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Neon

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Neon lights are not always made with the chemical element neon. An installment in a series about the chemical elements describes neon and offers facts and trivia about this noble gas.
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Chemistry: Introduction to the Periodic Table

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the most important table they will never dine on! From a larger playlist covering chemistry concepts comes a thorough walk through of the periodic table. The narrator details the structure of the table, how to use...
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Chlorine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The German army used chlorine gas as chemical warfare in WWI. The 17th video in a series of 118 about chemical elements discusses the element chlorine. It introduces basic facts and some fascinating experiments proving the dangers...
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Potassium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Many scientists consider potassium evil. The enchantingly explosive video demonstrates just some of the dangers of this element. It covers the basic facts, common reactions, and safety considerations when working with potassium. The...
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Iron

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Humans require iron, especially in the blood, but it can cause death in high quantities. The entertaining video discusses the chemical element iron. It demonstrates dangerous experiments while discussing the unique properties of this...
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Manganese

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Photosynthesis requires manganese as an essential element. The 25th video occurs as part of a larger playlist of 118 on chemical elements. It discusses manganese and many interesting properties due to its position in the middle of the...
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Calcium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The average adult human body contains around 1 kg, or 2 pounds, of calcium. The 20th video in a series focusing on each of the 118 chemical elements discusses calcium. It describes the properties, forms, and many uses of the element....
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Strontium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Strontium, named after the Scottish town of Strontian, finds itself as the only element named after a location in the United Kingdom. Learn more about this metal element by watching the 38th installment in a larger series of 118 videos....
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Yttrium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do moon rocks and bullet-proof glass have in common? An episode of a series that highlights each element on the periodic table answers this question and more. It shares the properties, history, and current applications of the...
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Antimony

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Antimony's name comes from the French word for monk killer due to the toxic nature discovered by many monks. Antimony takes the proper place as the 51st element and video and teaches viewers about the properties, history, and...
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Neodymium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Neodymium, a rare earth element that is never found in free form in nature, actually occurs in Earth's crust as often as nickel and copper. Viewers learn about a very unique element through an explanation of the properties and...
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Holmium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists consider holmium one of the most useless elements. Chemistry professors discuss a rare earth metal as part of a longer series on each of the elements on the periodic table. They explain where scientists found it, when they...
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Periodic Shuffle

For Teachers 8th - 10th 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 lesson that combines inquiry, discussion, and comparison. Partners...
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Hardcore Metal Stars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Astronomers classify all elements that are not hydrogen or helium as metals. Their "heaviness" causes turbulence that may form metal stars. An installment of a comprehensive solar system series explains how scientists believe these stars...
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Iodine

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Most of the iodine produced gets used in livestock feed. Learn more about iodine in a video from a series on each of the chemical elements. Chemistry professors share the properties, history, and applications of this element. Viewers...
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Samarium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Samarium finds use in carbon arc lighting, optical lasers, and nuclear reactors. Chemistry professors offer more interesting facts about the element as part of a larger series covering each of the elements on the periodic table. Viewers...

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