Classroom Resources: Molecules & Bonding


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  • Isomers, Intermolecular Forces, Molecular Geometry, Molecular Structure, Intermolecular Forces, Boiling Point, Melting Point, Phase Changes, Isomers, Molecular Structure , Distillation, Separating Mixtures, Physical Properties | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Structural Isomers Mark as Favorite (16 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will use models to explore structural isomers, and create explanations for the impact of structure on intermolecular forces (London dispersion) and physical properties (boiling point).

  • Conductivity, Covalent Bonding, Ionic Bonding | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Strong and Weak Electrolytes Mark as Favorite (16 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will analyze the conductivity of several common household solutions using a light emitting conductivity diode tester to determine if the solution is a strong or weak electrolyte. Students will interpret the brightness of the lightbulb to determine the strength of the electrolyte. Students will also have an opportunity to consider the connection between conductivity and bond type during this lab.

  • Molecular Formula, Empirical Formula, History, Interdisciplinary | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Herbal Remedies Mark as Favorite (39 Favorites)

    In this activity, students learn how the modern atomic theory evolved. They further their understanding of empirical and molecular formulas through research and a presentation of an herbal remedy.

  • Intermolecular Forces, Boiling Point, Heat of Vaporization , Molar Mass, Polarity, Intermolecular Forces | High School

    Lab: Heat of Vaporization Mark as Favorite (8 Favorites)

    In this lab, students test whether a substance’s heat of vaporization is determined by its molar mass, the strength of its intermolecular forces, or both.

  • 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.

  • VSEPR Theory, Molecular Geometry, Resonance, Covalent Bonding | High School

    Activity: Shapes of Molecules Mark as Favorite (74 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will investigate the VSEPR geometry of covalent compounds. They will draw Lewis structures, use molecular models, and determine the geometry of covalent compounds. There is a lot of repetition so students gain a lot of practice.

  • 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.

  • Molecular Formula, Naming Compounds, Ionic Bonding, Covalent Bonding, Molar Mass | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Formula Card Game Mark as Favorite (43 Favorites)

    In this activity, students play a card game to practice creating chemical formulas.

  • 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.

  • Molecular Formula, Stoichiometry, Law of Definite Proportions, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept, Classification of Reactions | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Finding the Formula of Magnesium Oxide Mark as Favorite (22 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will recognize that oxygen has mass and that heating can involve and increase in mass as an element reacts to become an oxide

  • Polarity, VSEPR Theory, Molecular Geometry, Electronegativity, Covalent Bonding | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Polarity Mark as Favorite (40 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students learn some tips about how to determine whether a molecule is polar or nonpolar by question features about Lewis structures and symmetry.

  • Intermolecular Forces, Solubility, Intermolecular Forces, Intramolecular Forces, Polarity, Lewis Structures, Molecular Structure, Solute & Solvent, Mixtures, Melting Point, Freezing Point, Boiling Point, Physical Properties, Graphing, Mixtures | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Physical Properties (High School) Mark as Favorite (27 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students investigate how intermolecular forces effect physical properties by investigating substances’ melting points as well as solubility.

  • Percent Composition, Percent Composition, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Percent Composition of Bubble Gum Mark as Favorite (56 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will be introduced to the concept of percent composition. Students will determine the amount of sweetener in various brands of gum by determining the mass difference of the gum before and after it is chewed.

  • Ionic Bonding, Naming Compounds, Intramolecular Forces, Ions | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Constructing Ionic Compounds Mark as Favorite (99 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will construct ionic compounds by balancing the charges on cations and anions.

  • Condensation, Chemical Change, Functional Groups, Lewis Structures | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Condensation Reaction Mark as Favorite (10 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will use Lewis structures to explain the mechanism of an organic condensation reaction between a carboxylic acid and an alcohol, also known as an esterification reaction.

  • Polymers, Polymers, Molecular Structure, Physical Properties | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Molecular Spaghetti Mark as Favorite (6 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will discover how the entanglement in cooked spaghetti depends on the length of the spaghetti strands and relate this discovery to polymeric materials.

  • Molecular Formula, Functional Groups, Molecular Structure, Saturated vs. Unsaturated, Molecular Structure , Oxidation | High School

    Lesson Plan: Chocolate: The New Health Food Mark as Favorite (24 Favorites)

    Explore emergency lesson plans from ChemMatters magazine.

  • Mole Concept, Significant Figures, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Scientific Notation, Molar Mass, Molecular Formula | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Can You Color A Mole? Mark as Favorite (83 Favorites)

    In this activity, students determine how many moles of paraffin are used when they color a piece of paper as well as how many molecules and moles of wax are in one crayon.

  • Mole Concept, Measurements, Dimensional Analysis, Molar Mass | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Calculating Moles Mark as Favorite (65 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will have the opportunity to practice conducting the chemist’s way of counting atoms and molecules by using the mole. They will determine the mass of various common elements and compounds and convert this data into values of moles, atoms and molecules. This will allow students to realize the connection between commonly used laboratory chemicals and the quantitative data and calculations that are such a fundamental part of chemistry.

  • Molecular Formula, Periodic Table, Ionic Bonding, Covalent Bonding | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Bondy (Rummy) Mark as Favorite (33 Favorites)

    In this activity, students play a game in which they use element cards to form compounds.

  • Molecular Structure, Molecular Structure , Interdisciplinary, Chemical Change, Distillation, Renewable Energy, Enthalpy, Stoichiometry, Chemical Change, Combustion | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Biofuels of the Future Mark as Favorite (11 Favorites)

    In this lesson students will explore the world of automobile alternative energy sources through the study of biofuels. They will design and create an e-book that illustrates and explains one of the provided topics or an original idea approved by the teacher.

  • Mixtures, Physical Properties, Molecular Structure, Mixtures | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Analyzing Mixtures Mark as Favorite (34 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, the teacher will create a sequence of mixtures in a single test tube. Water, oil, food coloring and soap will be used in this demonstration to introduce the concepts of heterogeneous and homogeneous solutions as well as the idea of miscibility. Students will also have the opportunity to analyze the properties, such as surface tension of each component used.

  • Percent Composition, Identifying an Unknown, Net Ionic Equation, Stoichiometry, Error Analysis, Molar Mass | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Analysis of Carbonate Compounds Mark as Favorite (52 Favorites)

    In this lab, students calculate the molar masses of three unknown carbonate compounds by measuring the amount of product (CO2) produced by a reaction with hydrochloric acid.

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