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Elementary / Elementary Science

Can Plants Survive without Light?

Students measure the ambient light around three plants for a series of days to discover the best light conditions in which they can grow.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

A Chemistry Mystery: Name That Unknown!

Students use several methods to characterize compounds according to the nature of intramolecular bonding.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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Elementary / Elementary Science

Thermal Insulators and Conductors

Students measure the temperature of water in a variety of cups to identify those that are best served as insulators or conductors.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Elementary / Elementary Science

Evidence of Chemical Reactions

Students will use baking soda, vinegar, and a temperature sensor to investigate chemical reactions.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Separating Food Dyes Using Chromatography

Students use paper and column chromatography to separate colored food dyes in a common grape-flavored drink mix.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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Elementary / Elementary Science

Temperature and Change

Students will use a temperature sensor, sugar cubes, and water to investigate how temperature can affect the rate in which a solid dissolves.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

How Much Acid is in Your Fruit Juice?

Students use titration and a pH sensor to study the organic acid content of fruit juices.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

How Hard is Your Tap Water?

Students use conductometric titration and gravimetry to determine how much calcium carbonate is in a sample of tap water.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Investigating the Copper Content of Brass

This lab extends knowledge of the electromagnetic spectrum, spectrometry and colorimetry. It uses Beer's law and generation of a calibration...

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Analysis of Food Dyes in Sports Drinks

Students use a colorimeter to quantify the amount of food dye in a sports drink.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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