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67 resources with the concept molecular structure

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Defining Gravity Video
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TeachEngineering: Engineering Nature - DNA Visualization and Manipulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Two lessons teach young biomedical engineers and biologists how it is possible to visualize complex biomolecule structures. In the first lesson, scholars research specific imaging technologies, and in the second, they learn about...
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Chemistry Simulations from PhET

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Bring your science classroom into the 21st century with this collection of digital simulations. From an introduction to the states of matter to balancing chemical equations and investigating radioactive decay, these engaging interactives...
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What is Chirality and How Did it Get in My Molecules?

For Students 9th - 12th
Flashy animation, superb narrative, and a touch of bad-hair-day humor explain the nature of chiral molecules in this five-minute feature. Viewers find out how chemist Jacobus Van't Hoff proposed that some saturated carbon molecules are...
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Condensation Polymerization: Preparation of Two Types of Polyesters

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
College-level or AP chemists use phthalic anhydride to synthesize two different polyesters, one linear and one cross-linked in structure. A detailed materials list and well-written procedures are provided on a lab sheet. Learners write...
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1999 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part II

For Students 9th - 12th
A variety of topics including reaction rates, combustion reactions, periodic trends, and ionization reactions are included in this exam. Test takers also practice calculating empirical and molecular formulas of compounds.
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The Same Parts Can Make Many Objects

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Snap to it! Young experimenters use Snap Cubes to model how a larger object is created from a smaller parts. Using a guide, they rearrange their cubes to create all possible arrangements of four and five cubes.
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Making Crystals - Salt, Alum, Borax, and Sugar

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Crystalline structures have unique properties that are sure to wow classes. A hands-on lesson has learners form their own crystals using a variety of compounds. They then choose a variable to investigate to determine its impact on the...
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Density Column

For Teachers 6th - 12th
It may sink or float—and classes will know why! A hands-on activity has learners experiment with different liquids of varying densities by creating a colorful density column. They connect the mass and volume of the liquid to its tendency...
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Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Black inks have identifying signatures. Using chromatography, learners decode these signatures. They practice their chromatography skills while exploring the differences between the inks.
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Nitrogen in Feed

For Students 9th - 12th
Knowing what farmers are feeding livestock is just smart business. A WebQuest lesson helps learners build an understanding of the relationship between amino acids, nitrogen, and protein. With interactive instruction, scholars practice...
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2018 AP® Chemistry Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
2018 saw some of the highest AP Chemistry scores in years. The College Board released each test question covering topics from enthalpy to net ionic equations, as well as scoring guidelines and more to benefit future scientists. Example...
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Lewis Structures, VSEPR and Molecular Modeling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A model is worth a thousand words. Young scholars use what they know about the structure of hydrocarbons to build Lewis dot structures and molecular models. Their tasks include multiple bonds, geometric hybrids, and various isomers.
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Unit 1: Introduction to Biotechnology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Biotechnology is big! Introduce the uses of biotechnology to science scholars with a fascinating, fact-filled unit. The first installment in a series of four biotechnology units covers the role biotechnology plays in human and...
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Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why so blue? As it turns out, very few things in nature only reflect blue light! A short video from a comprehensive science playlist highlights the beautiful blues of butterflies, birds, and human eyes. The narrator shows how adaptations...
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Molecular Structure of Fat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bad fat, good fat, trans fat, food fat—are all fats created equal? Get to the bottom of the types of fat with a well-crafted presentation. The resource covers adipose tissue, lipids, trans fats, and many other substances that fall under...
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Molecular Polarity

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Polar or non-polar, that is the question. Individuals watch a video in the JFR Science playlist to learn about molecular polarity. Using three-dimensional Lewis structures and electronegativity lets them determine polarity of a molecule.
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Salt, Diamonds and DNA: 5 Surprising Facts About Crystals

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is your favorite crystal? Scholars learn about the variety of different crystal in an episode of a video series on chemical reactions. The video presents intriguing facts about these crystals that make each unique—a fun approach to...
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World Cup Chemistry: The Science Behind the Brazuca Ball

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Score a goal with your classes by showing the importance of science in soccer! Scholars learn how chemistry plays a part in the design of the soccer ball. An installment of a larger playlist explains how polymers make the properties of...
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Factors Affecting London Dispersion Attractions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can non-polar molecules be attracted to one another? Introduce the phenomenon of London dispersion forces to young chemists through an entertaining interactive. Pupils choose from a variety of molecular shape combinations, then pull...
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Exploring Hydrophobic Core

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do the hydrophobic and hydrophilic regions of a protein affect its shape? Science scholars explore the molecular properties of protein molecules using a detailed interactive. The resource allows the user to rotate the protein, view...
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Exploring Protein 3D Structure

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Presenting protein structure can be difficult! Take young biologists on a 3-D amino acid adventure with a detailed interactive. Pupils view and manipulate common amino acids individually or as a part of a whole protein. Choose from three...
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Lewis Structures and Molecular Shapes

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Learners practice drawing Lewis dot structures, build molecules with model kits, and predict molecular shapes using VSEPR theory. The combination of written work and hands-on reinforcement benefits young scientists.
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Imagining DNA Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let's get a closer look at DNA and other molecular structures. The first lesson in the series of four introduces a variety of imagining techniques that engineers and scientists use to visualize molecular structures. The resource presents...
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Inside the DNA

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Get your class to take a closer look at DNA. Pupils conduct research to determine the methods used by scientists to analyze the molecular structure of DNA. The class members investigate different types of molecular imaging along with gel...