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Electrolysis of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scientists know that water is H2O, but can they prove it? Through a simple electrolysis of water demonstration, scholars see the two gases produced as a result of a chemical reaction. Because this reaction doesn't happen...
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Solar Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
The solar energy industry in the United States added more jobs in 2015 than the oil and gas extraction and pipeline industries combined. With the field growing so rapidly, it's essential to understand what solar energy is and how it...
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Electrochemistry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Support your electrochemistry lesson with this polished presentation! Chemistry apprentices are introduced to redox reactions, oxidation numbers, and balancing equations. They view photos and diagrams that will solidify their...
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Real-World Ratio and Rate Reasoning: How to Power the Skate Park

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Bring on the lights! Using an interactive, characters try to figure out how to light a skate park by examining area and ratios to determine the number of solar panels needed to power them. Pupils design a house with a roof to hold solar...
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Franklin's Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get energized! Circuitry scholars follow the path of energy from its beginnings as a fossil fuel all the way to bulbs and batteries using an interesting interactive. Groups or individuals help Ben Franklin discover how to convert and...
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Electric Circuits

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Teaching about circuits can be as easy as flipping a switch! Science scholars explore the world of electricity using a fun interactive. The resource uses drag-and-drop images to promote an understanding of circuit components, types of...
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Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
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Solving the Storage Problem

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clean, renewable energy is there for the taking ... how do we save it until we need it? A short video, part of an energy unit from NOVA, discusses the challenges of creating and storing electrical energy efficiently. The narrator...
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World’s Easiest DIY Electric Train

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create movement with some wire and a magnet! The video instructor demonstrates how to use electromagnetic induction to power a miniature train. Using the installment of a physics playlist, youth learn the science behind the process.
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Electric Gel Cell

For Students 9th - 12th
Create a flow of electricity through your dessert! The objective of the lab activity is to create a functional electric cell through gelatin. Using different metals for the cells, groups rank them in voltage order.
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How Can You Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Be sure to charge your phones so you can view the resource. An informative YouTube video in the ACS Reactions playlist describes how lithium-ion batteries work. It also gives three tips for how to make cell phone batteries last longer.
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Electric Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Practice electric vocabulary using multiple methods. Learners begin by watching a video that explains vocabulary related to electric currents. They match vocabulary cards to practice and then create an electric circuit. Using the...
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Splitting Water with Electricity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore how electricity splits water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen. Learners begin by calculating the voltage necessary to separate the water. They then perform the experiment and measure the ratio of hydrogen and oxygen bubbles.
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What's in your Smartphone?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Your cell phone contains many elements you may not have even heard of! Explore the science of the smartphone with a lesson from the Reactions playlist. The instructor explains the location and purpose of the many different elements that...
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DC Resistors and Batteries: Crash Course Physics #29

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
All circuits are not created equal! Building on the previous lessons in the Crash Course series, the 29th lesson explains how electric current flows through a circuit. It spends equal time discussing both series and parallel circuits.
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Making a Battery

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Don't be shocked when your class has a blast making their own batteries! Science scholars examine a dry cell battery, then design and construct a wet cell battery. The activity guides them through the parts of a battery, the variables...
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This Video Has Consumed 1497967.5 AA Batteries!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do we really think about overall energy used when we watch that funny video for the fourth time? It adds up! Pupils watch as the energy used for Internet tasks is related to an equal number of AA batteries. The narrator compares watching...
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Measures of Electricity

For Students 9th - 12th
Not all electricity is created equal. A detailed video explains how to measure the strength of electricity using a voltmeter. The 31st installment of the 35-part series uses a demonstration to explain the process of measuring current and...
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Battery

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't take for granted the technology behind power packs. Build an understanding of the chemical mechanics of a battery pack that charges your phone. The simulation allows young scientists to manipulate the type of elements in a pack and...
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Electrochemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce redox reactions including how to identify and solve them. After reviewing the rules for assigning oxidation numbers, a presentation presents trends and vocabulary. Finally, it explains voltaic cells, electrolytic cells,...
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Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can electricity flow through a paper clip? Pupils answer this question by creating circuits of their own. They can manipulate a number of parts — number of wires, resistors, batteries, light bulbs, switches, items from a grab bag such as...
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Battery Voltage

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore modern batteries and how they work by viewing a simple simulation. It shows electrons moving around the insides and if the voltage is changed, little people move the particles from one end to the other — an entertaining...
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Battery-Resistor Circuit

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't be resistant to physics! A simulation shows classes how a resistor works. Change the battery voltage and resistance to show how this affects the flow of electrons. Temperature and amps measurements are shown for the system as well. 
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The Electrolysis of Water

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do you create with the electrolysis of water — and why? Answer this question and others with the in-depth video perfect for learners new to the concept. The instructor explains the significance of the positive and negative electrode...