Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

64 resources with the concept water molecules

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
5:10
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer,...
Population Genetics Video
2:45
Population Genetics
Language and Creativity Video
5:25
Language and Creativity
Other Resource Types (64)
+
51 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Inquiry in Action: Kindergarten Chapter 1 - Investigating the Weather

For Teachers K Standards
To understand what makes it rain, young meteorologists use tiny drops of water on a laminated drawing of a cloud. To investigate why puddles dry up, they make a one-drop puddle on their hand and observe the water evaporate. Scholars also...
+
8 Items in Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Ricochet Science: Biology 101 - The Chemical Basis of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce young biologists to basic chemistry concepts with a series of eight informative videos covering the structure of an atom, properties of water, acids, bases and pH, electronegativity, polar bonds, and hydrogen bonds, isotopes,...
+
9 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 5 - The Water Molecule and Dissolving

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and discussions, young chemists explore water molecules and their polar characteristics. Groups design and carry out their own experiments to examine solubility, determine if the type of...
+
9 Items in Unit Module
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Surface Tension

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Adhesion and cohesion, capillary motion and wetting states, hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces are the focus of a nine-resource collection that has high schoolers examine some of the interesting properties of water. The four lessons...
+
2
In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why Does Water Dissolve Salt?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Individuals explore solubility by modeling how water dissolves salts. They then view a video and compare how well water and alcohol dissolve salts, relating their comparisons to the structure of each molecule. 
+
2
In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Surface Tension

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A drop of dew holds a sphere shape even when sitting on a seat thanks to the surface tension of water. Learners observe the phenomena of surface tension in water. Through demonstrations, hands-on activities, and discussions they explore...
+
5:22
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Chemistry concepts come alive against the backdrop of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games! Here is a captivating clip to share with your chemistry kids. It teaches how the bonds in a water molecule contribute to the formation of a lattice...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What Makes Water Special?

For Teachers K - 5th
Get close up and personal with a drop of water to discover how the polarity of its molecules affect its behavior. Elementary hydrologists split and combine water droplets, and also compare them to drops of oil. Much neater than placing a...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Drops on a Penny

For Students 3rd - 4th
A helpful instructional activity describes an interesting demonstration on the surface tension of water. Learners guess how many drops of water the heads side of a penny will hold. This resource does a great job of describing just how a...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Solutions

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Water is a most amazing compound! Enlighten your chemistry learners about the properties of water with this PowerPoint. Introduce them to its ability to act as the universal solvent. Viewers will not only absorb water information, they...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Balancing Liquid on a Coin: How Intermolecular Forces Work

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Let knowledge of chemistry flow like water. Future scientists conduct two different experiments to investigate the properties of water. They learn about surface tension and cohesion as they see how many drops of water they can place on a...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What Makes it Rain?

For Teachers K Standards
Clouds come alive when curious minds create rain in an action-packed activity. Scholars view a video of rain and analyze an image of water uses to generate a class discussion leading into a hands-on exploration. Using a set of...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

What Makes It Snow?

For Teachers K Standards
Discover the icy world of snow from the comfort of the indoors. Young meteorologists study visuals and a video to examine snow formation and structure. Using the information they learn, scientists follow a procedure to construct a...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why Do Puddles Dry Up?

For Teachers K Standards
Bring evaporation right into the hands of young scientists with an entertaining, hands-on activity. Investigators view videos and images while participating in class dialogue focused on water evaporating from surfaces. A short experiment...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Water Molecules in Drama

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
The state of molecules is changing. Young actors and actresses perform the process of phase change in front of the class. They assume the roles of water molecules and, as a group, show how the behavior of the molecules in the solid,...
+
6:47
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Why Is This Ice Blue?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What gives glaciers their blue hue? Study the phenomenon from the inside out with a video from an engaging science playlist. The narrator describes the conditions present in glacial ice, then explains how the substance affects visible...
+
5:38
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Cosmic Origins of Earth's Water

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...
+
6:51
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Properties of Water

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Being essential for life is only one of water's many amazing properties! Why is water so versatile? Biology scholars discover the myriad of uses for water and the properties that make them possible. Content includes density, surface...
+
12:37
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Properties of Water: Hydrogen Bonding in Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Water is life! How is one small molecule responsible for so many big things? Socratica's series on biology presents a fascinating look at the universal solvent. From its adhesive properties caused by hydrogen bonding to its ability to...
+
11:24
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Solubility and Reactions in Solution: How Does My Water Softener Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What is soap scum, and why does it form? Explore hard versus soft water with a video from JFR Science. The narrator explains why someone might have hard water, the factors that affect ion solubility, and how a water softener addresses...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Chain Reaction Between Hydrogen and Oxygen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a simple way to teach conservation of energy in chemical reactions? Pupils can observe energy changes as water forms during a chain reaction between oxygen and hydrogen using an interactive. The resource instructs users to...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Unshared Electrons and the "Bent" Shape

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is water always so bent out of shape? Scholars investigate the molecular geometry of the water molecule using a 3-D resource. The interactive features options such as rotation and the ability to view electron pairs.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Reaction Between Hydrogen and Oxygen Molecules

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When molecules of hydrogen and oxygen are combined, how does water form? Science scholars observe changes in kinetic and potential energy during a chemical reaction in an interactive. The resource features easy controls that allow users...
+
3:34
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

This Is Why Water Striders Make Terrible Lifeguards

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Water striders ... amazing aquatic acrobats or ferocious predators? Introduce life science scholars to these tough little insects using an engaging video. The narrator explains the strider's ability to walk on water and how it uses this...