Use this webquest to extend student knowledge of mixture separation. Compare concepts learned in the classroom to real-world economic situations. Take this teachable moment to help students understand the intensive process required to get gasoline ready for use, as well as other petroleum products.
Chemistry students love dry ice! Use this easy-to-obtain substance to ignite student curiosity and teach a few things as well! Teach kinetic theory, phase changes, and changes of state with this laboratory activity.
Chemistry teachers can use an online fireworks video from TeacherTube to capture student interest while you teach electron configuration. A video question and answer sheet are provided in this article.
At a certain age, what is old becomes new again. Students in the 9th grade will be excited to watch a program from their childhood, and teachers will be thrilled with the learning that accompanies it. Show the Magic School Bus Plays Ball as part of your study of motion and forces.
Are you looking for a new chemistry curriculum? Do you want to teach in an innovative, inquiry-driven way? Look no further! Key Curriculum Press has produced a unique chemistry program that will engage all levels of students. Read on for a teacher’s first hand review…
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This article contains questions and answers for the Video, “A is For Atom,” found on YouTube. Put forth by GE in the early 1950’s, it contains a little propaganda and a bunch of science. It is an excellent teaching tool for anyone teaching a unit in nuclear chemistry.
This simple yet informative activity will show your students how atomic mass is calculated. Only requiring a few minutes of prep and minimal supplies, it will pay you back tenfold with the understanding it generates for this difficult concept.
Help the topic of Sig Digs come to life with an easy, stimulating activity. Get students out of their seats and let them put the concepts you just taught into action. There is an activity that you can do with your students to familiarize them with the use of significant digits in the laboratory.
Do you hear moans and whines when you tell your students to round their answers to significant digits? When you teach the subject do you get at least one student asking, “why do we have to learn this?” If this sounds like you, read on. I will give you a mini-lesson plan that will help…
Chemistry teachers have a responsibility to keep their students safe in lab. To avoid injury (and potential lawsuits) get all your students on board with basic safety precautions. These tips should help!
Chemistry teachers have an interesting mix of responsibilities. Besides planning, teaching and grading, we also have that pesky laboratory component. Preparing chemicals, cleaning up the lab, it all takes time. Learn a few ways you can improve your time management in classroom instruction.