Classroom Resources: Chemistry Basics


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  • Combustion, Chemical Change, Catalysts, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Balancing Equations, Classification of Reactions, Observations, Chemical Change | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Stop & Go Gases Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students will witness the ability of carbon dioxide to extinguish a flame and oxygen to feed a flame. They will also be introduced to the concept of catalysts. This demonstration could also be used as an opportunity to practice writing and balancing equations and classifying chemical reactions.

  • Temperature, History, Interdisciplinary, Chemical Change, Temperature, Heat | Middle School, High School

    Lab: Greenhouse Gas Simulation Mark as Favorite (32 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will create two simulations of the Earth’s atmosphere. They will compare a control model with a one that has an increased presence of carbon dioxide gas in order to analyze how this effects temperature. They will also complete research in order to learn more about the makeup of the Earth’s atmosphere.

  • Density, Physical Properties, Graphing, Interdisciplinary, Observations, Error Analysis, Measurements, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Graphing Density Mark as Favorite (28 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will collect data and then use graphing to determine the density values of unknown metal samples.

  • Reaction Rate, Graphing, Temperature, Concentration | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Starch-Iodine Clock Reaction Mark as Favorite (56 Favorites)

    In this lab, students perform an iodine clock reaction to determine how concentration and temperature effect the reaction rate.

  • Accuracy, Measurements, Error Analysis, Accuracy, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Glassware Accuracy Mark as Favorite (63 Favorites)

    In this lab, students use different types of laboratory glassware to measure 50 mL of water and determine the accuracy of each piece of glassware.

  • Polymers, Physical Properties, Molecular Structure, Experimental Design, Scientific Method, History, Interdisciplinary | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Give Your Car Some Bounce Mark as Favorite (2 Favorites)

    In this lesson students will learn about polymerization, specifically as it pertains to rubber tires and other materials in a vehicle. Students will take on the role of an engineer, and will investigate physical properties of different polymers and/or elastomers to determine the best material to use for an assigned product.

  • Solubility, Intermolecular Forces, Intermolecular Forces, Mixtures, Intramolecular Forces, Polarity, Observations, Physical Properties, Chemical Properties, Identifying an Unknown, Mixtures | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Solubility & Compound Type Mark as Favorite (37 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students determine whether unknown substances are polar, nonpolar, or ionic by testing their solubilities.

  • Gas Laws, Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Graphing | High School, Middle School

    Activity: Simulation Activity: Gas Laws Mark as Favorite (44 Favorites)

    In this simulation, students will investigate three of the fundamental gas laws, including Boyle’s Law, Charles’ Law and Gay-Lussac’s Law. Students will have the opportunity to visually examine the effect of changing the associated variables of pressure, volume, or temperature in each situation. Also, students will analyze the gas samples at the particle level as well as manipulate quantitative data in each scenario. Finally students will interpret trends in the data by examining the graph associated with each of the gas laws. This lesson accompanies the simulation from the November 2015 issue of Chemistry Solutions.

  • Density, Pressure, Temperature, Volume, Density, Error Analysis, Error Analysis, Measurements | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Gas Density and Relative Molecular Mass Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will quantitatively determine the densities of four gases.

  • Reaction Rate, Chemical Change, Reaction Rate, Observations | Middle School, Elementary School, High School

    Demonstration: Simple Kinetics Mark as Favorite (55 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students will see that different food dyes react with bleach at different rates.

  • Separating Mixtures, Physical Change, Mixtures, Physical Properties, Experimental Design, Scientific Method, Error Analysis | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Separation of a Mixture Mark as Favorite (50 Favorites)

    In this lab, students devise their own method to separate a mixture of sand, salt, poppy seeds, and iron filings.

  • Intermolecular Forces, Mixtures, Intermolecular Forces, Colligative Properties, Freezing Point Depression, Solubility, Polarity, Phase Changes, Freezing Point, Density, Mixtures, Physical Properties | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Fuel Line Antifreeze Mark as Favorite (11 Favorites)

    In this lesson students will explore the role of a gasoline additive, fuel line antifreeze (generally methanol or 2‑propanol), in reducing the potential of water to block fuel lines in freezing weather. Students will prepare test tube models of water-contaminated fuel tanks and explore the effect of adding different types of fuel line antifreeze. This lesson can be used to bolster concepts about miscibility, density, intermolecular forces, phase changes (freezing), and colligative properties (freezing point depression).

  • Distillation, Intermolecular Forces, Separating Mixtures, Observations, Physical Properties, Polarity, Cracking, Intermolecular Forces, Boiling Point, Balancing Equations | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Fractional Distillation of Crude Oil Mark as Favorite (23 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will be introduced to simple distillation while expanding their knowledge of intermolecular forces. Once a simple distillation has been accomplished in the lab, students will then research the various products of fractional distillation of crude oil and report on one of those products.

  • Indicators, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Observations | High School, Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Secret Message Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will observe a hidden message while understanding simple acid/base chemistry and indicators.

  • Culminating Project | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Second Semester Projects Mark as Favorite (9 Favorites)

    In this project, students will choose a topic and express their knowledge using a medium that they feel suits their style.

  • Galvanic Cells, Reduction, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Redox Reaction, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Net Ionic Equation, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Four-Way Galvanic Cell Mark as Favorite (24 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will build a simple galvanic cell to measure cell potential and will compare their data to theoretical calculations. Students will become more familiar with cells during this opportunity to investigate and compare numerous electrochemistry reactions.

  • Atomic Theory, History, Interdisciplinary, Culminating Project, Model of the Atom | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Scientist Infographic Mark as Favorite (46 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will design and publish an infographic focused on a well-known scientist and their contribution to the development of the atomic model.

  • Atomic Spectra, Activity Series, Emission Spectrum, Ions, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Emission Spectrum, Observations, Inferences | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Flame Test: Going Further Mark as Favorite (54 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will investigate the colors produced when several mixtures of metallic ions are placed in a flame.

  • Density, Observations, Chemical Change, Combustion | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Fish Tank Carbon Dioxide Mark as Favorite (5 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students watch as a reaction between baking soda and vinegar produces carbon dioxide, which then causes lit candles to extinguish.

  • Polarity, Mixtures, Intermolecular Forces, Intermolecular Forces, Physical Properties, Observations, Mixtures | Middle School, Elementary School, High School

    Lab: Salad Dressing Science: Emulsions Mark as Favorite (27 Favorites)

    In this lab, students mix polar and nonpolar substances and then add various emulsifiers to encourage the mixing of the two substances. They use ingredients in salad dressing to relate science to real life scenarios.

  • Chemical Change, Density, Chemical Change, Density | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

    Demonstration: Fire Extinguisher Mark as Favorite (17 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students will observe a chemical reaction, and see how the product can be used to extinguish a fire.

  • Lab Safety | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Lab Safety Mark as Favorite (31 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students discuss laboratory safety and observe corn starch being ignited.

  • Review, Density | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Round Robin Mark as Favorite (13 Favorites)

    In this activity, students solve problems on a series of sheets shared in a group.The activity can be extended beyond the topics of temperature and density. This lesson accompanies an article in Chemistry Solutions.

  • Combustion, Heat of Combustion, Stoichiometry, Balancing Equations, Dimensional Analysis, Interdisciplinary, Culminating Project | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Redesigning a Car for the Environment Mark as Favorite (26 Favorites)

    Chemland’s city public transportation board has requested the class to help them determine the direction the city should move towards in reducing the carbon footprint. Students will be divided into groups and will come up with proposals of how to reduce the carbon footprint from carbon dioxide released from vehicles. The groups will represent different ways to reduce the carbon footprint via an alternative fuel source or a new technology. They will debate their findings to determine the direction that the city council should move towards to reduce the carbon footprint.

  • Kinetic Molecular Theory, Ideal Gas, Gas Laws, Volume, Temperature, Graphing, Accuracy, Error Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Finding Absolute Zero Mark as Favorite (12 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will experimentally determine the value for absolute zero in degrees Celsius.

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