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113 resources with the concept surface tension

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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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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...
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Chemistry with a Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Green chemistry and sustainability are the focus of a unit module that asks young scientists to use the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry to assess how green a product’s chemicals, reactions, or processes are. Class members engage in...
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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...
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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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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...
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Liquids

For Students 9th - 12th
The optimist sees the glass half full. The pessimist sees the glass half empty. The chemist sees the glass completely full, half with liquid and half with air. The viewers of this video will see the many ways liquids, like the one the...
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Physical and Chemical Properties of Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you effectively provide detailed concepts of water properties to your high school class in a way they find exciting and challenging at the same time? By letting them play, of course! Through a variety of experiments, pupils...
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Look-Alike Liquids

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here is the first of four experiments to differentiate among unknown liquids by their behaviors and properties. Pupils observe how different liquids respond to being placed on plastic and paper, and they take notes about their...
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Penny Droplets

For Students 3rd - 7th
Compare the number of drops of pure water and soapy water that will sit atop a penny before spilling over. This is an engaging exercise that will demonstrate the amazing property of cohesion in water molecules that results in a surface...
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Soap Bubbles Science

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Keith Johnson, a famous bubble artist, is highlighted in this time-warp video. Johnson explains some basic laws of nature as he blows and forms bubbles. Bubbles act like prisms and refract light, they want to be spheres, they are wet and...
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Liquids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Liquids are lovely, and this slide show pays them the honor due! It introduces physics participants to the behavior and characteristics of liquids, buoyant force, Archimedes' and Pascal's principles, and the amazing properties of water....
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Physical Properties of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five fabulous procedures introduce physics or chemistry classes to special properties of matter. They discover adhesion and cohesion, solubility, melting and boiling points, and viscosity through hands-on experiences. Tests are...
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Drops on a Penny

For Students 3rd - 4th
A helpful worksheet 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 penny can...
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Bubble and Boyle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Even middle schoolers still enjoy experimenting with bubbles! They execute a series of experiments enabling them to distinguish between convex and concave surfaces, explore the properties of buoyancy, surface tension, and density,...
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Evaporation Sensation

For Students K - 5th Standards
New ReviewWhere did the water go? Learners conduct an experiment to see how the difference in temperature affects evaporation rates. Scholars continue to investigate evaporation by comparing water and alcohol evaporation rates. Pupils experiment...
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Earth Day Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Not all water is the same! Young scientists investigate and compare properties of hard and soft water. They focus on properties of surface tension, density, and the ability to mix with soap during their experimentation.
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Observing Water's Thin 'Skin'

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Keep the tension up in the classroom. The class first observes as the teacher creates a dome of water above a glass by adding paperclips into an already full glass. Classmates then work in pairs to see how many drops of water can fit...
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Investigating Bubbles

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Bubbles are not always trouble. Pupils investigate surface tension in water and bubble mixtures by blowing bubbles and recording observations. Learners then create bubble wands of different shapes from pipe cleaners and observe the shape...
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STEMonstrations: Surface Tension

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder how water bugs walk on water? A lesson in the STEMonstration provides a brief video presentation describing the concept of surface tension from the molecular level. Pupils then complete a hands-on activity measuring the...
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What Do Raindrops Really Look Like?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Raindrops are more like pancakes than teardrops. Scholars learn the physics behind the shape of a falling raindrop in a video lesson presentation. An episode explains the forces acting on the droplet and how those forces change as it...
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Why Do These Liquids Look Alive?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Watch as colored water droplets chase each other around a slide. The factor that affects the behavior is the concentration. Part of a large playlist, an experimental video provides an explanation for the behavior of the water droplets in...
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Lab On A Slab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Capillary action is the frugal chemist's dream ... the less liquid used, the more tests they can run! Learners experiment with the best design to maximize the benefits of capillary action. Using a liquid sample, they design a capillary...
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How Dry am I? Exploring Biomimicry and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Help your classes feel like they can walk on water! An engaging inquiry-based lesson has young scholars experiment with different surface coatings. They make observations about their properties and how they relate to the surface tension...