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Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Types of Chemical Reactions and Predicting Products
Description: The guided inquiry activity enables students to identify the five basic types of reactions - synthesis or composition, decomposition, combustion, single replacement and double replacement.  Students will also begin to predict the products for each of these types of reactions. The activity was developed in cooperation with Michelle Holdbrooks of Thompson High School. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Description: Students will participate in a guided inquiry activity using manipulatives to learn how to balance chemical reactions. This activity was developed in cooperation with Michelle Holdbrooks at Thompson High School (mholdbrooks@shelyed.k12.al.us).


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Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12), or Science (9 - 12)
Title: Writing Word Equations
Description: The students will learn to write word and formula equations. We will watch a web video about chemical equations. We will then complete the science in motion lab “The Color of Chemistry”. The students will also be required to write word and formula equations.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


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Title: Balancing Chemical Equations
Digital Tool: Video
Digital Tool Description: A chemistry tutorial designed to help learn the basic principles of balancing chemical equations.


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What is Stoichiometry
https://www.khanacad...
The KHAN Academy website demonstrates the stoichiometry of Fe2O3 and Al2O3 in order to determine the amounts of each that are required to make the reaction go to completion. The video demonstrates the number of moles and grams that relate to coefficients in the equation.

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Chemistry 303: Electrons in the Atom
http://www.gpb.org/c...
This is a GBP Television Podcast. This Podcast is about Electron in the Atom.

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Chemistry 304: Electron Distributions
http://www.gpb.org/c...
This is a GPB Television Podcast. This Podcast is on Electron Distribution.

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General Chemistry Online
http://antoine.frost...
This website, presented by the Chemistry Department at Frostburg State University, contains information and resources for those studying chemistry. Some of the features include a database of chemical compounds, lecture notes, tutorials, a glossary, and a chemistry trivia quiz.

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It's Elemental - The Periodic Table of Elements
http://education.jla...
This site provides a printable periodic table with information on each element, interactive games, puzzles, and activities.

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General Chemistry Online
http://antoine.frost...
This website, presented by the Chemistry Department at Frostburg State University, contains information and resources for those studying chemistry. Some of the features include a database of chemical compounds, lecture notes, tutorials, a glossary, and a chemistry trivia quiz.

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It's Elemental - The Periodic Table of Elements
http://education.jla...
This site provides a printable periodic table with information on each element, interactive games, puzzles, and activities.

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Mixed Reception - A Chemistry Murder Mystery
http://chemcollectiv...
Students use scientific method and chemistry knowledge to solve a mysterious death. Requires Flash Player and QuickTime, OR you may request a free cd of the activity and classroom materials for offline use.

Learning Activities


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General Chemistry Online
http://antoine.frost...
This website, presented by the Chemistry Department at Frostburg State University, contains information and resources for those studying chemistry. Some of the features include a database of chemical compounds, lecture notes, tutorials, a glossary, and a chemistry trivia quiz.

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The Phantom's Portrait Parlor: Mighty Molecules
http://www.miamisci....
Explore principles of atoms and matter in this classroom activity from the Miami Museum of Science. In this activity, students will construct models of molecules. They will show the chemical formula for each of the molecules they construct.

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Mixed Reception - A Chemistry Murder Mystery
http://chemcollectiv...
Students use scientific method and chemistry knowledge to solve a mysterious death. Requires Flash Player and QuickTime, OR you may request a free cd of the activity and classroom materials for offline use.

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A Chemical Jigsaw Puzzle
http://www.harmsy.fr...
A printable tool that helps students visually manipulate the way that chemicals interact with each other.

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Balancing Chemical Equations
https://www.khanacad...
This website shows how to balance a chemical equation. KHAN Academy demonstrates how to balance a chemical equation.

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What is Stoichiometry
https://www.khanacad...
The KHAN Academy website demonstrates the stoichiometry of Fe2O3 and Al2O3 in order to determine the amounts of each that are required to make the reaction go to completion. The video demonstrates the number of moles and grams that relate to coefficients in the equation.

Teacher Tools


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Mixed Reception - A Chemistry Murder Mystery
http://chemcollectiv...
Students use scientific method and chemistry knowledge to solve a mysterious death. Requires Flash Player and QuickTime, OR you may request a free cd of the activity and classroom materials for offline use.

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