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48 resources with the keyterm phase change

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From Gas to Liquid to Solid

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
From gas to liquid condensation to solid frost, water undergoes phase changes before students' eyes! Using ice, salt, water, and a metal can, they set up an investigation that can be used in a physical science setting, or as part of a...
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Exploring Moisture on the Outside of a Cold Cup: For Dry Environments

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
If the area you live in is arid, or the preceding experiment in this unit didn't yield obvious results, use this one in place of it to help reveal where condensation comes from. The mini unit that this is part of a comprehensive...
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Exploring Moisture on the Outside of a Cold Cup

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
As a stand-alone or as part of the intended unit, this is a valid investigation of what causes condensation to occur.  By limiting the amount of air around a cold cup of water and comparing it to one out in the open, they find that the...
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Condensation

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
It's time to break the ice! If you are doing all of the lessons in the unit, children have already seen that increasing heat increases the rate of evaporation, but is the opposite true? Does decreasing temperature cause more condensation...
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Evaporation

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
This is one in several lessons that explore the relationship between temperature and phase changes of water. After some discussion, elementary physical scientists place wet paper toweling on a hot and a room-temperature water bag and...
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What's Cooking? Water

For Students 4th - 8th
What a fresh approach to learning about water! Chef Jamika Pessoa explains the chemical composition of this vital compound, what happens when heat is added or removed, and how much water is contained in different organs and...
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Change of Phase

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First grade scientists learn about changes in the state of matter, but here is a presentation that explains it at a high school level. Illuminating graphics and photos enhance understanding, and the information is disclosed in an order...
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2001 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Sixty multiple-choice chemistry questions make up this comprehensive exam used for the 2001 US National Chemistry Olympiad. Every topic that you would expect to approach in a general chemistry class is queried on. You could easily use...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING CHEMISTRY 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The University of the State of New York has designed a series of exams to be given to high schoolers. This chemistry exam is one of the most comprehensive and well-written that you will ever find. It consists of 84 questions in a variety...
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Dry Ice Fun for a Spooky Halloween

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Create a cauldron of bubbling fun with this Halloween-themed demonstration idea. Using dry ice, Steve Spangler creates a crystal ball. If you compare the sublimation of dry ice to the melting of water ice, it is a wonderful way to...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Heat

For Students 9th - 12th
This worksheet would make a nifty quiz on the laws of thermodynamics. Nine multiple choice questions assess high schoolers' understanding of energy transfer, specific heat capacity, phase change, fusion, and vaporization. It is short but...
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BioFuels: The Chemistry and Economics of Alternative Fuels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Junior chemists manufacture biodiesel in the lab. In this exercise, they check the purity of the biodiesel using thin layer chromatography. They also calculate its density and heat of combustion. They are sure to rise to the challenge...
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The Chemistry of Refining Crude Oil

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Consider our energy sources: wood, coal, oil, uranium. Learners compare the pollution to energy produced for each. They practice fractional distillation of an alcohol/water mixture to simulate the process of refining crude oil....
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Is the Coast Really Toast?: A Lesson About Volcanoes, Phase Changes, and the Art of Estimation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Clever! Use a clip from the 1997 film, Volcano, to get your chemistry class knee-deep in heat concepts related to lava. In the movie scene, lava flow is stopped in the nick of time. Your class must use calculations to determine if this...
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2005 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
National Chemistry Olympiad tests are released after their use each year, since they cannot use them again for this event. The result: outstanding comprehensive assessment resources for general chemistry classes! This 2005 version covers...
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Practice Final

For Students 9th - 12th
A full-fledged practice final prepares pupils for their general chemistry final exam. If they complete these 57 multiple-choice questions correctly, they will be well-prepared. Note: even though the questions are multiple-choice, there...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Changing State

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A teacher with talent has created a fun set of review questions on the changing states of matter. Cycle through 15 questions, multiple choice answers, and a monetary reward for guessing correctly. Use this game show PowerPoint to help...
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Illustrating Phase Changes

For Teachers 6th - 10th
What middle-school scientist is not interested in dry ice? This collection of slides will walk you through how to use this fascinating material to demonstrate phase changes using carbon dioxide as the example. Photos and detailed...
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Chemistry Foundations

For Students 8th - 12th
Extensive notes on foundational chemistry concepts make up this resource. It summarizes the properties of matter, the periodic table, chemical nomenclature, and general chemical bonding. Design a set reading comprehension questions to go...
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Play and Freeze - Having Fun Making Ice Cream

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Steve Spangler has created a toy that relies on science to make ice cream! He uses a ball with two cylinders inserted. One contains rock salt and water, while the other contains the ice cream ingredients. Once sealed, a family kicks the...
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Instant Freeze - Soda Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a fun display that will help your physical science fanatics understand freezing points and crystal formation. Use rock salt, sparkling water, and ice to create a -10¡C bath. Place full bottles of soda into the slurry to supercool...
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Homemade Ice Cream

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Here is the recipe for making ice cream in a couple of zip-top plastic bags. It is a fun way to demonstrate phase changes, especially when the weather is hot! Use this in your elementary science curriculum when introducing the states of...
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Freezing Liquids

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Spangler leads an 11 year old scientist through the processes behind his science fair project, which was designed to see if any common household liquids (besides water) would expand when frozen. Liquids such as motor oil, ethanol,...
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Making Ice Cream & Having a Ball

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Steve Spangler has created a toy that relies on science to make ice cream! He uses a ball with two cylinders inserted. One contains rock salt and water, while the other contains the ice cream ingredients. Once sealed, a family kicks the...