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Helium (Version 1)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Helium is the second most common element in the universe, yet we are running out of helium on Earth. A video on this important element includes common reactions, uses, and concerns that scholars need to know to understand helium.
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Balloons and Buoyancy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
If you are flying high in a hot air balloon, can a helium balloon pass you? Simulation allows pupils to predict how changing pressure, volume, and temperature impacts helium balloons, hot air balloons, and a sphere filled with a...
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Birth of Stars

For Students 9th - 12th
The density of hydrogen atoms, and the gravitational forces that create the inward pressure to condense are discussed, with relation to fusion and ignition before the creation of a star.
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Runaway Balloon

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When a child lets go of a helium balloon, what happens to it? Does it float all the way to space? The simulator allows pupils to experiment on party balloons and weather balloons under different conditions to see what happens to them in...
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Floating Vegetables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design a craft that safely floats vegetables across a classroom. The teacher provides some materials, but the child may as well. As the experiment is created, they have to fill out worksheets to keep the actiivity organized....
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For Students 7th - 9th
In this density worksheet, students choose the statement from column 1 that best matches the description in column 2. Students determine whether objects will float or sink based on their density. Students apply Bernoulli's Principle to...
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Gases Lighter and Heavier than Air

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the concept of air density. In this air density lesson, students fill balloons with helium and carbon dioxide. Students determine which gases are heavier or lighter than air.
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For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars explore how density can cause things to sink or float by experimenting with a jar, oil and corn syrup.
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Why Do Hot Air Balloons Float?

For Students 9th - 12th
For this Charles' Law worksheet, students solve 8 gas law problems where the pressure is constant and the volume varies directly with the temperature.
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For Students 3rd - 6th
In this gases worksheet, learners learn about the different gases and where they can be found. They fill out one section about gases and then complete 4 activities or experiments in which they learn more about the properties of gases and...
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Lawnchair Larry Flies!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research and experiment to discover the lifting power of helium gas.
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1st Grade - Act. 16: Dancing Mice

For Teachers 1st
First graders creating mouse attached to a helium balloon, and dance around to the sound of some fun music.
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The Sun and the Stars

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
How are the stars similar to the sun in our galaxy? Learn all about the solar system with a reading excerpt about the sun and the stars. Kids read an informational passage before they answer questions about reading comprehension,...
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Pilot a Balloon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Balloons will go where you want them to. Young pilots first add paper clips to a balloon to make it neutrally buoyant. They then use cardboard to steer the balloon in different directions, taking air pressure into account.
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WS 1.7 Density /Archimedes Principle

For Students 7th - 10th
Archimedes' principle is practiced as chemistry learners practice computing the density of different gases, liquids, and solids. Using a chart of standard densities, they also identify unknown materials by similar calculations. Fifteen...
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Van Der Waals Forces

For Students 7th - 10th
The different types of molecular interactions, and the impact they have on boiling, melting, and freezing points of different substances, is the focus of this chemistry video. Sal goes over Van Der Waal Forces, London Dispersion Forces,...
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For Students 3rd
Looking for a good worksheet to help teach about the planet Saturn? This worksheet is for you! An excellent photograph of Saturn accompanies three paragraphs of text. Pupils answer five multiple choice questions based on what they've...
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Gas, Atoms, and Molecules

For Students 6th - 12th
In this molecules worksheet, students will review the characteristics of gases and how temperature and pressure can change these characteristics. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank, 6 true or false, and 5 short answer questions.
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It's A Gas!

For Students 5th
Fifth graders complete a worksheet which has them place a list of gases in order from the least to the most dense. The density in grams is given for each. There's a good paragraph which provides background knowledge about the volatility...
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WS 1.7 Density

For Students 10th - 12th
For this density worksheet, students calculate the density of objects given their mass and volume. They are given a table with the density of a variety of substances and given the mass or volume and must find the unknown.
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Density - An Introduction

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students experiment with objects of different densities. In this density lesson, students examine same-sized objects with different weights, then look at a teacher explanation of density. Students make wave bottles and a density jar to...
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Fun with Balloons

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design their own hot air balloon. In this science lesson, 5th graders investigate how factors like weight and sizes affect a balloon's lifting power. They also write math problems based on facts written in the book "The...
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Breaking News English: Police to Charge Balloon Boy Father

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Police to Charge Balloon Boy Father," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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States of Matter

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover states of matter. In this science lesson plan, students define matter, identify states of matter, explain properties of matter, and demonstrate the various uses of the states of matter.