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The Geochemical Society is a nonprofit scientific society founded to encourage the application of chemistry to the solution of geological and cosmological problems.
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This video from the American Chemistry Council highlights some of the ways chemistry is involved in keeping our water supply flowing and our drinking water safe. Did you know that aluminum and chloride salts remove impurities to keep water clean? Or that phosphate-based chemistries and epoxy resins...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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ChemSTEM gives links to videos on many chemistry topics, such as atomic structure, isotopes, and reactions. There are also videos with chemistry problems for students to solve.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2014
Have you ever watched a fireworks show and wondered how all the different colors -, amazing reds, yellows, oranges, blues, purples, greens, and more -, are made? The color, or colors, that a firework makes depends on what color-producing chemicals are in the firework. These chemicals are various...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This activity shows high schoolers what factors tend to resist changes in ocean pH, and why the ocean is salty.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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These five apps serve as a preview for middle level teachers considering purchasing an annual subscription from Werkz Publishing Inc. The apps don't require WiFi once they are downloaded. Choose from Introduction to Science, designed to help students understand the study and practice of science;...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Published in 2015
Do you want to try cleaning up an oil spill yourself? This experiment will help you understand why it is such a difficult task. All of the tools you will need are environmentally friendly and easy to find. By the end of this lesson, students should be able to: determine which sorbents best absorb...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
The atoms around you have existed for billions of years -, and most originated in the flaming, gaseous core of a star. Dennis Woldfogel tells the captivating tale of these atoms' long journey from the Big Bang to the molecules they form today.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Density is a measure of the mass per unit volume of a substance. The density of seawater depends on many factors such as the concentration of salt dissolved in it and its temperature. This demonstration shows different gradients of density in ocean water.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9
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In this lesson students will explore the effects of acidic oceans on certain marine organisms, in the ocean food web, and to humans. Students will conduct a science experiment using the scientific method to see the effects of increased aciridity on certain species. They will also invistigate the...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8
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Middle level teachers can familiarize themselves with NGSS-style assessment tasks. The website currently offers performance expectations clusters in areas of Chemical Reactions and Energy and Energy and Matter, with tasks for life science currently being developed. Teachers who register for a free...
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The American Chemical Society (ACS) awards this scholarship to working chemists pursuing a master's degree in education or certification as a chemistry or science teacher. Awardees receive up to ¤6,000 for full-time study or ¤3,000 for part-time study. Funds can be used for tuition,...
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Promoting excellence in science education and community outreach. Browse through resources for educators, students, outreach, and more.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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In this activity, students investigate three different soil samples with varying moisture content. They use a soil moisture probe to determine the percentage (by volume) of water in each of the soil samples.
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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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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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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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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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In this activity, students will conduct two runs of an activity to simulate, using coloured sweets, how the relative proportions of oxygen can indicate past Earth temperatures.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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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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