Classroom Resources: Quantitative Chemistry
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Solute & Solvent, Molarity, Tyndall Effect, Concentration, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept  High School
Activity: Solubility & Solutions
In this inquiry activity, students investigate types of solutions, identifying the solute and solvent, and classifying each solution. They them solve stoichiometry problems involving solutions of different concentrations.

Kinetic Molecular Theory, Pressure, Gas Laws, Volume, Temperature, SI Units, Molecular Motion  High School, Middle School
Activity: Simulation Activity: Gas Law Variables
In this simulation, students investigate variables of a gas. From the computer models, they can see how pressure, temperature, and volume effect gas behavior.

Balancing Equations, Limiting Reactant, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept, Measurements  High School
Activity: S'more Stoichiometry
In this activity, students determine the number of graham crackers and chocolate pieces required to complete a “reaction” with a given quantity of marshmallows (the limiting reactant). They then use the same thought process with a problem involving a real chemical reaction.

Density, Pressure, Temperature, Volume, Density, Error Analysis, Error Analysis, Measurements  High School
Lab: Gas Density and Relative Molecular Mass
In this lab, students will quantitatively determine the densities of four gases.

Scientific Notation  High School, Middle School
Activity: Scientific Notation
In this activity, students are actively involved in putting numbers into scientific notation and taking numbers out of scientific notation.

Chemical Change, Limiting Reactant, Classification of Reactions, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Concentration, Molarity, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis  High School
Demonstration: First Day Review
In this demonstration, students see evidence of a chemical reaction.

Molecular Formula, Stoichiometry, Law of Definite Proportions, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept, Classification of Reactions  High School
Lab: Finding the Formula of Magnesium Oxide
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

Limiting Reactant, Concentration, Net Ionic Equation, Stoichiometry, Balancing Equations, Precipitate, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis  High School
Lab: Finding CO_{2} Mass in your Breath
In this lab, students will measure how much carbon dioxide they exhale by reacting their exhaled breath with limewater (calcium hydroxide solution). Students will practice writing balanced equations and completing masstomass stoichiometric calculations.

Combustion, Heat of Combustion, Stoichiometry, Balancing Equations, Dimensional Analysis, Interdisciplinary, Culminating Project  High School
Lesson Plan: Redesigning a Car for the Environment
Chemland’s city public transportation board has requested the class to help them determine the direction the city should move towards in reducing the carbon footprint. Students will be divided into groups and will come up with proposals of how to reduce the carbon footprint from carbon dioxide released from vehicles. The groups will represent different ways to reduce the carbon footprint via an alternative fuel source or a new technology. They will debate their findings to determine the direction that the city council should move towards to reduce the carbon footprint.

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

Conservation of Mass, Conservation of Matter, Chemical Change, Classification of Reactions, Percent Yield, Balancing Equations, Error Analysis, Accuracy, Chemical Change, Chemical Properties, Conservation of Mass, Conservation of Matter, Observations, Separating Mixtures  High School
Lab: Reactions of Copper
In this lab, students will convert copper metal into different copper compounds and then back to copper to illustrate conservation of matter.

Gas Laws, Matter, Density, Density, Temperature, Pressure, Volume, Graphing, Observations, Measurements  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.

Mole Concept  High School
Activity: Popcorn Counting Unit
In this activity, students develop a new method of counting objects, called the PCU, and compare this method to the concept of the mole.

Percent Composition  High School, Middle School
Lab: Percent Composition of M&M's
In this lesson, students explore the idea of percent composition by investigating different varieties of M&M’s.

Percent Composition, Percent Composition, Mole Concept, Dimensional Analysis  High School
Lab: Percent Composition of Bubble Gum
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.

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 Yield, Limiting Reactant, Stoichiometry, Dimensional Analysis  High School
Activity: Cookie Stoichiometry
In this activity, students use a chocolate chip cookie recipe to answer questions related to stoichiometry, percent yield, and limiting reactants.

Measurements, Percent Composition  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 reallife applications of chemistry, as well as essential mathematic and measurement skills.

Density, Observations, Inferences, Measurements, Identifying an Unknown, Error Analysis, Scientific Method  High School
Lab: Colors of the Rainbow
In this lab, students will practice density calculations and put their calculations to test by creating their own density column.

Catalysts, Reaction Rate, Experimental Design, Scientific Method, Chemical Change, Error Analysis, Balancing Equations, Percent Yield, Stoichiometry, Chemical Change, Measurements, Error Analysis, Dimensional Analysis  High School
Lesson Plan: Catalysis & Catalytic Converters
In this lesson students will be introduced to catalysts while expanding their knowledge of chemical reactions and stoichiometry. They will first learn about catalytic converters and then be challenged to create the best “catalytic converter” of hydrogen peroxide to oxygen gas in an inquirybased activity.

Mole Concept, Significant Figures, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Scientific Notation, Molar Mass, Molecular Formula  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, Measurements, Dimensional Analysis, 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.

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.

Density, Dimensional Analysis, Review, Measurements, Accuracy, Accuracy, Experimental Design, Error Analysis  High School, Middle School
Lab: Bowling Ball—Will it Sink or Float in Water?
In this lab, students will find the density of a bowling ball to determine whether it will sink or float in water.

Isotopes, Atomic Mass, Measurements  High School
Activity: Beanium Isotopes
In this activity, students will determine the average atomic mass of a sample of an imaginary element called Beanium.