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Crash Course: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Loosely based on the 2012 AP Chemistry curriculum, a series of 46 videos introduces high schoolers to organic chemistry. The videos model how to reason through problems, recognize different organic chemicals, their uses, and use the...
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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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Electron Transitions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ready for a lab with a lot of razzle-dazzle? Young chemists observe flame tests of common salts through an always-popular activity. The updated resource focuses on observation skills, collaboration, and green chemistry practices.
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What's So Special about Bottled Drinking Water?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is artesian water designed to be better, or is it just from wells similar to those in the city of Artesium? This experiment looks at many different types of bottled waters, including artesian. Using a soap mixture, scholars test to see...
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A Crystal Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young chemists grow ionic crystals, metallic crystals, and supersaturated crystals in three different lab experiments. Observing these under a microscope allows pupils to compare the various structures. 
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Grow an Alum Crystal

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an exciting lab experiment to conduct with your high school chemistry class! Crystals are formed naturally in the environment. However, allow your blossoming chemists to create their own unique crystals using alum and water. You may...
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Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic...
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: Chemical Bonding

For Students 7th - 10th
What a cute approach to chemical bonding! Atoms all have human names and are attending at a dance. Who will pair up with whom? By reading the characteristics, and not the element name, chemistry whizzes figure out the bonding pairs....
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Cation Exchange

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding soil composition requires an understanding of chemical bonding. An informative video lesson shows learners how the atoms and molecules in the soil form ions that attract and repel other atoms and molecules. The narrator...
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Nitrogen in Fertilizer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nitrogen is an essential element for productive farming. An interactive lesson explores the chemical makeup of different fertilizers and their corresponding nitrogen content. The interactive challenges individuals to complete molecular...
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Properties of Soil

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do the different types of soil allow water to flow? Scholars compare flocculated and dispersed soils and their ability to move water through the soil. Silt, sand, and clay particles clump together and create large pores in the soil...
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Charge and Charging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does your class understand how things become charged? Are you positive? Before negative grades emerge, assign a fun interactive! The first in the five-part Static Electricity series contains three levels of charge-related questions and...
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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...
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Vanadium

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce your chemistry scholars to the periodic table's Goddess of Beauty! Through an interactive that highlights the transition metal vanadium, learners discover the colors produced in solution as vanadium changes oxidation state....
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pH 4: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Sometimes playing games in class isn't a bad thing. Science sleuths evaluate and calculate pH and pOH with an online resource. They then manipulate concentration information and relate it during a series of puzzles.
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pH and pOH

For Students 6th - 12th
Feeling a little neutral about your pH and pOH teaching strategy? Perk it up with engaging puzzles! Young scientists relate ion concentration to pH and pOH, as well as the dissociation constant for water. The resource is available as an...
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pH 2: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils puzzled over pH? Incorporate an interactive resource that teaches through games! Chemistry scholars use reasoning to solve puzzles that focus on determining the pH based upon hydrogen ion concentration.
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Halide Ion Tests

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young chemists love it when colorful solid products appear in a reaction vessel! Scholars discover the products that form during halide ion tests through a hands-on activity. Users go online and apply chemistry knowledge and reasoning...
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Forensic Tests

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Flame tests determine if there is a specific metal in a chemical compound. Young forensic scientists review their understanding of flame tests and hydroxide precipitates by solving puzzles. The timed review encourages mastery.
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Chemistry: What Is an Ionic Bond?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your class all they want to know about ionic bonds. An engaging video, part of the Socratica "Chemistry Lessons" playlist, explains what ionic bonds are and how they form. It describes multiple examples of ionic bonds and...
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Acid Strength: What Does pH Mean?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What makes one acid stronger than another? Pupils peruse the property of pH through a video from the JFR Science playlist. The narrator explains what is meant by a neutral pH, what that looks like from a chemical standpoint, and how...
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Periodic Trends: Why Can't I Get Any Francium?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We are family! Why are elements in the same group so similar in many ways? Science scholars explore the relationship between valence electrons and an element's characteristics through a video from the JFR Science playlist. The narrator...
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Ionic Bond and Ionic Compounds

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's true! Opposites do attract! A straightforward video lesson explains the basics of ionic bonding. Using visual models, the instructor describes the repeating patterns in an ionic compound. She also explains how a formula unit simply...
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Naming and Writing Ionic Formulas

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the process of writing and naming ionic formulas and compounds. Pupils learn to build ionic compounds by analyzing their charges. The instructor then explains how to name the newly created compound.