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Calcium is a chemical that is always grabbing onto other chemicals. One of the most common chemicals connected to calcium is carbonate. Together, the calcium and the carbonate are called calcium carbonate. Calcium carbonate is in eggshells, seashells, limestone, and many other materials. In this...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Carbon dioxide (CO2) is essential for life on Earth. Scientists have ways of testing the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. In this activity, you can do your own test for CO2!
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Acids are substances that have a sour taste and strong smell. Lemon juice and vinegar are common acids. Acid rain is formed when pollution inthe air mixes with the rain and falls to the ground. In this activity, vinegar will represent acid rain, and an antacid tablet will represent a marble statue...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Global climate change, whether a result of natural variability or of human activity, is a vital issue for life on Earth and involves many processes and concepts related to chemistry. Engaging with this issue in deliberative discourse with colleagues and others requires understanding the fundamental...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Each year, as part of Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), ACS sponsors an illustrated poem contest for K-12 students. Participating ACS local sections invite area students to compete.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students will be able to find and analyze information to describe that chemical processes are used to convert natural resources into synthetic materials and products. They will also be able to give examples of how the production of synthetic products has impacts, both positive and negative, for...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Students will be able to explain that carbon dioxide from any source reacts chemically with water to form carbonic acidd. They will also be able to use the color changes of a universal indicator to monitor the changing pH of a solution during a chemical reaction.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Celebrating Chemistry is designed to engage and educate children (grades 4-6) in the basic principles of chemistry and are available in both English and Spanish. Most editions are aligned with either National Chemistry Week (NCW) or Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) and contain articles,...
Grade Level   4 5 6
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