Chemistry of Cars
4 Classroom Resources
Video | Anode, Cathode, Electricity, Galvanic Cells, Heat, Renewable Energy | Elementary School, High School, Middle School
Alternative Fuels Video
This video analyzes alternatives to petroleum based fossil fuels, such as biofuels and hydrogen fuel cells.
Video | Activation Energy, Catalysts, Combustion, Oxidation, Redox Reaction, Reduction | Elementary School, High School, Middle School
Catalytic Converters Video
This video investigates the role of a catalytic converter and its corresponding chemical reactions within a vehicle. Students will learn about both oxidation and reduction reactions and how they, in combination with a catalyst, can impact the molecules released in a car’s exhaust.
Video | Anode, Cathode, Electricity, Galvanic Cells, Renewable Energy | High School
Hybrid and Electric Cars Video
This video explores the chemistry in the batteries that power hybrid and electric cars.
Video | Combustion, Exothermic & Endothermic, Heat, Heat of Combustion | Elementary School, High School, Middle School
The Internal Combustion Engine Video
This video investigates both the mechanical and the chemical processes used in the internal combustion engine, as well as the history and evolution of the combustion engine.