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240 resources with the concept ions

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Hydroxide Precipitates

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When two liquids combine and a solid forms, the new substance is called a precipitate. Scholars test their knowledge of hydroxide precipitates and their properties. A series of four increasingly difficult puzzles challenge their logic...
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Acids and Alkalis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is your acid-base chemistry lesson plan a little ho-hum? Spice things up with puzzles! Young chemists manipulate facts about acids and bases to solve a series of interactive puzzles. The activity combines content knowledge and...
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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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pH and Kw

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is pH and where does it come from? Science superstars take their understanding of acids and bases to another level using a video from JFR Science. The narrator builds on prior knowledge to show viewers how to use what they already...
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Ka

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Aren't all acids strong? Dispel the myth with a video from JFR Science. Viewers learn general types of strong and weak acids, what the dissociation constant is, and the behavior of strong versus weak acids with bases and water.
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Calculating Empirical and Molecular Formula: What Is a Mass Spectrometer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the formula for success? A unique and well-written resource from JFR Science explains empirical and molecular formulas. Young chemists learn the steps and skills required to determine the formulas from percent composition and...
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Acid Base Theory: What Makes an Acid an Acid?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Everyone's familiar with acids like vinegar and lemon juice—but what makes them different from ammonia and baking soda? Science sleuths discover acid base theory using a video from JFR Science. Viewers explore the interactions of acids...
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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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How Does Salt Melt Ice?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Much like the ice on roadways, common sodium chloride has been melting away snow days for many a year! Explore the colligative property freezing point depression through an interesting video from the American Chemical Society Reactions...
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Chemistry: Ionic Bonds vs Covalent Bonds (Which is Stronger?)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Both ionic and covalent bonds present as strong bonds, but which is stronger? Socratica presents a video from its chemistry playlist that attempts to answer this question. It addresses how strength is measured and the range of strengths...
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What Do Electrolytes Actually Do?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why is your sweat salty? An episode of the ACS Reactions series examines the role of electrolytes in our systems. The narrator explains how the salts of electrolytes work in the nervous system. When we lose those electrolytes through...
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pH of 10 Common Household Liquids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Acids and bases are a part of our daily lives! Curious chemists explore the pH of such solutions as shampoo, sriracha, and glass cleaner through a video from Socratica's Chemistry Lessons series. The narrator predicts what she thinks the...
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Molecules to the Max!—Educators Resource Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
From molecules to nanotubes, an engaging unit explores the world of tiny science. Fifteen hands-on experiments and lessons engage young scientists as they learn chemistry. Discussions, worksheets, and data analysis reinforce the concepts...
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Monoatomic and Polyatomic Ions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the ions of the atomic world. By referencing the periodic table, the video instructor describes the different charges of monoatomic ions and references both their stock and classical names. She then defines polyatomic ions...
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Atoms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover the relationship between mass number, atomic number, and the makeup of the atom. The video instructor explains how to determine the number of each subatomic particle from the atomic and mass number. She demonstrates multiple...
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Electroplating

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Silver pennies and copper nickels are made possible by applying some chemistry. Learners use electrolysis to coat a penny with zinc sulfate and a nickel with copper sulfate. Their investigation builds an understanding of electroplating...
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Nano Interactions

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Tiny particles can provide big learning opportunities! Middle school scientists explore the world of nanoparticles through reading, discussion, and experiment. Collaborative groups first apply nanotechnology to determine water hardness....
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How to Make a Seashell - Just Add Water!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Shell-building animals are resourceful creatures! An interesting video lesson describes how they use calcium and carbonate ions in the ocean to form their shells. The process is dependent on the equilibrium of calcium and carbonate ion...
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What's In A Candle Flame?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A candle flame is a good conductor of electricity. An engaging video lesson demonstrates this phenomenon with an experiment. Following the experiment, the instructor explains the science and provides additional evidence to reinforce the...
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What Is Chemistry?

For Students 6th - 12th
Hard to describe, even harder to grasp in some cases, what is chemistry? According to participants in an impromptu video, it's more about ... love? See the perspective of all walks of life when the narrator pops the question in an...
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Formulae of Ionic Compounds and their Names - Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
I asked the cat sitting next to me if he had any Sodium Hypobromite; he said NaBrO. The third video in the six-part series introduces how to name polyatomic ions such as Sodium Hypobromite. It offers the general rules and a few example...
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Aluminium: Uses and Anodising

For Students 9th - 12th
What is the most common element in Earth's crust? Aluminum! Although abundant, extracting the element is every expensive. The video lesson explains the properties of aluminum and what makes it a valuable element in everyday items.
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What are Ions?

For Students 9th - 12th
Add a charge to your classes with a lesson on ions! The video instructor describes the formation of ions through an analysis of the electron configuration. Scholars learn the configuration and the notation related to ions.
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Atoms to Molecules: Constructing Helium

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Protons and neutrons and electrons, oh my! Physical science scholars get hands-on with interactive atomic modeling. Starting with a simple helium atom, participants create and name ions, then build isotopes. Questions throughout the...