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54 resources with the keyterm carbon

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Finding the Carbon in Sugar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In session one, demonstrate for your class how a flame eventually goes out when enclosed in a jar in order to teach that oxygen is required for combustion. In session two, class members then burn sugar in a spoon to observe how it...
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Using the Carbon Cycle Interactive Game in the Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 9th
An online reading and interactive game bring the path of a carbon molecule to life for your earth science explorers! As an assessment, learners can map out or write about their experience in the carbon cycle. Thoroughly written...
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Changing Planet: Black Carbon - a Dusty Situation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Introduce your young meteorologists to black carbon produced by the burning of fossil fuels by showing the video, "Changing Planet: Black Carbon." Viewers discover that deposition of this carbon on polar ice impacts the absorption of...
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Properties of Useful Carbon Compounds

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Nine action-packed organic chemistry exercises are contained in this mini-unit on carbon containing compounds. Examples include constructing models of alkanes, producing aromatic esters, and preparing pigments for paint and dyes....
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Introduction to Cellular Respiration

For Students 10th - 12th
Salman Khan is very enthusiastic about the topic of cellular respiration! He provides an interesting presentation of the respiration process. Expect to learn about the basic stages of respiration, how it works in the human body, and the...
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Earth : Keeping Up With Carbon

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Carbon is a key element in life on Earth. Where can it be found? Hear all about carbon's whereabouts and how it is used. Climate change is brought up along with human responsibility. This clip is great for a junior high or high school...
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The Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 5th
Here is an interesting science lesson. Pupils discover that carbon, just like water, is absolutely necessary for all living things to survive. They study how it cycles through nature, become familiar with the periodic table, and look at...
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Carbon Atom Mobile

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research the element of carbon, its composition, and the importance of carbon to life on earth. Then they design model mobiles of carbon atoms to demonstrate their understanding of the configuration of protons, neutrons, and...
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Organic Chemistry II Exam 3

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students determine which compound is the most acidic in each multiple choice question. Then they determine what the major product would be in each of the reactions stated on the sheet.
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Allotropes

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Brilliant graphics depict a variety of allotropes, especially the allotropes of carbon. Some notes are available to help make these useful for teaching your young chemists, but not for every slide. With some additional preparation on...
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Carbon and The Molecular Diversity of Life

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Biodiversity begins at the molecular level. When biology pupils complete this learning exercise, they will explore a variety of organic compounds that are necessary for life. Six short-answer questions and a chart of the functional...
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Amazing Carbon

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore carbon and bonding with this worksheet. First, class members read a short excerpt about carbon and its characteristics. In response to the reading, they draw an electron dot diagram of carbon as well as diagrams of compounds...
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Uses for Elements in the Carbon Family

For Teachers 9th - 12th
By providing a quick and informative overview of carbon-related products, this presentation would be useful as an introduction to the topic or as a review. In a concise and easy to understand way, this presentation lists facts about...
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Group 14, The Carbon Group

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Six slides summarize the details about group 14 in the periodic table, otherwise known as the carbon group. Young chemists will see facts about carbon itself, and then some general uses of related metalloids. This is a short and basic...
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Seed to Soup Organic Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your young biologists visit decomposition stations as they explore the process of organic material. This activity involves some set-up as kids will be visiting 13 desks to collect colored paper each representing a different element...
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Acid-Base Chemistry

For Teachers 10th - 11th
For this chemistry worksheet, pupils write the balanced equations when a significant reaction occurs in each. Then they rank each element in increasing order of acid strength. Students also rank the strengths of each of the listed bases.
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Substitution and Elimination Reactions

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
In this chemistry worksheet, students complete the reactions by drawing structures of major products, indicating important minor products. They also write the structure of the product and describe the stereo chemistry of the product.
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Metals

For Students 10th - 11th
In this chemistry activity, students use the clues at the bottom of the sheet to complete the crossword puzzle on metals. There are 21 clues to solve on the sheet.
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Percentage Composition

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, students find the formula weight for each of the substances listed on the sheet. Then they find the percentage composition as indicated.
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Quantitative Problems (Mass)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, learners identify how much aluminum and hydrochloric acid is needed to produced a certain amount of hydrogen gas. Then they identify how many grams of oxygen are used.
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Chemistry Worksheet (Mole)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
For this chemistry worksheet, students identify and name the number of neutrons, electrons, and protons for each. Then they illustrate how the electrons are arranged in a cloud. Students also find the relative number of atoms in the two...
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Organic and Biological Compounds

For Teachers 10th
Carbon as a building block for organic compounds is demonstrated by diagrams and facts for its bonding style.  Saturated and unstaturated hydrocarbons are detailed and facts about biological compounds such as proteins, nucleic acids,...
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Oceanic Absorption- Oceanic Sequestration

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the different techniques that may be used to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.  In this ocean pollution lesson students divide into groups and complete a lab to see how the ocean holds carbon dioxide.
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Using the Carbon Cycle Interactive Game in the Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students play a game. In this carbon cycle lesson, students read The Carbon Cycle, list places where carbon is found on Earth, brainstorm why carbon is important and play an online interactive game.