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53 resources with the concept dissolving

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Can Gases Dissolve in Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why does soda fizz when opened? Learners discuss the appearance of bubbles in soda bottles when opened. In groups, they design and complete an experiment comparing the amount of carbon dioxide dissolving in cold versus hot liquids.  
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Sugar and Salt Solutions

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Ionic bonds form from electrostatic energy, allowing for higher conductivity than those seen in covalent bonds. In the simulation, learners add sugar and salt to water and see the effects on concentration and conductivity of their...
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Why Does Water Dissolve Salt?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Individuals explore solubility by modeling how water dissolves salts. They then view a video and compare how well water and alcohol dissolve salts, relating their comparisons to the structure of each molecule. 
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Can Liquids Dissolve in Water?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How does food coloring work? Classes watch a demonstration showing liquids dissolving in liquids. In groups, they then explore the ability of other liquids to dissolve in water (alcohol, mineral oil, and corn syrup) by setting up and...
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Why Does Water Dissolve Sugar?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Did you know that if you wait long enough, the M on the outside of an M and M will float to the surface when submerged in water? Learners observe the sugar coating of an M and M while it is dissolving in water. They explain how this...
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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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Sugar Crystal Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 9th Standards
Blow your learners' minds with a sweet lesson on nanotechnology that uses sugar to demonstrate the difference nanoscale surface area makes in dissolving and crystal formation. Plenty of supportive background information is read to...
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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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Virtual Lab: Temperature and the Solubility of Salts

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can your scholars solve the mystery of why salts dissolve? A virtual workbench allows them to experiment with temperature and solubility with no solution prep and no post-lab clean up! Users determine the solubility of a variety of...
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Dissolving Experimental

For Students 9th - 12th
Why does like dissolve like? While in many cases opposites attract, the same cannot be said for chemistry! Solution scholars take an up-close look at the dissolving process with a customizable interactive. The resource allows users to...
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Dissolving

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens to substances when they dissolve in water? Young scientists investigate the dissolving process with a colorful interactive. The resource illustrates changes in potential energy as solute particles interact with water...
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Molarity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is your chemistry class finding it hard to concentrate these days? Give a short molarity video a try! Pupils learn the basics of the molarity calculation as they work along with the narrator.
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Uses of Limestone - Cement, Mortar, and Concrete

For Students 9th - 12th
This rock is on a roll! Introduce young geologists and environmentalists to the many uses of limestone using the fifth installment in a series of seven. Illustrate the components and properties of cement, mortar, and concrete, all while...
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Salts and Solubility

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Every cell in the human body contains salt. In an interactive simulation, participants add different salts to water. Some dissolve completely and some are slightly soluble, remaining partially in precipitate form. The number of ions,...
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Does Temperature Affect Dissolving?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When making sweet tea, why do people dissolve the sugar in hot tea instead of cold tea? The class discusses the previous lab and builds upon it. Working in groups, they design an experiment to determine how temperature affects the...
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Pill Dissolving Demo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh that one is the fastest. The teacher demonstration is the second part of a four-part series. The class observes how different pill types dissolve in simulated stomach acid. They determine which one dissolves...
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Volcanos and the Atmosphere

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the summer of 1815, snow fell every month in New England. Was this related to the volcanic eruption of Tambora in Indonesia earlier in the year? Young scientists design their own experiments to research the long-term effect a volcanic...
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Middle School Sampler: Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Focus on inquiry-based learning in your science class with a series of activities designed for middle schoolers. A helpful packet samples four different texts, which include activities about predator-prey relationships, Earth's axis and...
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Observation Milk Fat Lesson

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Turn your class loose to experiment with the different fat content in skim milk, whole milk, half and half, and heavy cream. This is a visually vibrant experiment, as learners drip food coloring on the surface of the products and measure...
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Properties of Ionic Substances

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn about ionic substances, but how often do they encounter them in their daily lives? The final video in a six-part series explains ionic substances are more common that most people realize. The narrator discusses the...
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Solubility of Ionic Solids

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars first learn about Le Chatelier's principle with a two-video set. They then apply their knowledge to a short quiz. 
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Lifestyle Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
My name is Bond, Hydrogen Bond. Written for distance scholars working on chemistry at the high school level, the lesson includes eight weeks worth of material divided into six parts: substances you use, mixing it up, your skin, what's...
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What Dissolves in Water?

For Teachers K - 5th
One of water's claims to fame is as the universal solvent. Young physical scientists experiment to discover which materials dissolve in this special compound. You could never be more prepared for teaching this lesson than by using this...
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Particle Nature of Matter

For Students 5th - 7th
Young scientists observe the active nature of molecules. They observe that an odor can escape through the rubber material of a balloon. They notice sugar as it dissolves in a beaker of water. This laboratory sheet would be valuable in...