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Thermodynamics—Teacher Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
I'm so cool! No, you're exothermic. This thermodynamics lab unit includes an introduction, teacher demonstrations, six labs that students rotate through each class day, homework assignments, application of knowledge, and assessments....
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
More than a week's worth of investigation is provided in this source. Physical science stars experiment to describe specific heat, conduction, convection, and radiation. They also discover the relationship between mechanical and thermal...
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Chilling Water Problem

For Students 7th - 10th
Sal continues this short series on specific heat and vaporization. The situation he poses uses 500 grams of liquid water at 60 degrees Celsius, with the goal of getting the water to 0 degrees Celsius. The ice he adds to the water comes...
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Specific Heat, Heat of Fusion and Vaporization

For Students 7th - 10th
Specific Heat, Heat of Fusion, and Vaporization are the concepts covered in this chemistry video. Sal takes students through exactly what happens to the molecules present in water as heat energy is added, and solid water changes to...
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Determination of the Specific Heat of an Element

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many periodic tables mention specific heat, but how do scientists determine those numbers? Scholars attempt to find the specific heat of a metallic element by using a calorimeter. Three experimental trials ensure accuracy, and analysis...
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Water Properties and More

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know many insects use cohesion or surface tension to walk on water? Using a presentation, scholars learn the more important properties of water. It extends into the concepts of solutions, suspensions, pH, and more.
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What Is Heat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If objects have no heat, how do they can gain and lose it? Scholars experiment with heat, temperature, and specific heat of various substances. They create definitions for these terms based on their own conclusions to complete the fourth...
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Properties of Water

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Being essential for life is only one of water's many amazing properties! Why is water so versatile? Biology scholars discover the myriad of uses for water and the properties that make them possible. Content includes density, surface...
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Energy—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What has more energy than a room full of pupils after a fire drill? This lesson plan! Explore the changes in energy during different chemical reactions, discover why some reactions feel cold and others feel hot, and tackle the concept of...
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Seeing Specific Heat and Latent Heat

For Students 9th - 12th
What happens inside a melting solid? Prospective physical chemists observe a solid-to-liquid phase change at the molecular level using an inspired interactive. Pupils add heat to a close system, then monitor changes in kinetic and...
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Specific Heat and Latent Heat in Condensation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's more to melting than meets the eye! Junior physical chemists investigate the differences between specific and latent heats as a substance undergoes a phase change. Users remove heat from the system and observe changes in kinetic...
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Why is Kettle Corn Cooked in Copper Pots?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The kitchen — it's not just for eating anymore! Specific heat is often a difficult concept to grasp, so give it context by relating it to cooking. Learners gain experience in the principles of thermal energy transfer by designing an...
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Hot Oven

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why does the air in a hot oven not burn skin, but metal in the oven does? The simulation focuses on the difference between temperature and thermal energy and the way these are transferred. Scholars adjust the temperature of an oven and...
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Determination of the Specific Heat Capacity of a Solid by the Method of Mixtures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Knowing an item's specific heat capacity helps determine its uses, such as a low heat capacity for a soup spoon and a high heat capacity for home insulation. Scholars find the specific heat capacity of a metal ball in the 10th lesson of...
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U-Values and Specific Heat Capacity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you want to keep warm, learn how chemistry can help you choose materials when building a house. The video informs pupils how to interpret a u-value in relation to a given material. In addition, the instructor explains specific heat...
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Heat and Thermodynamics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is actually a 10-day mini unit on thermal energy for your high school chemists. Every avenue is taken to get learners absorbed in heat: a pretest, a PowerPoint presentation, Internet exploration, demonstrations, lab activities, and...
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Properties of Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
For anyone studying biochemistry, it is important to understand the amazing properties of water. Here, learners draw the water molecule and explain the bonds it is able to form. They undertake explanations of adhesion, cohesion,...
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part A

For Students 10th - 12th
This is the first of several worksheets of this type on thermodynamics. Learners solve for specific heat, determine if reactions are endothermic or exothermic, write balanced equations, and determine enthalpy for different reactions....
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AP Chemistry Topic 9: Thermodynamics, Part A, Examples, Part II

For Students 10th - 12th
A brief chemistry worksheet provides two different example problems. When learners complete the worksheet, they practice calculating the specific heat of a metal and the enthalpy for a reaction. Teach your advanced chemists how to work...
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Phase Changes and Heat

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this phase changes learning exercise, students use the specific heats for different substances to determine how much heat is needed for those substance to change phases. This learning exercise has 9 problems to solve.
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A collection of ten slides reveals bright graphics and photos. Though the title is "Properties of Matter," the content is incoherent. You will find a couple of slides on chemical reactions, a few on the example of the S.S. Hindenburg...
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Heat - A Form of Energy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle school or high school physical science pupils will warm up to the topic of heat when viewing this set of slides. It covers heat transfer, measurement tools, phase changes, and more. Have demonstrations and examples of the tools...
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Thermodynamics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Entropy, it isn't what it used to be. Presentation includes kinetic-molecular theory, heat and internal energy, thermal equilibrium, temperature scales, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, latent heat of fusion, specific heat, calorimetry,...