The floating soap bubble is an impressive experiment that is surprisingly easy to carry out.
Learn the chemistry behind the reaction between calcium carbide and water...melon...?!
Diffusion of HCl(g) from concentrated solutions of HCl can be used to illustrate some chemistry related to the train accident in Ohio.
Nora Walsh outlines the interactive notebook pages she uses for her unit on REACTIONS. All of the documents and foldables are available for download.
Learn a bit about the chemical reactions that occur during a lightning strike, and how you can demonstrate these reactions in your classroom.
Yvonne Clifford shares tips and ideas for making your high school chemistry course both interesting and rigorous.
Can you use your knowledge of chemistry to figure out what is going on in Chemical Mystery #19?
This is a simple small-scale distillation that can be used several different ways.
Chemical Reactions is a topic that unites a number of skills from formula writing, balancing equations, predicting products and solubility to name a few. On January 13th, 2022, Sarah English shared her unit covering chemical reactions in this ChemBasics Talk. You can view a recording of her presentation and access materials she has suggested.
Did you know that sand can be converted into a mixture of gases that spontaneously ignites in air? The procedures involved are relatively simple to perform, spectacular to observe, and relate to a rich assortment of chemical principles.