Classroom Resources: Electrochemistry
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Concentration, Molarity, Net Ionic Equation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Nernst Equation  High School
Simulation: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells 2
In this simulation, students can create a variety of standard and nonstandard condition galvanic/voltaic cells. Students will choose the metal and solution for each half cell, as well as the concentration of those solutions. They can build concentration cells and other nonstandard cells, record the cell potential from the voltmeter, and observe the corresponding oxidation and reduction half reactions.

Concentration, Molarity, Net Ionic Equation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Nernst Equation  High School
Activity: NonStandard Galvanic Cells
In this activity, students will use a simulation to create a variety of nonstandard condition galvanic/voltaic cells. This simulation allows students to choose the metal and solution for each half cell, as well as the concentration of those solutions. Students will build concentration cells and other nonstandard cells and record the cell potential from the voltmeter. They will compare the results of different data sets, write net ionic equations, and describe electron flow through a galvanic/voltaic cell from anode to cathode as well as the direction of migration of ions, anions towards the anode and cations towards the cathode.

Net Ionic Equation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons  High School
Activity: Simulation Activity: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells
In this activity, students will use a simulation to create a variety of galvanic/voltaic cells with different electrodes. They will record the cell potential from the voltmeter and will use their data to determine the reduction potential of each half reaction. Students will also identify anodes and cathodes, write half reaction equations and full chemical equations, and view what is happening in each half cell and the salt bridge on a molecular scale.

Net Ionic Equation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons  High School
Simulation: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells
In this simulation, students select different metals and aqueous solutions to build a galvanic/voltaic cell that generates electrical energy and observe the corresponding oxidation and reduction half reactions.

Observations, Chemical Change, Acid Base Reactions, Balancing Equations, Activity Series, Chemical Change, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Predicting Products  High School
Simulation: Metals In Aqueous Solutions
In this activity, students will run simulated tests of various metals in aqueous solutions to determine the relative reactivity of these metals. A total of eight metals will be observed in various combinations with the corresponding metal nitrate solutions and hydrochloric acid. Students will interpret the data collected to construct an activity series of the elements used in this simulation.

Observations, Chemical Change, Balancing Equations, Activity Series, Chemical Change, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Predicting Products  High School
Activity: Simulation Activity: Metals in Aqueous Solutions
In this activity, students will run simulated tests of various metals in aqueous solutions to determine the relative reactivity of these metals. A total of eight metals will be observed in various combinations with the corresponding metal nitrate solutions and hydrochloric acid. Students will interpret the data collected to construct an activity series of the elements used in this simulation.

Reduction, Redox Reaction, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons  High School
Lesson Plan: How Fuel Cells Work
In this lesson students will investigate how fuel cells provide energy in modern cars. Students will have the opportunity to explore redox reactions, through both an online animation and a simulation in order to understand the potential of a fuel cell.

Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Dimensional Analysis, Exothermic & Endothermic, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Gibb's Free Energy , Spontaneous Reactions , Electron Transfer, Electrons, Spontaneous vs. Nonspontaneous Reactions, Spontaneous Reactions  High School
Lesson Plan: How Far Can We Go?
In this lesson students compare energy densities of lead acid and lithium ion batteries to understand the relationship between electrochemical cell potentials and utilization of stored chemical energy.

Gas Laws, Concentration, Molarity, Electrolysis, Stoichiometry, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Ideal Gas, Electrons  High School
Lesson Plan: Stoichiometry Setup Method
In this lesson, students will learn how to follow a process of visual cues in combination with a stepbystep problem solving method for different types of stoichiometric problems. This method can be particularly beneficial for students who struggle with completing multistep calculations.

Net Ionic Equation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Error Analysis  High School
Lab: FourWay Galvanic Cell
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.

Electricity, Reduction, Activity Series, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Oxidation, Electron Transfer, Electrons  High School
Lab: Reactivity & Electrochemistry
In this lab, students will relate cell potential to the activity series.

Observations, Chemical Change, Reduction, Activity Series, Redox Reaction, Galvanic Cells, Chemical Change, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Electron Transfer, Electrons  High School
Lesson Plan: Exploring Automotive Corrosion
In this lesson students will investigate the galvanic corrosion that can occur when different metals come in contact with each other in modern cars.

Electricity, Electrostatic Forces, Subatomic Particles, Electrons, Electrons, Graphing  High School
Lab: Electromagnetic Forces in the Atom
In this lab, students will better understand that opposite charges attract each other, and like charges repel.