# Classroom Resources: Quantitative Chemistry

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• Gas Laws, History, Mole Concept, Measurements, Ideal Gas | High School

This video tells the story of Amedeo Avogadro, the scientist given credit for the mole concept, but who discovered other things in chemistry too.

• Percent Composition, Measurements | High School

### Lab: Percent Composition

In this lab, students will calculate the percent composition of sugar in gum and the percent composition of water in popcorn kernels.

• Percent Composition, Measurements | High School

### Lab: Mineral Investigation

In this lab, students will put their problem solving skills to work as a team to determine how many specific samples of ore can be made from a lode equivalent to the size of their classroom. This lab is perfect for the start of the school year to engage students in real-life applications of chemistry, as well as essential mathematic and measurement skills.

• Density, Introduction, Interdisciplinary, Accuracy, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Scientific Notation, Significant Figures, Accuracy, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Math and Measurement

In this lab, students will practice introductory math skills that will be used in chemistry all year. This includes metric conversion, significant figures, scientific notation, dimensional analysis, density, percent error, accuracy and precision, as well as using lab equipment.

• Introduction, Accuracy, Measurements, SI Units | High School

### Activity: Mysteriously Melodramatic & Maniacal Metric Measurements

In this activity, students predict the measurements of objects using metric units. They then take the actual measurements and compare them to their predictions.

• Interdisciplinary, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Significant Figures, Accuracy, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Nanoscale and Self-Assembly

In this lab, students determine both the diameter of one single BB and the length of an oleic acid molecule.

• Accuracy, Measurements, Accuracy, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Glassware Accuracy

In this lab, students use different types of laboratory glassware to measure 50 mL of water and determine the accuracy of each piece of glassware.

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

### Lab: Calculating Moles

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

### Activity: Can You Color A Mole?

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, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements | High School

### Lesson Plan: Molar Marks

In this lesson, students will better understand the mole concept by using chalk to write their name on a sidewalk and finding out the composition of chalk through research.

• Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements | High School

### Activity: Bring Me A Mole

In this lab, students take an abstract concept, the mole, and turn it into a real measurable concept.

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

### Lab: It's Mole Time!

In this lab, students determine the number of moles of chalk used to write their name, the moles of sucrose ingested while chewing gum, and the moles of alcohol evaporated when using hand sanitizer.

• Isotopes, Measurements, Atomic Mass | High School

### Activity: Beanium Isotopes

In this activity, students will determine the average atomic mass of a sample of an imaginary element called Beanium.

• Concentration, Acid Base Reactions, Molarity, Measurements, Titrations, Indicators, Strong vs Weak, pH, Equivalence Point | High School

### Lab: Acid Base Reactions

In this lab, students will witness a reaction between an acid and base. One will be strong, and the other may be weak or strong--it's up to them to determine.

• Chemical Change, Chemical Change, Concentration, Acid Base Reactions, Molarity, Balancing Equations, Stoichiometry, Limiting Reactant, Chemical Change, Measurements, Titrations, Indicators, Graphing, Equivalence Point, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Acid-Base Mole Ratio

In this lab, students study several concepts, including acid-base reactions, limiting reactants, and stoichiometry, by observing the contained reaction of acetic acid (diluted vinegar) with sodium hydrogen carbonate (baking soda) in an unconventional, cost effective titration.

• Chemical Change, Concentration, Acid Base Reactions, Molarity, Balancing Equations, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Titrations, Indicators, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Vinegar Quality Control

In this lab, students will perform a titration of a vinegar sample to determine if it is it close to the concentration claimed on the bottle.

• Combustion, Accuracy, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Calorimetry, Heat, Specific Heat, Temperature, Exothermic & Endothermic, Heat of Combustion, Law of Conservation of Energy, Bond Energy, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: How Much Energy is in Your Snack Food?

In this lab, students will find the amount of heat energy stored in foods and compare heat calories with food calories.

• Acid Base Reactions, Molarity, Net Ionic Equation, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Heat of Neutralization, Calorimetry, Specific Heat, Temperature, Exothermic & Endothermic, Bond Energy | High School

### Lab: Heat of Neutralization

In this lab, students carry out an acid base reaction to calculate the heat of neutralization.

• Density, Temperature, Density, Pressure, Measurements, Volume, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Gas Density and Relative Molecular Mass

In this lab, students will quantitatively determine the densities of four gases.

• Gas Laws, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Ideal Gas Law

In this lab, students use the reaction of an antacid table with water to inflate a balloon. They then use the ideal gas law to determine the number of moles of gas produced by the reaction.

• Density, Temperature, Sublimation, Gas Laws, Density, Pressure, Phase Changes, Interdisciplinary, Physical Change, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Ideal Gas, Volume | High School

### Demonstration: Ideal Gas Law using Carbon Dioxide

In this demonstration, students observe dry ice sublime while the CO2 gas fills a balloon. They then calculate the moles and volume of CO2 produced.

• Observations, Density, Temperature, Gas Laws, Density, Pressure, Measurements, Matter, Volume, Graphing | High School, Middle School

### Lab: Pressure Bottle

In this lab, students determine the relationship between volume and pressure of a gas and its temperature and address the common misconception that air does not have mass or density.

• Observations, Separating Mixtures, Balancing Equations, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Limiting Reactant, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Error Analysis, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Limiting Reactant Lab

In this lab, students react copper(II) chloride with aluminum to determine the limiting reactant. They then isolate one product to determine their percent yield.

• Concentration, Acid Base Reactions, Molarity, Stoichiometry, Limiting Reactant, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Indicators, pH | High School

### Lab: Acid/Base Stoichiometry

In this lab, students experience a limiting reactant and can physically see the difference in amounts of product generated. They also see which reactant is in excess.

• Reduction, Percent Yield, Activity Series, Stoichiometry, Redox Reaction, Classification of Reactions, Mole Concept, Chemical Change, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Oxidation, Error Analysis | High School

### Lab: Extracting Copper From Ore

In this lab, students extract copper from copper carbonate using two different methods, and then determine which industrial method is most effective.