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Matter - Chemistry for Kids - Research Guide

Matter - Chemistry for Kids - Research Guide

Have students complete this notes guide while reading and researching online to learn about Matter. The website is very informative and makes good use of graphics to support the content. This lesson can used as a flipped classroom exercise, a stations activity, student notes, homework or as a part of a sub lesson plan. The guide is 2-3 pages long and is a PDF. The research web link is embedded directly into the resource title. The pages are also included as pdfs. This activity should take about 60-90 minutes to complete. The following topics are covered: Overview States Phase Change I Phase Change II Chem-Phys Solids Liquids Gases Evaporation Plasmas BE Condensate Mixtures I Mixtures II Solutions I Solutions II Mixture Ex.
sasrozmaka
Electrolysis: extraction of aluminium

Electrolysis: extraction of aluminium

This is a role play activity to help students understand how electrolysis is uses to extract aluminium from aluminium oxide. It is designed to aid appreciation of the ionic nature of bauxite and assist the wring of ionic half equations. There is a follow-up worksheet to consolidate the key ideas.
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Construction Materials: making and testing bricks and cement

Construction Materials: making and testing bricks and cement

A great practical activity for students who may be less academic; this experimental work will help students to see the relevance of chemistry to the construction industry. NOTE that access to a kiln (usually present in most secondary art departments) is required to make the bricks. There are instructions for making bricks and reinforced cement beams. Students then perform tests on the items they have made. There is follow up work provided on student worksheets
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A Christmas Crime Scene! Christmas Chemistry Activity for KS3 and KS4 New for 2017!

A Christmas Crime Scene! Christmas Chemistry Activity for KS3 and KS4 New for 2017!

Some presents have been stolen from under your tree! The police have found 5 clues at the scene of the crime: some different powders, a shoe print, some fibres and a handwritten christmas card. Its down to you to use your problem solving skills and knowledge of chromatography and ions tests to determine which of the 32 suspects stole the presents! The only thing you can't find out is why... Students should be given the brief and an hour to try to solve all the clues. The 5 clues are: -A shoe print - they have to problem solve to figure out which of the 6 it is. -2 different fibres - they must look at the properties of the materials and decide which items of clothing they came from. - An ionic compound - they must use knowledge of testing for ions to name the compounds and then assign the right name to the powder found at the scene. Don't worry, there is step by step information for classes that have not yet studied this. - A second compound - students will use a flow chart to attempt to name this powder! - A handwritten christmas card from the thief that just says 'Sorry!' - Students have to find the Rf values from the chromatograms from the ink at the scene and from the pens found on the suspects. This is a Christmas crime with a twist! This is geared more towards KS4 chemistry, but I have done it with a few different sets of year 9 groups and they have loved it! As tghe teacher, you will control the clues and some of the information about what was found at the scene. The pieces of information given to the students are outlined in the PowerPoint either on slide 1 or in the notes section of the slide. THERE ARE NO PRACTICALS PLANNED WITH THIS ACTIVITY! ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS SOME PRINTING. You could incorporate practicals in with it if you wanted to, but it is not planned to need any. It is planned to be as low maintainance as possible.
katherinefoster91
Acids and Bases pH Activities

Acids and Bases pH Activities

Make sure you take advantage of this amazing Chemistry and Physical Science bundle package. For such a low price you get three award winning lessons and classroom projects.
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Atoms and the Periodic Table 3D Interactive PowerPoint

Atoms and the Periodic Table 3D Interactive PowerPoint

his PowerPoint is visually engaging for your students. It contains over 41 slides that is enticing and really does keep your students focused throughout each lesson. I focus on the educational theory of engaging student’s utilizing the best instructional practices for the diverse learning style of the different schools of thought. This PowerPoint makes learning fun with a constructivist approach. Each slide is interactive. It contains embedded videos while the content is displayed. It also contains audio clues for students to stay focused as they take notes during each slide.
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