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190 resources with the keyterm chemical reaction

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Genie in a Bottle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An exothermic reaction is demonstrated by showing what happens when hydrogen peroxide reacts with manganese dioxide. It creates the effect used by film makers to have a genie coming out of a bottle in a burst of cloudy gas. Spangler is...
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Goldenrod Paper Message

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Have your class write secret messages using Goldenrod paper and a basic liquid such as ammonia. This is a great way to illustrate the chemical reactions between acids and bases. This could lead to an exploration of chemical reactions and...
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Erupting Volcano

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Create your own volcano using this recipe for fun. Using yeast, hydrogen peroxide and water, your class can make their own volcanoes. This is an easy way to illustrate this natural phenomenon as well as chemical reactions.
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Borax Crystal Star

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Make your own crystals. Learners can use borax, water, food coloring, and a string to make a colorful crystal. This is a great way to explore chemical reactions, crystal formation, or evaporation.
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Ultimate Table Trick Challenge

For Teachers 5th - 10th
There's a lot going on here: air pressure changes, inertia, and chemical reactions. All of this occurs in 60 seconds time! As an end of the year physical science assessment, consider showing this video clip and then having learners write...
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Oozing Pumpkin

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Make a Halloween pumpkin foam at the mouth! Using hydrogen peroxide, toothpaste, and yeast, you can recreate this chemical reaction in your classroom. It can lead to a discussion of the way ingredients mix together to make a new...
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Magic Crystal Tree

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Chemical reactions can be beautiful. Show your learners how to make a crystal tree using cardboard, food coloring, Mrs. Stuart's Bluing, ammonia, and salt. Use this activity to demonstrate crystal growth within Earth. The results are...
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Goldenrod Paper Message

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Have your class write secret messages using Goldenrod paper and a basic liquid such as ammonia. This is a great way to illustrate the chemical reactions between acids and bases. This could lead to an exploration of chemical reactions and...
3:58
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Genie in a Bottle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An exothermic reaction is demonstrated by showing what happens when hydrogen peroxide reacts with manganese dioxide. It creates the effect used by film makers to have a genie coming out of a bottle in a burst of cloudy gas. Spangler is...
1:28
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Borax Crystal Star

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Make your own crystals. Learners can use borax, water, food coloring, and a string to make a colorful crystal. This is a great way to explore chemical reactions, crystal formation, or evaporation.
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Mini Rockets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Combine environmental studies, chemistry, and physics in an explosive lesson! Tomorrow's aeronautical engineers experiment with combinations of oxygen and hydrogen gas to determine the ideal amounts for launching film canister mini...
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The Art of Soap Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a nice, clean wrap-up lesson for your chemistry class when they are studying chemical reactions . They experiment with different oils to make soap. To make it more fun, they are to imagine that they are part of a soap testing...
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Chemical Reactions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
First-time physical scientists explore chemical change with three activities. They combine calcium chloride with water, fertilizer with water, and baking soda with copper sulfate. For each, they describe what happens and write down the...
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The Building Blocks

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint is a comprehensive review of all the facts related to an atom's basic structure and function. What makes this unique is that it is geared toward an audience of junior geologists. After introducing the periodic table of...
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The Transfer of Energy 1: Thermochemistry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Budding chemists achieve a basic understanding of the role of heat in chemical reactions. An online worksheet gives learners instructions and questions to answer as they investigate the Chem4Kids website and perform a hands-on lab...
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Chemistry 231 Exam 3 Fall 2008

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
There are eight problems to solve in this organic chemistry test. Test takers name compounds after viewing drawings of the molecular structures. They wrtie a structure, list reagents required or products for certain reactions, and they...
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Light Stick Chemistry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In groups of three with the lights off and the shades drawn, investigators place inactivated light sticks, in three beakers: one filled with ice water, another with lukewarm water, and the other with room temperature water. They wait...
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Chemistry 231, Exam 3

For Students Higher Ed
This exam is aimed at assessing college level organic chemists. Ten problems are to be solved and include drawing molecular structures, assessing degrees of saturation, ordering alkenes according to stability, and explaining chemical...
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Chapter 14 Review, Section 1: Acids and Bases

For Students 9th - 12th
An overview of acid and base compounds and their reactions is presented with this handout. Pupils name compounds and write chemical formulas. They write net ionic equations and explain how acidic solutions might conduct electricity. This...
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Gas Law Investigation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigators collect the carbon dioxide produced when an antacid tablet is activated and identify what alteration produced the most gas. They also collect the gas in a buret in order to practice precision. Then they choose between two...
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WS 4.6 Types of Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th
Somehow 55 chemistry problems have been squished onto a single page! Don't assume that it is a mess, however. High school chemists write the products for different types of reactions. Then they identify the type of reaction in addition...
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BioFuels: The Chemistry and Economics of Alternative Fuels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Junior chemists manufacture biodiesel in the lab. In this exercise, they check the purity of the biodiesel using thin layer chromatography. They also calculate its density and heat of combustion. They are sure to rise to the challenge...
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Heat and Thermodynamics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is actually a 10-day mini unit on thermal energy for your high school chemists. Every avenue is taken to get learners absorbed in heat: a pretest, a PowerPoint presentation, Internet exploration, demonstrations, lab activities, and...
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Oxidation-Reduction Reactions

For Students 9th - 12th
Focus on oxidation-reduction reactions with a review worksheet. Junior chemists answer short-answer questions before they write balanced half-reaction and full-reaction equations.