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Enzymes in Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Enzymes play a role in almost every function in the human body. Scholars explore three variables related to the use of enzymes. They observe a catalase reaction, experiment with substrates, and examine reactions rates. 
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Greener Redox Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do some experimentation with reduction-oxidation! Stoichiometry superstars use a single-replacement reaction to study limiting reactant, theoretical yield, and the reactivity of metals through a lab activity. The teacher's guide includes...
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The Rate of a Chemical Reaction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If your pupils think a catalyst is a list of their cats, then this might be the instructional activity for you! Young chemists study the effect of temperature, catalysts, concentration, and particle size on reaction rates during four...
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The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
After watching an engaging 13-minute video about the colorless blood of icefish, future ichthyologists examine icefish blood and non-icefish blood (blood samples are simulated with Karo syrup mixtures) to determine advantages of...
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Next Generation Science Standards

For Students K - 12th Standards
Are you having trouble deciphering the Next Generation Science Standards on the website, or just trying to find the standards for your grade in a quick-and-easy format? If so, here is a free and easy-to-navigate app made with you in mind.
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Charles' Law Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Although it was published in the year 2000, this chemistry assignment is ideal for practicing the application of Charles' law. There are seven real-world problems to solve, and plenty of space provided for doing so. Add this to your...
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Dry Ice Experiments

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Freeze it to eat it. The classroom instructor demonstrates a few activities using dry ice. Two of the demonstrations show the carbon-dioxide gas coming from the melting dry ice is heavier than the surrounding air. Learners then use the...
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Get Fired Up

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Give them permission to burn. Using a tea candle, pairs find out how long the flame will continue to burn while covered by a small glass. Using that information, groups estimate how long the candle will burn under a larger drinking glass...
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Keep Your Boat Afloat

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Use whatever material floats your boat. Working in groups, scholars decide on a type of metal and a type of coating to use for building a boat. They test their creations by leaving their boats in a pool of water for several days before...
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Liquids and Solids: Changes of State

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do liquids change into solids? Learners differentiate between endothermic and exothermic changes and see how those relate to changes within states of matter. In addition, individuals take a look at vapor pressure, boiling and melting...
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Gases: The Gas Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does temperature and pressure affect the behavior of gases? Scholars learn about the three gas laws in the second of five gas presentations from the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They explore Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, and...
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Gases: Dalton's Law and Graham's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What affects how gases diffuse? The fifth presentation on gas in the Chemistry PowerPoints series teaches viewers about the phenomenon. They identify the key aspect of Dalton's Law and how it relates to the total pressure of a system....
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Gases: Gas Stoichiometry at Non-STP Conditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you determine the liters of gas in a container? Scholars explore the concept in the fourth of five gas presentations from the Chemistry PowerPoints series. Individuals use the process of stoichiometry to determine liters of gas...
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Gases: Ideal Gas Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do equal volumes of gases compare? Learners explore the concept in the third of five gas presentations from the Chemistry PowerPoints series. There is an introduction to Avogadro's number and its relation to volume, temperature, and...
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Gases: Physical Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes a gas a real gas? Scholars explore gas properties in the first of five gas presentations in the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They learn about the behavior of gases and the effects of temperature and pressure on gases....
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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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Climate and Earth Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The components of the atmosphere have a significant impact on long-term climate change. Learners begin by analyzing the role of carbon dioxide in the earth systems and how varying the levels would affect those systems—and ultimately...
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3 Egg-cellently Weird Science Experiments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever seen an egg bounce? Three interesting and simple hands-on experiments with eggs teach basic concepts about chemical reactions. First, participants cook an egg in alcohol to learn about denaturing proteins. Then, they watch...
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Determining the Size and Energy of the K-T Asteroid

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two different groups of scientists published scientific papers in 1980 offering proof of a large asteroid hitting Earth between the Cretaceous and Tertiary layers of ground. Scholars use a worksheet to analyze the same type of data as...
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Calculating Iridium Fallout from an Asteroid Impact

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should we be afraid of a large asteroid impact on Earth today? Young scientists estimate the size and composition of an asteroid similar to the one that caused the K-T mass extinction. They apply algebraic formulas to answer questions...
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Atomic Bonding

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the connection of surface area to bonding within atoms. Learners complete lab investigations to model changing surface area with different sizes and concentrations of atoms. A flour fireball demonstration follows the labs to...
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Qualitative Kinetics: Examining the Effect of an Enzyme on a Reaction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn about kinetics and buffers as they use qualitative and quantitative methods to understand enzyme rates and buffer capacity. The application of Beer's Law and spectrophotometry solidifies pupils' knowledge in the first of...
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Synthesis of Nickel Nanowires

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's all about the scale—they're not just wires, they're nanowires! The second lesson of the series builds on the oxidation-reduction experiment in the first lesson. Scholars synthesize a sample of nanowires using electrolysis. As they...
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Save the Dinosaurs with Copper and Zinc!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Create a coat of armor for dinosaur volunteers. Young scientists explore the oxidation-reduction reaction facilitated by electric current. The result of the reaction is a dinosaur coated in copper and zinc, which leads to an...