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36 resources with the concept alcohols

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Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson.
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Berries...With a Side of DNA? (High School)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is DNA still present after picking fruit or cooking vegetables? Biology scholars extract and collect DNA strands in an impactful lab. Working groups prepare their samples and compare their results to negative and positive standard...
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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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Simple Calorimetry to Find the Enthalpy of Combustion of Alcohols

For Students 9th - 12th
Accomplished chemistry learners set up a calorimeter and measure the energy released by various alcohols: methanol, ethanol, and either propanol or butanol. Lab masters will first need to design their own tables for recording data....
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Virtual Lab: Alcohol Density Problem

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Assume the role of Canadian border control! The percent of alcohol and density of a solution are related. Young scholars use this fact to classify solutions by their alcohol content to determine if they meet Canadian import laws.
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The Solution to Solubility Is the Solvent

For Students 9th - 12th
What's a solute without a solvent? Investigate the interaction between solutes and solvents in a lab activity that explores the solubility of different solutes. Scholars consider the conductivity of solutions and also the solubility of...
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Alcohols (16-19)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Propanol is a common alcohol used in hand sanitizers. The many forms and uses of alcohols fill an intriguing lesson. Scholars apply logic to match alcohols, chemical structural formulas, oxidation products, and more in a series of puzzles.
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Organic Molecules Day—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
In search of an organic lab that employs real-life techniques and analysis methods? Groups carry out the nitration of methyl benzoate, then attempt to determine the number and location of the nitro groups added to the benzene ring....
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Organic Names—Functional Groups

For Students 6th - 12th
Worried that your lesson plan about functional groups is dysfunctional? Liven things up with interactive puzzles! Curious chemists arrange functional groups based on name, formula, suffix, and an example. The challenge begins when the...
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Esters from Alcohols and Acids

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fats and oils often contain esters, which sometimes find their way into perfumes due to their pleasant smells. Scholars match the name of esters made from four different types of alcohol and four different types of carboxylic acids....
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Alcohols (14-16)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ethanol, a grain alcohol, reduces emissions and conserves petroleum when mixed into gasoline. Four puzzles challenge pupils to match alcohols to their structural formulas, types of alcohol, and full oxidation products. Each puzzle...
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How Do Deodorants and Antiperspirants Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do sweaty humans smell like onions and cumin? Explore antiperspirant and deodorant chemistry with a fact-filled video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Topics include odor-causing agents, components of underarm...
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The Functional Group Concept

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Ready to put the fun in functional groups? Introduce your class to this fundamental part of organic chemistry with a short video. The narrator explains the structure and naming system of hydrocarbons, as well as the elements and bonding...
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Making Alcohols

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
How do you turn hydrocarbons into alcohols? Show your chemistry class the basics of ethanol production in a short, narrated video. It compares and contrasts the industrial process of ethene cracking with the ages-old fermentation...
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What are Alcohols?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
OH my, it's time to learn about alcohols! Introduce this important group of organic molecules to the class with a short, informative video. Students work alongside the narrator to correctly write the structures and names of primary,...
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Applications of Linear Systems: Alcohol Solution in Nursing

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Solve alcohol systems to find the right solution. The interactive allows pupils to manipulate the amount of a solution and displays the total amount in a mixture. Individuals determine the amount of each solution needed to make 15 liters...
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C. elegans and Alcohol

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Investigate experimental design through a hands-on exploration. A creative lesson allows learners to design an experiment to monitor the effects of alcohol on the C. elegans worm. After conducting the experiment, individuals analyze...
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Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Classes continue their study of organic compounds in a detailed lesson covering alcohols, phenols, and ethers. Naming these compounds, classifying them, and describing their preparation and use are some of the topics covered. Through...
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Chromatography Lab

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Groups use alcohol and chromatography paper to separate the color components of black ink. The purpose of the activity is to allow the class to become aware that mixtures exist in hidden places. 
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Ink Analysis: An Experiment in Paper Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Test differences in writing instruments with this hands-on activity to demonstrate paper chromatography in action. The class performs an experiment on multiple writing instruments and determines the area of separation to discover an...
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Ink Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High school chemistry class members become "detectives for a day" and use the concept of paper chromatography to analyze a note left at the scene of a crime. Pupils test the ink on the note with a solvent, such as isopropyl alcohol, to...
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Chalk Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your chemistry class is sure to love this experiment on column chromatography, as demonstrated with chalk sticks and felt tip markers. Pupils use sidewalk chalk (another inexpensive form of chalk stick) to demonstrate adsorption and the...
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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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An Inquiry into Alcoholic Fermentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce life science high schoolers to their new "best buds" yeast! Using a wide variety of materials, lab groups design an experiment that illustrates how yeast acquires the resources it needs to undergo cellular respiration. The...