# Classroom Resources: Quantitative Chemistry

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• Balancing Equations, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Conservation of Mass, Classification of Reactions, Limiting Reactant, Dimensional Analysis | High School

### Lesson Plan: Stoichiometry Unit Plan

The AACT high school classroom resource library has everything you need to put together a unit plan for your classroom: lessons, activities, labs, projects, videos, simulations, and animations. We constructed a unit plan using AACT resources that is designed to teach the concepts of stoichiometry and limiting reactants to your students.

• Percent Composition, Molecular Formula, Percent Composition, Mole Concept | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Mystery Gang Empirical Formulae

In this activity, students will determine empirical formulas for samples of trace evidence collected from various crime scene scenarios. They will use the information to link a criminal to a particular crime scene.

• Identifying an Unknown, Mole Concept, Percent Composition, Emission Spectrum | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Chemical Analysis of Martian Rocks

In this lesson, students are challenged to analyze the spectral graphs obtained by the Curiosity Mars Rover. Based on their examination students will determine the component elements of each sample, as well as the relative abundance of each element. With this information the student will complete calculations to find the empirical formula and identify the composition of the unknown rock. Finally students will complete research to see if these rocks are actually like those on Earth.

• Molecular Formula, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Molar Mass | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Calculating Moles in Daily Life

In this activity, students will use dimensional analysis to complete calculations and conversions for the number of moles, atoms, and molecules in several everyday household items using collected data.

• Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Scientific Notation, Significant Figures | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Chemistry is Out of This World

In this activity, students will use data from the NASA Science Solar System Exploration website to practice dimensional analysis calculations. This resource was created for National Chemistry Week (NCW) 2018 theme, Chemistry is Out of This World, which focuses on the chemistry of and in outer space.

• Review, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Dimensional Analysis Show Down

In this activity students will work cooperatively to solve conversion based problems using dimensional analysis. Students are required to independently determine an answer for each question and be able explain their method of solving with their peers. This activity is designed to allow students to work at their own pace, and for students to take on a teaching role by communicating their understanding with their peers.

• Separating Mixtures, Physical Properties, Chemical Change, Introduction, Physical Change, History, Lab Safety, Measurements, Significant Figures, SI Units, Chemical Properties | High School

### Lesson Plan: Chemistry Basics Unit Plan

The AACT High School Classroom Resource library and multimedia collection has everything you need to put together a unit plan for your classroom: lessons, activities, labs, projects, videos, simulations, and animations. We searched through our resource library and constructed a unit plan for introducing the basic chemistry concepts to students: Laboratory Safety, Equipment, and Reports, Periodic Table Basics, Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes, Endothermic and Exothermic Changes, and Classification of Matter. These topics are very important for your students to master before they dig into other chemistry concepts. This unit is designed to be used at beginning of the school year.

• Observations, History, Conservation of Mass, Measurements, SI Units | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Lavoisier Video Questions

In this activity, students will watch a video about Antoine Lavoisier, who many consider to be the father of modern chemistry. They will answer questions as they learn about oxygen, hydrogen, and the first proposal of the Law of the Conservation of Mass.

• History, Mole Concept, Measurements | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Avogadro Video Questions

In this activity, students will watch a video about Amedeo Avogadro and answer related questions. They will learn that he is the scientist given credit for the mole concept and that he also made several other discoveries in chemistry.

• Physical Properties, History, Measurements, Temperature, SI Units, Accuracy | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Temperature Guys Video Questions

In this activity, students will watch a video and answer questions about how both the thermometer and the concept of temperature evolved over time

• Conservation of Mass, Measurements | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Mass of a Gas

In this lab, students will perform a simple chemical reaction in a closed system to produce a small amount of gas. They will collect mass measurements for the reactants and the products in order to demonstrate the conservation of mass during the reaction. They will also release the produced gas from the closed system in order to verify that gasses have mass.

• Observations, Density, Measurements | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Penny Boats

In this lab, students will explore Archimedes’ Principle and how it relates to density. Each student will be given a piece of aluminum foil and asked to design and build a boat that will hold as many pennies as possible without sinking when placed in water.

• Density, Identifying an Unknown, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Molar Mass | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Chemistry Composition Challenge

In this inquiry based lab, students will design a method to solve three chemistry problems involving moles, molecules, and density.

• Accuracy, Measurements, Significant Figures, SI Units | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Simulation Activity: Measuring Volume

In this simulation, students will participate in a 10 question quiz. The quiz questions are each made of two parts, with the first part requiring the student to analyze an image of a graduated cylinder in order to report an accurate measurement. Students must use the correct number of digits based on the markings presented on the cylinder when reporting the measurement. In the second portion of the question the students will determine the uncertainty value of the graduated cylinder, again by analyzing its markings. The simulation is made up of several different sizes of graduated cylinders, each containing unique markings, so students will be challenged to analyze each individually.

• Stoichiometry, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Map It Out!

In this lesson, students should be able to use a graphic organizer to help them solve stoichiometry problems. This lesson utilizes the Cornell note format.

• Density, Measurements | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Can it Float?

In this lab, students will investigate the relationships between mass, volume, density and buoyancy in common objects. Students will be tasked with determining the volume of a variety of objects as well as interpreting the meaning of their buoyancy in water.

• Mixtures, Interdisciplinary, Concentration, Measurements, Scientific Method | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Effect of Salt Concentration on Plants

In this lab, students will observe how salt concentration can affect the structure of a potato tuber.

• Density, Percent Composition, Accuracy, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Scientific Notation, Significant Figures, SI Units | High School

### Lesson Plan: Chemical Measurement Unit Plan

The AACT High School Classroom Resource library has everything you need to put together a unit plan for your classroom: lessons, activities, labs, projects, videos, simulations, and animations. We constructed a unit plan for introducing concepts student need to collect and use chemical measurements: Percent Composition, Metric Units, Accuracy and Precision, Percent Error, Density, Scientific Notation, Significant Figures, and Unit Conversion. This unit is designed to be used at beginning of the school year and modified based on student math abilities.

• Dimensional Analysis, SI Units | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Dimensional Analysis and Unit Conversion

In this lesson, students will learn how to use dimensional analysis for unit conversion problems. They will then practice the skill on several chemistry-based conversion problems.

• Density, Accuracy, Measurements, Significant Figures, Accuracy, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Significant Figures and Lab Data

In this lesson, students will use laboratory equipment of different precision to collect data for several different metals, and then use the data to calculate the density of each. They will then compare their calculated densities to accepted values and determine the combination of equipment that leads to the most accurate calculation of density.

• Stoichiometry, Limiting Reactant, Dimensional Analysis | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Map to Solving Limiting Reactant Problems

In this lesson, students will learn how to follow a step-by-step problem solving method for limiting reactant stoichiometry problems. This method can be particularly beneficial for students who struggle with completing these calculations.

• Concentration, Molarity, Mole Concept | High School

### Demonstration: What Is a 1 Molar Solution?

In this demonstration, students will determine the molarity of several different solutions demonstrated by the teacher.

• Balancing Equations, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Stoichiometry of Air Bags

In this lesson, students will be introduced to the concept of gram to gram stoichiometry calculations. Students will be guided through a scenario regarding air bags and will be tasked with calculating the amount of gas (NaN3) that must be used to inflate a vehicle air bag to the correct size. Follow-up practice problems are also provided.

• Physical Properties, History, Accuracy, Temperature | Elementary School, Middle School, High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Video: The Temperature Guys Video

This video tells the story of how temperature as we currently know it evolved. The first thermometers invented in the early 1600s are very different than ones we use today!

• Stoichiometry, Conservation of Mass, Limiting Reactant, Mole Concept | High School

### Access is an AACT member benefit. Animation: Limiting Reactant Animation

In this animation, students will visualize on the particulate level what happens in a limiting reactant problem. A number of limiting reactant scenarios are animated, including a simple example of how to build a bike to introduce the concept of limiting reactant. Conservation of mass is also demonstrated by calculating masses from the mole quantities of the reactants and products. **This video has no audio**