Classroom Resources: Electrochemistry


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  • 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

    In this activity, students will use an animation to visualize 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).

  • Electron Transfer, Electrons, Electricity, Model of the Atom, Atoms, Subatomic Particles, Electrons, Observations | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Understanding Static Electricity

    In this lesson, students will complete a series of activities to explore how the imbalance of charges in materials creates static electricity and how those materials interact with others around them. They will describe the relationship between atomic structure, specifically the role of protons and electrons, and static electricity.

  • Molecular Structure, Molecular Geometry, Polymers, Electronegativity, Heat, Temperature, Electricity | Middle School, High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Future of Paint Video Questions

    In this activity, students will watch a video and answer related questions about the fascinating and innovative scientific advancements of paint. During the video, Students will learn how the molecular components in paint are helping to evolve in the world around them.

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

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Hybrid and Electric Cars Video Questions

    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

    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.

  • Molecular Structure, Molecular Geometry, Polymers, Electronegativity, Heat, Temperature, Electricity | Middle School, High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: The Future of Paint Video

    This video explores the fascinating and innovative scientific advancements of paint. Students will learn how the molecular components in paint are helping to evolve in the world around them. Futuristic paint is capable of replacing light switches, conducting electricity, and regulating temperature amongst other things!

  • Electricity, Renewable Energy, Photosynthesis, Electron Transfer, Redox Reaction, Oxidation, Reduction | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Color Solar Power!

    In this lesson students will make a dye-sensitized solar cell (also known as DSC or Gratzel cell) using extracts from blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, red cabbage, strawberries, beetroot, spinach and dried hibiscus petals. Students will measure the voltage and the current of various light sources using the created solar cells and then compare the effectiveness of each.

  • Metallic Bonding, Electrons, Electricity, Electrostatic Forces | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Metallic Bonding & Magnetics

    In this demonstration students will observe how electrons flow through a metal in an example of metallic bonding. Using tubes made of different metal materials as well as one made of plastic, in combination with a rare earth magnet (neodymium magnet) the teacher will demonstrate how electrons will flow freely through a metal and create a magnetic field.

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

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: Hybrid and Electric Cars Video

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

  • Electricity, Electrons | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Making the Connection

    In this lab, students will learn about closed and open circuits. Students will use holiday lights, a battery, and foil to make a closed circuit.

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

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: Alternative Fuels Video

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

  • Activity Series, Oxidation, Reduction, Redox Reaction, Electricity, Electrons, Electron Transfer, Reduction Potentials | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Reactivity & Electrochemistry

    In this lab, students will relate cell potential to the activity series.

  • Electrostatic Forces, Subatomic Particles, Electrons, Electricity, Electrons, Graphing | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Electromagnetic Forces in the Atom

    In this lab, students will better understand that opposite charges attract each other, and like charges repel.

  • Electricity, Atoms, Electrons, Electrons, Culminating Project, Interdisciplinary | Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Electrical Circuit Quiz Box

    In this activity, students will learn that the flow of electrons within a closed circuit make our lives easier. Students will construct a circuit quiz box that lights up when the correct question and answer are chosen.

  • Electricity, Energy & Thermodynamics, Law of Conservation of Energy, Anode, Cathode, Electron Transfer, Electrons, Subatomic Particles, Electrons | Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Battery Basics

    In this lesson students will explore the chemical reaction that occurs within a lead-acid car battery and the role of the battery within a car prior to creating their own batteries.

  • Reduction, Oxidation, Anode, Cathode, Half Reactions, Electron Transfer, Spontaneous Reactions , Electricity | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Animation: Galvanic Cell Animation

    In this animation, students will visualize electrons traveling through a galvanic cell. Copper and zinc are the chemicals depicted in the spontaneous reaction and the importance of the salt bridge is highlighted. **This video has no audio**

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