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453 resources with the concept gases

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Mentos and Diet Coke!

For Students K - 5th
Let the bubbles tell the story. Using a hands-on lesson, budding scientists learn how carbon dioxide in soda interacts with objects placed in the soda. The lesson explains how the gas adheres to the surface of the objects based on the...
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What’s the Difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Introduce pupils to chemical reactions. Using the hands-on lesson, learners experiment with substances that combine to form a gas. Different substances react to form different amounts of gas, leading to a discussion about the particles...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 5th Standards
Bring the water cycle into the classroom without the mess. Learners build a model of the water cycle using everyday materials. They observe the process of evaporation and condensation and relate their observations to the larger scale...
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Matter Is Made of Tiny Particles

For Students 5th Standards
Believe in the invisible and convince the class that tiny particles exist even if they can't see them! A thorough lesson investigates all phases of matter and provides pupils hands-on experiences that demonstrate that all matter is made...
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Thermal Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is it possible to blow up a balloon without touching it? By placing a cold bottle and balloon system into hot water, groups demonstrate how thermal energy causes gas expansion. Scholars place the bottle in cold water and reverse the...
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A Spectral Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It's no mystery that every gas has an emission spectrum. Scholars use a spectrograph to look at the emission spectra of nitrogen, oxygen, air, and other gases in gas discharge tubes. They use their results to determine the identity of a...
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Stomp Rocket

For Teachers K - 6th
It doesn't take rocket science to launch a rocket. A fun activity has pupils build a rocket that launches when they stomp on a plastic bottle. They learn how the escaping compressed gas from the bottle causes the rocket to fly.
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Cloud in a Bottle

For Teachers K - 6th
Perhaps one day humans will learn to control the weather. Future scientists simulate clouds and fog in a plastic bottle. They conduct an experiment where they place smoke and hot water in the bottle, then squeeze and release repeatedly....
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Create Gas

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Let's have a gas. Individuals mix baking soda and vinegar in a bottle. Learners view the interaction between the solid and the liquid and notice that a gas is formed. Scholars notice the gas inflates a balloon stretched across the mouth...
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Water Molecules in Drama

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The state of molecules is changing. Young actors and actresses perform the process of phase change in front of the class. They assume the roles of water molecules and, as a group, show how the behavior of the molecules in the solid,...
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Solid to Liquid to Gas

For Teachers K - 3rd
Help classes understand heat as a form of energy. A hands-on activity has learners investigate how heat, or the lack of heat, affects the physical state of water. They then connect their discoveries to the water cycle.
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Looking at Water - Solid, Liquid, or Gas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Here's a tip: only one substance is commonly found as a solid, liquid, and gas. Learners use that knowledge as they investigate the properties of water in each state. They interact with water in each of its three phases and record what...
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What Makes Neon Signs Glow? A 360° Animation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why are neon signs so bright and colorful? Scholars discover how artists create neon signs and find out that neon is not the only gas they use in their production. Next, they explore the history of neon signs and how their development...
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Investigating the Atmosphere - Air Takes Up Space

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
How do you know there is air? Can you see it, smell it, feel it? To begin the investigation, learners watch a video and discuss what they know about air and the atmosphere. Then, they participate in five different hands-on, inquiry-based...
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Fizzy Balloons - C02 in School

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Carbon dioxide is a very important gas; it is present in the air, used in cooking, and supports plant and animal life. Scholars investigate the properties of carbon dioxide with three different activities. They experience a color change,...
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Turbulence: One of the Great Unsolved Mysteries of Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While airlines acknowledge turbulence, scientists have yet to solve the mysteries of these air currents. Find out what is known with a short video that explores the complex nature of turbulence.
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Why Are the Inner and Outer Planets Different?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did the planets form? An interesting video from the SciShow Space series identifies the differences between the inner and outer planets and how the history of the solar system's sun put everything in its place. Viewers also learn...
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Poison Gas Warfare In WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Lungs burning, eyes blurry—chemical weapons cause great destruction. Scholars view a short video analyzing the first use of chemical weapons in World War I. The eighth lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War investigates the legality...
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The Sun's Energy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does the sun produce so much energy without blowing up? Viewers discover the delicate balance of inward and outward forces within the sun through a short video. The lesson includes discussion questions and is part of a larger sun...
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State Symbols

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When water is a solvent in a chemical equation, we consider it an aqueous solution. Scholars match the name of four states of matter to their proper symbol in a chemical equation. Four puzzles provide repetition to help pupils remember...
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Strange Sand Acts Like Liquid

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can you use a solid to study fluid dynamics? You bet! Science scholars examine the process of fluidization with a video from an extensive physics playlist. The narrator demonstrates and explains how the uniform movement of air causes...
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Sodium Halide Reactions with Conc. H2SO4

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do you get when you combine precipitate reactions with puzzles? Maximize the engagement in a single replacement reactions lesson by incorporating fun puzzles. Chemistry scholars observe the reaction between several sodium halides...
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States of Matter 2

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
While scientists have identified seven states of matter, these puzzles cover the most common three. Scholars match the properties, particle motion, and particle picture to each type of matter. Three Sudoku-style puzzles review the data...
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States of Matter 1

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Do solids, liquids, and gases even matter? Scholars match the state of matter to its particle picture, size and shape description, and description of the arrangement of the particles. Once they complete that activity, they complete a...