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Mixtures and Solutions

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engineers must consider the properties of matter when designing new things like synthetic materials, medicines, cleaning solutions, devices, and structures. To prepare for this new world, brave young engineers examine the fundamentals of...
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Inquiry in Action: 5th Grade Science Lessons

For Teachers 5th Standards
Looking for remote learning science lessons aligned to NGSS? Check out the resources in this inquiry-in-action packet. Designed for fifth graders, the 16 lessons are divided into four chapters: Matter is Mad of Tiny Particles, Substances...
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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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The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a Mixture?

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Mix things up in your physical science class by introducing mixtures. The three types are defined: suspension, colloid, and solution. It all depends on the size and type of the involved particles. With attractive animation and an...
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Study Jams! Mixtures

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Mix it up at a party as Sam and Zoe discuss heterogeneous and homogenous mixtures and solutions. Follow this film by allowing your class to put together individual snack foods to make their own mixture!
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Properties of Mixtures vs. Solutions: Mix It Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Now it becomes crystal clear why the unit is called Mixtures and Solutions. The fifth installment of a six-part unit explores mixtures and solutions. After viewing a demonstration on mixing pebbles with water, salt with water, and...
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Mixtures and Solutions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Mixtures and solutions are different; one can be separated fairly easily and the other cannot. This hands-on experiment was written specifically for learners with visual impairments or blindness. They will use lemonade and trail mix to...
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Separating Mixtures: How We Concentrate Natural Materials

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Have your class look at a granite specimen and describe what they see. They should note three distinct components. Discuss mixtures with them and how they might be separated, then send them to the lab to figure out how to take apart five...
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Messin' with Mixtures

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Do you separate your trail mix before eating it? Then you've been separating mixtures your whole life! Scholars model a contaminated soil sample using trail mix and estimate the percentage of each component. They consider how to clean up...
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Element, Mixture or Compound

For Students 9th - 12th
Don't get mixed up about the differences between elements, mixtures, and compounds! Part one of a six-part series discussing these important classifications of substances illustrates simple tests one can perform to determine a material's...
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Introducing Physical and Chemical Changes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young scientists investigate chemical and physical changes to the states of matter—gas, liquid, and solid—as well as solutions and suspensions with a variety of demonstrations, grand conversation, and an interactive quiz to check for...
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Physical vs. Chemical Properties

For Students 4th - 5th
In this physical and chemical properties instructional activity, students read a 2 page article, identify 10 changes as physical or chemical characteristics and decide whether 3 combination of objects are chemical or physical mixtures...
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Separating Mixtures: How We Concentrate Natural Materials

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
How do miners isolate the substance they're looking for from a big pile of rock? Through an insightful lab, science scholars learn how to use their observation skills to identify physical properties that scientists use to separate...
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Determination of the Specific Heat Capacity of a Solid by the Method of Mixtures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Knowing an item's specific heat capacity helps determine its uses, such as a low heat capacity for a soup spoon and a high heat capacity for home insulation. Scholars find the specific heat capacity of a metal ball in the 10th lesson...
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Mixtures and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does size have to do with it? Learners analyze different mixtures, both homogeneous and heterogeneous, to discover the properties related to the size of their particles. The activity connects these properties to those of...
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Understanding Elements

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Nothing says organization quite like a table. The third lesson in a six-part Mixtures and Solutions unit teaches young scientists about elements and the periodic table. They learn how the periodic table is organized and about the...
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Separation of a Mixture

For Students 10th - 12th
In this separation of a mixture, students experiment with salt and sand and design an experiment to separate a mixture of the two.
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Marvelous Mixtures

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders design an experiment in which they separate mixtures. In this mixtures lesson, 5th graders define mixtures, solutions, solutes, and solvents. They watch a video, complete worksheets, and perform an experiment to separate...
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How Can We Find Out What Is in Water?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using paper chromatography, water watchers discover that several substances might be dissolved even though they aren't visible. In this case, you will prepare a mixture of three different food colorings for them to experiment with. A...
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Getting Physical with Estuaries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate estuaries and the variations in physical factors from one estuary to another. In this estuaries lesson plan, students explore water depth, salinity, temperature, and dissolved oxygen in estuaries using an on...
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Physical Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What you will find in this set of slides is an introduction to physical properties of matter. Note that there is a break in the flow of the presentation as slides six through ten explain what mixtures are and how they can be separated....
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Matter and Energy

For Students 9th
A test of all concepts surrounding matter. The questions here require definitions of elements, compounds, and mixtures, as well as properties and behaviors. 
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Classification of Matter

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a great learning exercise with an infographic to assist your students in categorizing matter into mixtures and non-mixtures. Information is given about the metric system of measurement. Your young students match 13 terms with...
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Chemical Changes Making Foam and Using Indicators

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to observe chemcial and physical changes while producing a brilliant formation of foam. They are able to experience the use of an indicator in the reaction. Students record information based on their observations.