point and freezing point of water in Fahrenheit and Kelvin. This worksheet has 12 problems to solve, 5 fill in the...
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Nature of Science and Measurement Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nature of science and measurement worksheet, students answer 30 questions about experimental design, pure science vs. applied science, density, metric conversions and dimensional analysis.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Students 7th - 10th
In this word problem learning exercise, students use the factor label to solve the 5 word problems. Students must state what they have, what they are looking for, and then the conversion factor they will use to solve the problem.
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Stoichiometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Moles, grams, particles, volume ... how do I keep them all straight? Help pupils sort out the terms and calculations used in stoichiometry with a video tutorial. Topics include mole ratios, molar mass, molar volume, and common...
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Dimensional Analysis Practice

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math worksheet, middle schoolers practice making measurement conversions for the 19 problems that includes scientific notation and word problems.
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Dimensional Analysis

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine different dimensions and units which go with a particular dimension. They explore the concept of linear measurement versus area. Students estimate area of 3-D objects. They practice converting from one unit of...
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Spinning an Old Record

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to examine angular velocity. Using the revolutions per minute, learners calculate the speed of a point on a 33 record. They compare the speed of a point on the edge of the record to the speed of a point closer to...
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Science Worksheets

For Students 8th - 12th
If you need an array of worksheets to augment your science lessons, peruse a collection of assignments that is sure to fit your needs. With topics such as metric conversion, the scientific method, textbook features, research skills,...
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How Do You Convert a Rate To A Unit Rate?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is unit rate? How is a ratio converted to unit rate? Really, it's just about getting the denominator of a ratio to be 1. When the denominator is 1, the ratio is a unit rate. Check out this video as the instructor illustrates a few...
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Hybrid Vehicles: Cut Pollution and Save Money

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine how driving a hybrid car can save money and cut down on pollution.  In this hybrid vehicles instructional activity students complete an exercise that shows them how to work with proportions, percents, dimensional...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem Using Unit Rates?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here's a real-world word problem. It involves walking for a certain amount of time. There are some given values to use. So take the given values, set up the ratio and then convert that to a unit rate value. Now use this unit rate to get...
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Conversion Factors 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Converting from moles to number of particles doesn't have to be difficult! Watch as a video briefly explains the concept of conversion factors. It uses a more common conversion of miles to feet as an example to introduce conversion factors.
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CheMATHstry That Sticks Right to You

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students find the percent composition of sugar in the gum. In this chemistry instructional activity, students calculate percent error from the experiment. They use dimensional analysis to convert between units.
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Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Equip your chemistry class with the tools to properly understand endothermic and exothermic reactions. Young chemists collect, analyze, and graph data to determine how the Law of Conservation of Matter is applied to chemical composition...
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Charles’ Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searching for a relatively interesting way to demonstrate Charles' Law? Here is a lesson in which pupils heat air inside a flask and then cool the flask to quickly cool the air. They make observations about what occurs during the cooling...
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The Smart Son

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange....
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Average Atomic Masses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Facilitate learning by using small objects to teach the principles of atomic mass in your science class. Pupils determine the average mass of varying beans as they perform a series of competitive experiments. They gather data and...
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Vapor Pressure and Colligative Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hate to vacuum, but enjoy using a vacuum pump? Explore a lesson that starts with a demonstration of boiling water at various temperatures by using a vacuum pump. Then scholars design their own experiments to measure vapor pressure and...
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Thermochemistry: Heat and Chemical Changes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes particles attract? Here, learners engage in multiple activities that fully describe colligative properties and allow the ability to critically assess the importance of these properties in daily life. Young chemists conduct...
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Partial Pressure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
At some point, everyone has been under pressure—even Dalton! Explore Dalton's law of partial pressures with young chemists as they measure the volume of air extracted from a sample compared to its original volume. Class members perform...
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Finding a Rate by Dividing Two Quantities

For Teachers 6th Standards
Develop the right station to solve rate word problems. The 18th instructional activity in a series of 29 starts by interpreting the aspects of rates with two different quantities. Pupils use the interpretation of rates to solve problems,...
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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 activity in a series of six.
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How Much Energy Is That Anyway?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The fifth instructional activity in the six part series introduces units of energy including calories, Calories, and joules. Scholars determine the energy released when eating a snack and during activity.
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Determining the Density of a Liquid

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students find the density of diet soda and regular soda. In this density lesson plan, students measure the mass of a graduated cylinder with 10 different volumes of each soda. They find the mass of the liquid alone and use the volume to...
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Acid-Base Theory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Litmus paper, why so blue? A chemistry lesson includes a pre-lab activity, practice calculating pH, an experiment measuring the pH in acids and bases, a titration demonstration, and a titration experiment. 
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Laboratory Safety and Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Avoiding lab safety rules will not give you super powers. The lesson opens with a demonstration of not following safety rules. Then, young chemists practice their lab safety while finding the mass of each item in a mixture and trying to...
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States of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists have been studying exothermic reactions before they were cool. The lesson begins with a discussion and a demonstration of heat curves. Scholars then determine the heat of fusion of ice and the heat needed to boil water through...
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Molar Volume of a Gas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a chemist's favorite plant? Stoichiome Tree! Scholars produce hydrogen gas by reacting magnesium with hydrochloric acid. Then they calculate the molar volume of the gas produced before answering assessment questions. 
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Solution Concentrations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when you combine 6.022 times 10 to the 23 piles of dirt into one? You make a mountain out of a mole hill. Scholars use dehydration to obtain percent composition and then calculate the molarity of the original solution. 
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Heat Transfer and Heat Capacity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to increase the heat! Young chemists demonstrate heat transfer and heat capacity in an activity-packed lab, showing the transitions between solid, liquid, and gaseous phases of materials. Individuals plot data as the changes...
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Moles Lab Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Want my name and number? It's 6.0221415 times 10 to the 23rd, and my name is Avogadro. Providing nine different activities, experiments, and labs, this lesson keeps Avogadro relevant to your class all year long. 
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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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Stiochiometry: Quantifying Changes in the Environment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars examine stoichiometry. In this chemical reaction and mole lesson, students complete an experiment based on readiness levels to explore that changes are quantified in chemical reactions.
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To Float or Not to Float, That is the Question?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders develop operational definition of density, do computations using density equation, categorize pieces of matter as being able to float on water or not, based on density, explain why some objects sink or float based on...
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Electron Configuration Worksheet

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
For this chemistry worksheet, students complete the table for each element by writing the electron configuration of the element and giving the values of the four quantum numbers. They also create an energy level diagram for their element...
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WS 4.2 The Mole

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this moles worksheet, students convert measurements of moles to mass, measurements of mass to moles, measurements of moles to atoms or molecules and measurements of atoms or molecules to moles.
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WS 4.4 Stoichiometry

For Students 10th - 12th
In this stoichiometry instructional activity, students are given four chemical reactions and they find quantities of products made, limiting reactants, excess reactants, and percent yield of products.
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WS 4.3 Stoichiometry Part I

For Students 10th - 12th
In this stoichiometry worksheet, students use four balanced equations to calculate mole of products made, moles of reactants needed for chemical reactions to proceed and mass of reactants needed to produce products.
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Converting Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders convert customary linear measurements. They explore using ratios to convert from inches to feet, ounces to pounds, etc. In groups, 6th graders complete conversions. They explain to the class how to solve their problems.
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Oceans Alive! Mathematical identification of microorganisms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify that math relationships are linked to science and evaluate microscopic concepts. In this exploring science activity students explore different cells and view them under a microscope. 
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Force, Displacement and Acceleration

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore physics by conducting an experiment in class. In this force lesson plan, students define the terms acceleration, displacement and force while discussing how they relate to each other. Students participate in an...
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Physical Science Final Exam Review Packet

For Students 8th - 12th
If you need a way to assess the concepts in your physical science class, use an extended set of worksheets as a midterm or final exam. It includes questions about density, physical and chemical matter, speed and velocity, weight and...
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How Do You Solve a Scale Model Problem Using a Scale Factor?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scale drawings are used to represent many things. Scales are used all the time on maps, and in architectural drawings. Watch this video as the instructor illustrates a simple drawing of a blueprint to represent the footage of an actual...
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How Large is a Mole of M&M's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate whether or not a mole of M&M's fill their high school. They practice factor-labeling, define a mole, and calculate the number of cubic feet per mole of M&M's. To answer the question they measure and calculate...
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PD-ROM 2.2: Our Quad Needs Sod (Ms. Ana England)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners use formulas for common geometric shapes in order to solve a real-life, multi-step problem. They calculate material cost based on price/sq. unit.
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Physics Rewind

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders differentiate speed and velocity. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explain Newton's laws of motion. They calculate speed using a mathematical formula.
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Isotopes Lab

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students conduct an experiment to solve a problem on half-life. In this chemistry lesson, students examine half-life. They explain how this concept is important in dating fossils.
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Heat Transfer and Pollution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students perform computer simulations on air dispersion. For this chemistry lesson, students calculate energy transfer based on specific heat and temperature change. They explain the causes of smog.
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Careers Lesson: Budget Analysis

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine money management. They study percentages, inequalities, fixed and variable expense calculations in order to develop an understanding of how these concepts apply to budgeting a lifestyle for a specific career.
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Roller Coaster Production

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders become mathematically confident by communicating and reasoning mathematically, by applying mathematics in real-world settings, and by solving problems in order to create a roller coaster according to the rules.
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Algebra/Geometry Institute: Area, Circumference, Perimeter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students solve area problems.  In this area, circumference, and perimeter lesson, students solve area and perimeter problems using standard and metric units of measure.  They identify the best customary unit of measure for a given...
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Introduction to Light

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the basic structure of the atom. In this chemistry lesson, students explain how colors relate to energy that electrons emit. They calculate energy of the emitted photons.
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Matter and Change

For Students 9th - 12th
In this matter instructional activity, students use the melting and boiling points of given substances to answer questions. Students determine the significant figures of given numbers and compare chemical and physical changes. This...
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Want to Drag?!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students use the Metric system and engineering software to design a scale model car. In this scale model car making lesson, students design a scale model car using computer software, the Metric system, and properties of aerodynamics....
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Calculations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this calculations learning exercise, students express numbers in scientific notation and determine the number of significant figures. Students find conversion factors to change units. This learning exercise has 8 word problems.
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Measurement and Problem Solving Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this measurement and problem solving learning exercise, students solve 6 problems which include metric conversions, scientific notation, significant figures and elements and their symbols.
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Chemistry Basics Practice Exam

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry practice worksheet, students solve sixteen problems including identifying chemical and physical changes, calculating numbers with significant figures, naming compounds and writing formulas and converting from one unit...
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Geometry - Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review the procedure for determining appropriate types of measurements for given situations and measurement conversions. They figure perimeter, area, and volume of 2 and 3 dimensional objects.
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Simulated Seas: Bathymetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students estimate ocean depth using their simulated sea box. For this marine science lesson, students design an experiment to solve a problem. They construct a model of the sea floor based on data collected.
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Determination of Phosphates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students engage in a laboratory lesson in order to increase understanding of the impact of phosphates at the chemical and ecological levels. The lab exercise is completed with the goal of getting them to predict the outcomes and future...
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Flame Test

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students conduct a flame test on different substances. In this chemistry lesson, students predict the element present based on the color emitted during the flame test. They explain how different elements produce different colors.
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Tracking Satellites Using Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate how to track satellites using latitude and longitude. They investigate what man learns from all the satellites currently being studied today. Students analyze the four basic types of satellite orbits.
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The Metric System and Significant Figures

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students compare and contrast the English and Metric system. In this chemistry activity, students demonstrate how to convert English to metric and vise versa. They solve problems following the rules of significant figures.