Classroom Resources: Electrochemistry


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  • Galvanic Cells, Redox Reaction, Oxidation, Reduction, Anode, Cathode, History | High School

    Lesson Plan: Columbia Dry Cell Battery Mark as Favorite (1 Favorite)

    In this lesson, students will learn about electrochemistry and electric cells (batteries) by reading an article and engaging in related activities. The activities help promote literacy in the science classroom. Parts of this lesson could be used as plans for a substitute teacher.

  • Galvanic Cells, Half Reactions, Anode, Cathode, Reduction, Oxidation, Redox Reaction, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Electricity, Spontaneous Reactions , Spontaneous vs. Non-spontaneous Reactions, Electrolytic Cells | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Animation Activity: Galvanic Cells Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will view an animation that explores how a galvanic cell works on a particulate level. Copper and zinc are the chemicals depicted in the spontaneous reaction. The transfer of electrons and involvement of the salt bridge are highlighted, in addition to the half reactions that take place for Zn (Zn → Zn2+ + 2 e-) and Cu (2 e- + Cu2+ → Cu).

  • Reduction, Redox Reaction, Reduction Potentials, Galvanic Cells, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Cathode, Anode, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Concentration, Molarity, Net Ionic Equation, Nernst Equation | High School

    Simulation: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells 2 Mark as Favorite (32 Favorites)

    In this simulation, students can create a variety of standard and non-standard 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 non-standard cells, record the cell potential from the voltmeter, and observe the corresponding oxidation and reduction half reactions.

  • Galvanic Cells, Reduction Potentials, Redox Reaction, Half Reactions, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Anode, Cathode, Oxidation, Reduction, Concentration, Net Ionic Equation, Molarity, Nernst Equation | High School

    Activity: Simulation Activity: Non-Standard Galvanic Cells Mark as Favorite (8 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will use a simulation to create a variety of non-standard 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 non-standard 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.

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

    Activity: Simulation Activity: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells Mark as Favorite (31 Favorites)

    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.

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

    Simulation: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells Mark as Favorite (61 Favorites)

    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.

  • Electricity, Anode, Cathode, Galvanic Cells, Redox Reaction, Renewable Energy | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Hybrid and Electric Cars Video Questions Mark as Favorite (11 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will watch a video and answer related questions about the chemistry of batteries as they are used to power hybrid and electric cars. Students will learn about the basics of electricity, as well as how batteries function as a source of electricity.

  • Electricity, Anode, Cathode, Galvanic Cells, Heat, Renewable Energy | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Alternative Fuels Video Questions Mark as Favorite (5 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will watch a video and answer related questions about the alternatives to petroleum-based fossil fuels such as biofuels and hydrogen fuel cells. Students will learn about the pros and cons of various fuel sources, as well as possibilities for the future of fuels.

  • Electrolytic Cells, Galvanic Cells, Electrolysis, Redox Reaction, Gibb's Free Energy | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Exploration of Electrolytic Cells Mark as Favorite (13 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will build several electrolytic cells, discuss and diagram their cells to further their understanding of electrolysis, and use qualitative and quantitative analysis of the electrolysis of potassium iodide. Finally, students will practice and be assessed on their knowledge of electrolysis on AP exam-level questioning.

  • Redox Reaction, Galvanic Cells | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Galvanic Cell Exploration Mark as Favorite (10 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will build their understanding of redox reactions and galvanic cells. Using both a lab activity and an animated simulation, students will investigate these types of cells (and the redox reactions that drive them) at both a macroscopic and particle level to connect how particle-level interactions can explain macroscopic observations.

  • Renewable Energy, Electricity, Galvanic Cells, Cathode, Anode | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: Hybrid and Electric Cars Video Mark as Favorite (11 Favorites)

    This video explores the chemistry in the batteries that power hybrid and electric cars.

  • Electricity, Anode, Cathode, Galvanic Cells, Heat, Renewable Energy | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: Alternative Fuels Video Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    This video analyzes alternatives to petroleum based fossil fuels, such as biofuels and hydrogen fuel cells.

  • Redox Reaction, Galvanic Cells, Reduction, Oxidation, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Cathode, Anode, Half Reactions | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: How Fuel Cells Work Mark as Favorite (6 Favorites)

    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.

  • Redox Reaction, Gibb's Free Energy , Spontaneous Reactions , Reduction, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Galvanic Cells, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Cathode, Anode, Reduction Potentials, Exothermic & Endothermic, Spontaneous vs. Non-spontaneous Reactions, Dimensional Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: How Far Can We Go? Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Chemical Change, Activity Series, Redox Reaction, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Reduction, Oxidation, Half Reactions, Galvanic Cells, Observations, Chemical Change | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Exploring Automotive Corrosion Mark as Favorite (9 Favorites)

    In this lesson students will investigate the galvanic corrosion that can occur when different metals come in contact with each other in modern cars.

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