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213 resources with the concept chemical elements

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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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TeachEngineering: Using Nanoparticles to Detect, Treat and Protect from Skin Cancer

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young scientists take on the role of biomedical engineers as they accept the challenge of using nanoparticles to help detect, treat, and protect people from skin cancer. Researchers perform hands-on activities to become familiar with the...
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Mysteries of the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Matter matters. A series of five videos explores the mysteries of the Periodic Table. Viewers learn about the properties of atoms and subatomic particles and how they relate to the arrangement of the Periodic Table. Another video...
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The Outer Planets: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A long time ago, a galaxy formed that contained a solar system with eight planets—or nine depending on who is counting. A collection of 22 lessons has middle schoolers examine the Outer Planets of the solar system. They calculate the...
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Mixtures and Solutions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engineers must consider the properties of matter when designing new things like synthetic materials, medicines, cleaning solutions, devices, and structures. To prepare for this new world, brave young engineers examine the fundamentals of...
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Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History #202

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Carbon makes all life on Earth possible, not to mention most technology and progress. The 12th video in a 16-part series explains the significance of being made of star stuff. From the formation of chemical elements to the rise in...
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To Measure its Mass or Volume?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Atoms, elements, and molecules, oh my! Teaching the fundamentals of chemistry to curious sixth graders has never been easier to accomplish. Here is a resource that pulls together everything needed to get them off to a good start,...
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Great Minds: Marie Curie

For Students 9th - 12th
Marie Curie was a genius and a hard-working, selfless, groundbreaking scientist. A video discusses her work, her personal life, and how impressive both were for the time and place she was born. 
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Atomic Structure: Periodic Table

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The fifth lesson of seven in the series outlines an in-depth analysis of the periodic table. After direct instruction, pupils take turns practicing in the group before beginning independent study. The assessments include a quiz and an...
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Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What an exciting way to introduce your blossoming chemists to the world of metals, nonmetals, metalloids, and polymers! Here is a lab activity that is designed to allow pupils the opportunity to visualize the reaction of metals,...
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Periodic Videos

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
From hydrogen to ununoctium, this collection of videos has everything you need to begin teaching about the periodic table. Offering descriptions of each element and interesting experiments demonstrating their properties, this resource is...
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Study Jams! Periodic Table

For Students 4th - 9th Standards
In a friendly, casual conversation on the beach, two animated teens discuss the periodic table. Assign this video to be viewed at home by physical science fans. After viewing, they can write definitions for key vocabulary terms and take...
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Study Jams! Elements & Compounds

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Compound class members' knowledge of elements and compounds with this delightful video clip! As the animated characters work on baking a birthday cake, they reveal that elements are simple substances that can be combined to form...
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Untwining And Intertwining: Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWhat happened when the chemistry teacher told a bad joke? There was no reaction! A creative take on the traditional reaction types instructional activity invites learners to draw their own conclusions about how compounds and elements...
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Cookie Equations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Cookies and chemical equations have a lot in common! Using cookies as a reference, scholars learn to balance chemical equations. Pieces of the cookies represent different parts of the compounds and elements. This is the sixth installment...
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Periodic Shuffle: Introduction to Periodicity and Electron Configuration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No matter how you shuffle the elements, their electron configurations keep them in the same order. How can that be? Introduce the concept of periodicity through a instructional activity that combines inquiry, discussion, and comparison....
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Mysteries of the Periodic Table, Part 2: The Rare Earths

For Students 9th - 12th
Seeing is believing, but seeing is difficult when identifying elements by their subatomic particles. Learners take a trip through history to identify the rare earth elements to learn the struggle of separating the very similar elements....
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Mysteries of the Periodic Table, Part 3: Beyond Uranium

For Students 9th - 12th
Manmade elements are still elements and have their place in the periodic table. A video lesson explains the history of the discovery and creation of elements beyond uranium in the periodic table. The interesting video includes a thorough...
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Marvelous Martian Mineralogy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
All you need is light. Groups use a reflectometer to find the reflectivity of specific chemical compounds. Learners compare the graphs of the reflectivity of the known compounds to Martian soil. Using the graph comparisons, scholars...
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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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Are We Running out of Helium?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Helium is a favorite element of young children everywhere! A video lesson from a larger series examines the properties of helium and why they may contribute to its eventual extinction. The lesson also explores possible industrial...
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Mining Asteroids for Space Treasure!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can humans really live in space? Which elements and compounds are essential for life? An informative video explores the concept of mining asteroids for important chemicals needed to support life in space. Viewers then identify the...
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Move Over, Mars: We Could Farm on Asteroids!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We need a source of food to live on another planet. An installment of the extensive SciShow Space series suggests one option, farming on asteroids! Caitlin Hofmeister explains the challenges and benefits of potential future farms. She...
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This Star Might Be Hiding Undiscovered Elements

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Przybylski's star, a well-researched star discovered in the 1960s, presents a few mysteries for scientists. The current theory mentions it contains many large, unstable elements that don't exist on Earth. Learn more about the fascinating...